Cambodia

Wrestling with Tourism in Angkor Wat

As COVID forces a global shutdown on tourism, locals who rely on the industry face a precarious future

2.6 million. That’s the number of annual foreign visitors to Angkor Wat—the world’s largest temple and...

South Korea

9 Korean Films You Don’t Want to Miss

“Once you overcome the one-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films."

When he accepted the Golden Globe for his movie Parasite (2019), director Bong Joon-Ho told the...

South Korea

How South Korea is Beating COVID

From mask vending machines to a general culture of responsibility

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the US, it’s easy to forget the virus arrived in...

Global

Pandemic World: Fiji welcomes the billionaires

Each week, we’re taking a look at how COVID-19 is impacting life around the world.

How the world is coping with coronavirus this week:   Fiji After months of strict lockdowns...

Global

Pandemic World: Myanmar’s information gap

Each week, we’re taking a look at how COVID-19 is impacting life around the world.

How the world is coping with coronavirus this week:   Nigeria An investigation by Global Voices...

Ireland

Meet Panti Bliss

Ireland's most famous drag queen and LGBTQ activist

Rory O’Neill a.k.a. Panti Bliss, is a popular drag performer and LGBTQ/HIV/AIDS activist. Panti’s forthright and...

South Korea

K-pop Music Goes Global

The business of making an idol

As the camera pans across to a boxing-ring-like blue stage, a 35-year-old Korean man wearing a...