Location: Asia

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/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

03 Aug 2015

 

Call-in radio programme aims to reduce mental health problems caused by earthquakes

 
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/ Community, Justice

14 Jul 2015

 

An inspiring collection of tales depicting the self-determination inherent in garment factory workers, who are not just asking for change, but making it happen

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Peace, Positive People

17 Apr 2015

 

Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

13 Mar 2015

 

A Bhutanese refugee camp in Damak, Nepal is giving its displaced inhabitants a brighter future thanks to green investment

 
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/ Community, Democracy

26 Jan 2015

 

A post-Soviet generation of feminists is working to transform society through a mix of personal and political action

 
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/ Community, Social Enterprise

20 Jan 2015

 

A new female-only taxi company in India is helping women stay safe while providing valuable employment and training opportunities

 
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/ Positive People

07 Nov 2014

 

One year ago, one of the largest typhoons ever recorded struck the Philippines. Niamh Coleman – then a newly qualified aid worker – was among the hundreds that scrambled to help relief efforts

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

14 Aug 2014

 

A new eight-day workshop visiting social enterprises in India is designed to propel career-sick individuals into meaningful work. Aaron Millar chats with the founder, Rosie Walford

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

02 Jul 2014

 

After years of isolation Myanmar is now open to tourists. Sustainable tourism expert Richard Brownsdon makes a visit and comes back with tips on how to see it responsibly

 
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/ Environment, Science

19 Jun 2014

 

China has agreed to share scientific knowledge with Nepal on the effects of climate and environmental changes on the Tibetan plateau in order to spur sustainable development

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

04 Jun 2014

 

Environmentalist Matt Mellen travels across Cambodia in search of the endangered Mekong River dolphin, and finds the inspiration to fight for their protection

 
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/ Politics

28 May 2014

 

Sushil Koirala has surprised leaders by rebuffing his family’s inheritance in favour of a simpler way of life

 
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/ Positive Travel

23 Apr 2014

 

In a rare interview with a Japanese Shugendō monk, Aaron Millar learns about this extreme and uniquely eastern form of nature worship

 
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/ Conservation

22 Apr 2014

 

A new ruling to end century-long whale hunting in the Southern Ocean has been challenged by the Japanese government, but will still result in fewer whales being killed

 
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/ Environment

11 Mar 2014

 

The Dongria Kondh in India have won a landmark victory against metal mining giant Vedanta, as plans for a bauxite mine are rejected in a move that could set a new precedent for tribal rights

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

06 Mar 2014

 

As pharmaceuticals corruption increases, a ‘blacklist’ is introduced to ban offenders from operation

 
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/ Health

05 Feb 2014

 

India was once the world’s most polio-ridden country, but strong action has now eradicated the disease, paving the way towards a polio-free Southeast Asia

 
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, / Culture, Sport

10 Dec 2013

 

Euphoric street parties have become an unprecedented part of normal life in Kabul following Afghanistan’s recent sporting successes in both cricket and football

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Sustainable Development

22 Nov 2013

 

Low-income households will receive 29% higher welfare payments as reduced fuel subsidies push petrol and diesel prices up at the pump

 

Political prisoners freed in Myanmar

 
 

/ Democracy

10 Sep 2013

 

New president frees a further 73 political prisoners, but activists say peaceful protesters are still regularly arrested and jailed