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25 May 2016
25 May 2016
"If the tiger is conserved, the forest will be conserved, the conserved forest will conserve the tiger. So, conserve humans on this planet by conserving the tiger and the forest."
23 May 2016
"If the government doesn't get mad and stays quiet, it's the Japanese people who will have the last laugh."
21 May 2016
Deborah Smith only started to learn Korean six years ago. Her translation of Han Kang's book "The Vegetarian" just won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction.
20 May 2016
Global Voices and Groundviews have launched a partnership that will combine our focus on citizen media and Groundviews's analysis/expertise to bring our readers original and in-depth coverage from Sri Lanka.
"We can't clean out the weeds by pulling them out one by one. School bullying, teenage violence, all these uncivilized behaviors are rooted in society and family."
19 May 2016
This week, we take you to Ecuador, Uganda, Bangladesh, Ukraine and Pakistan.
"What a difference a day makes, from a flood selfie to mass burial of 100's in a landslide #SriLanka"
Despite this promise of care and love, Zhang Dejiang's visit has been accompanied by thousands of police officers, who vow to take "decisive action" against protesters.
18 May 2016
"We can look for alternative crops to plant. But right now there is simply nothing – just hectares of dust that even weed won’t grow on."
17 May 2016
"We do not simply want the Police to 'defuse' the incident, we want them to arrest those who are whipping up hatred and plotting sectarian violence."
Does eating rice pose a greater risk of diabetes that consuming sugar? Singaporeans are duking it out over this very question.
Beijing Police Really Want You to Know a Man Who Died in Custody Was Accused of Soliciting a Prostitute
As if that really matters. The troubling case has left some netizens believing that police are trying to cover up a young environmentalist's death after he was arrested.
16 May 2016
As it is impossible to pre-screen live-streamed content, China's public security bureau has set up a police station at the office of major live-streaming platform to oversee what is broadcast.
"Stay at home. If your counterfeits are high quality and cheap, Chinese people will support you and no one will disqualify you."
15 May 2016
By pushing for the omission of certain ideas from history textbooks, the current Japanese administration is promoting a revisionist view of the country's past. Will they succeed?
14 May 2016
It's been a long, dangerous journey, so Ali Jaffari first thought it was a scam when a Greek friend offered his family a room at a three-star hotel in Athens.
According to a recent report, many rural households in India continue to engage in manual scavenging, finding that it has less to do with poverty than with enduring caste-based discrimination.
Watching this on loop might just be the perfect between-episodes-fix for compulsive addicts of the cult HBO show.