#Asia

  • Article: Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science
    Education

    Your Old Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Helping Kids in South America and Asia Learn About Science

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 1, 2019

    The special glasses allow underprivileged students to witness science right in front of their eyes. Read more

  • Article: Social Good Businesses Led by Women and Young People Can Fix 'Any Problem': Nobel Winner
    Finance & Innovation

    Social Good Businesses Led by Women and Young People Can Fix 'Any Problem': Nobel Winner

    June 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Social businesses are set up specifically to tackle social and environmental problems. Read more

  • Article: The Winner of the 'Nobel Prize for Food' Is Urging People to Eat More Veggies
    Food & Hunger

    The Winner of the 'Nobel Prize for Food' Is Urging People to Eat More Veggies

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More people in growing economies are opting for rice and meat, skipping nutritious vegetables. Read more

  • Article: Asia Has Made Huge Gains Against Tuberculosis in the Past Year: Report
    Health

    Asia Has Made Huge Gains Against Tuberculosis in the Past Year: Report

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 8, 2019

    Half a million additional tuberculosis patients are expected to be treated this year. Read more

  • Article: This Fashion Campaign Breaks Convention With an All-Asian Cast of Models
    Citizenship

    This Fashion Campaign Breaks Convention With an All-Asian Cast of Models

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 17, 2018

    Prabal Gurung’s new fall campaign celebrates diversity and women of the Eastern World Read more

  • Article: Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'
    Environment

    Asia's Growing Appetite for Meat and Seafood Will 'Strain Environment'

    Sept. 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A land area the size of India will be needed for additional food production. Read more

  • Article: North Korea and Eritrea Have the Highest Rates of Modern Slavery, Report Says
    Citizenship

    North Korea and Eritrea Have the Highest Rates of Modern Slavery, Report Says

    July 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 40 million people were enslaved around the world as of 2016. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more