MORE than one-fifth of Hong Kong's 7.4 million population were living in poverty last year, the government said Monday, as the city faces an ageing population and its sky-high housing prices...

[LANGKAT, Indonesia] Indonesian palm oil farmer Kawal Surbakti says his livelihood is under attack, but the threat is not from insects or hungry orangutans eating his prized crop.

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DOES America adapt by crisis or consensus? Do we spontaneously change because we see we must, or must we be coerced by events that leave us no choice?

A SECRETLY stupendously rich man falls in love with a poor girl. His mother declares her a gold-digger. Much gnashing of teeth ensues. Beyond its simple romcom plot, however, the film Crazy Rich...

[TOKYO] The beating of a 4-year-old boy on Christmas Eve went on through the night. Covered with bruises and having suffered catastrophic internal bleeding, he was pronounced dead at a hospital. Soon...

POVERTY in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a...

<p/> <p/> [GYUMRI, Armenia]  The facade of Zoya Sarkisian's apartment building in Armenia's poverty-stricken city of Gyumri is slowly crumbling nearly three decades after it was...

[BULACAN, Philippines] F or the 48 families who once lived in shanties and rundown tenements around Manila, going to work meant hour-long commutes in crowded jeepneys and tricycles.

[BULACAN, Philippines] F or the 48 families who once lived in shanties and rundown tenements around Manila, going to work meant hour-long commutes in crowded jeepneys and tricycles.