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20 October 2015
Koppu is the second strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year. Aside from causing floods and landslides, Koppu also destroyed agricultural crops in the country's "food basket."
9 October 2015
Sellers of doubles, the nation's most beloved breakfast food, caused outrage when they announced a one dollar price increase, despite the fact that the raw materials cost has remained the...
24 September 2015
Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) has produced an engaging informative video that provides great insight into how school lunches are a fundamental part of learning in Japan's schools.
18 September 2015
Four people involved with the Adamya Bangladesh Foundation, which works to improve the lives of street children, face human trafficking charges. Supporters aren't convinced of the police case against them.
1 September 2015
"Loa seeks to explore the ideas and stories that shape Vietnam today. We amplify the voices you often don't hear and broadcast the perspectives you haven’t heard."
24 August 2015
20 August 2015
What happened when a cafe owner tried to eject from his business a 27-year-old customer named Oksana, diagnosed with autism and cerebral palsy, saying she was scaring away customers?
16 August 2015
Bolivia is reportedly the South American country with the highest proportion of mothers who exclusively breast-feed, but mothers who do so in public don't always find support.
15 August 2015
11 August 2015
RuNet Echo collects some of the most poignant jokes and statements from Russian-language Twitter about Russia's new war on banned Western food imports.
1 August 2015
17 July 2015
Lily Kwok posted a photo of herself on Facebook holding a placard that said, "I will not 'Go back to China'. I am Trinidadian" following a spate of anti-Chinese racism.
16 July 2015
Video of dog being skinned (allegedly at a Chinese restaurant) goes viral. Health minister hastily comments. Local Chinese community hits back online to try to bring the minister to heel.
14 July 2015
11 July 2015
Greece is more dependent on its cash economy than almost anywhere in Europe. So the bank shutdown there is already negatively impacting thousands of small businesses and their customers.
9 July 2015
If Yemenis are divided over plenty of issues, they are at least united over Sambosa, an appetizer stuffed with beef and vegetables, during Ramadan.
19 June 2015
From Mexico to the world: "tacos de canasta" or "basket tacos". Although they may not be gourmet, they're certainly delicious. Let's take a look at their preparation and distribution.
13 June 2015
10 June 2015
Monsanto, the agro-giant everyone loves to hate, has been at the center of recent protests in Argentina. But where are all the protests holding the country's government accountable?
8 June 2015
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.