The March 1959 Tibetan revolt was brutally put down with estimates of tens of thousands killed by Chinese troops.
Angel L. Martinez Cantera
Thousands from Christian Chin ethnic group fear they will be forced out of India where they reside with few rights.
Two competing whale shark interaction projects are highlighting the problems with ecotourism.
Rescued after 22 hours, five-month-old Sonish became a symbol of hope, but what became of his family in the year since?
Twice the size of Paris, the open-air Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm offers a unique approach to reforming criminals.
Artists say plans to bulldoze celebrated colony where they live could leave them homeless and damage Indian culture.
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
The country is a pioneer in rights for gender and sexual minorities, but many continue to face marginalisation.
Exploitation is rampant, child rights activists say, in industry synonymous with glamour and glitter.
Sex workers offered health and economic assistance by government projects and decentralised cooperatives.