Bhumika Shrestha is a transgender activist and politician in Nepal. Her country has made rapid progress towards LGTBI inclusion, and is the first country in Asia to explicitly recognize sexual and gender minority rights in its constitution. We use cutting-edge voice recognition and artificial intelligence to create a unique multimedia experience where you get ask Bhumika about her life, work and country.
Cargo passing through Asian ports has more than tripled since 2000. We take an in-depth look at the impacts of this traffic surge on the health of coastal residents and the global environment in order to answer whether Asia, or the world, is doing enough to tackle the environmental fallout.
Asia is the world’s fastest-growing aviation market. But experts worry the continent is ill-equipped to handle the increasing traffic. Here are the major risks, illustrated through the course of a fictional flight.
Hong Kong is home to hundreds of thousands of women from Indonesia and the Philippines who work as “helpers” in pursuit of meager wealth. They are an indispensable part of the city’s vibrant economy and society. But incidents of abuse often stay hidden from public view. Follow one woman’s tale as she seeks to put her life back together after a horrific crime.
Alibaba is China’s biggest online commerce company. After it goes public, Alibaba will be one of the most valuable tech companies in the world. Here’s a guide to the company, its founder Jack Ma and what its expected IPO will mean.