Balkan Insight, December 20, 2018
A factory in Albania is churning out millions of allegedly ‘counterfeit’ cigarettes a year, despite a criminal investigation prompted by British customs intelligence.
(A cross-border investigation with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network and the Arab Journalists for Investigating Journalism)
Al Jazeera, September 19, 2018
Women say they are forced to work at least 18 hours a day, denied food, assaulted and prevented from returning home.
IRIN News, September 3, 2018
The floods came early this year in Tua Sin Chai, a remote village in Vietnam’s northern highlands. In June, heavy rainfall unleashed landslides that tumbled through this hillside village, killing a family of four.
South China Morning Post, June 17, 2018
In the rural mountains of Vietnam, young girls are disappearing from their homes with increasing regularity. Many turn up across the border, sold as wives for the price of a buffalo
TRT World Magazine, April 26, 2018
Vietnam may be one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Yet some residents in Ho Chi Minh City are at the cusp of eviction as authorities draw plans to develop the land beneath their feet.
New Naratif, Dec. 1, 2017
In the age of Trump, refugees and social media, many Vietnamese youths speak of a disconnection with the rest of the world, while others embrace upcoming, radical changes.
VnExpress Int., Aug. 8, 2017
A long overdue development project has left residents in one of the city’s biggest slums in limbo for the past 17 years.
VnExpress Int., Nov. 19, 2017
Arabica could hold the key to escaping poverty for farmers in Vietnam's province Quang Tri, but is it a sustainable option?
VnExpress Int., Dec. 24, 2017
Residents of the Thanh Da Peninsula have been left to eke out a living from farming under the bright lights of the big city, despite urban development plans that date back to two decades ago.
VnExpress Int., Nov. 26, 2017
A vicious tool at worst and a nationwide burden at best, the residency book finds itself at dawn of an inevitable reform.
VnExpress Int., June 18, 2017
For a performance that has been receiving critical acclaims both nationally and abroad, it takes a whole team of makers working together.
VnExpress Int., May 7, 2017
Publishers are struggling with the fast-advancing online reading habits and Vietnam's fading reading culture.
VnExpress Int., May 13, 2017
A trip to Trach Xa is a journey through the rice fields, into the heirloom craft of making ao dai.
VnExpress Int., July 6, 2017
The plan to reopen all 131 arches under the iconic Long Bien Bridge would give the area a fresh face, authorities say.
VnExpress Int., Sept. 17, 2017
Sung Tieu explores the connection between constructed reality and deep-seated Vietnamese spirituality through her first solo exhibition "Remote Viewing" in Hanoi.
The Palestine Monitor, April 11, 2016
Nour, 16, has been under house arrest since last July on suspicion of throwing stones. He is among approximately 700 Palestinian children arrested, interrogated and prosecuted in the Israeli military judicial system each year.
The Palestine Monitor, Mar. 14, 2016
Located 8 km northeast of the recognized township of Hura, Umm al-Hiran is among the Bedouin villages in the Negev desert at the risk of being demolished.
The Palestine Monitor, April 12, 2016
"They say Israel is a democracy. But what kind of democracy sends soldiers to people's homes at five in the morning, when the kids are still sleeping?"
The Palestine Monitor, Mar. 25, 2016
Young Palestinians in Haifa have become more assertive in expressing their identity and practicing their culture. And art has since become a means of resistance.
The Palestine Monitor, Feb. 25, 2016
In the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Silwan, Palestinian children play surrounded by heavily armed officers and large Israeli flags fluttering on top of the nearest settlements.
Muftah, Nov. 24, 2015
In one of the poorest neighborhoods in Izmir, Syrian refugees cluster in decrepit buildings and cheap hotels, counting the days until they can leave Turkey and head for Greece or other European countries.
Muftah, Nov. 3, 2015
As the route through Hungary completely closed, the end-goal for many refugees of reaching Western Europe seems more and more dangerous and less and less attainable.