Social issues

Thai airline’s sexy calendar too hot for the government

Thai airline’s sexy calendar too hot for the government

Maxim models strip down for the Nok Air month tracker. No stranger to controversy, the CEO explains why it's not at all sexist
Jhilmil Motihar: Why is it hard for a woman to buy alcohol in Mumbai?

Jhilmil Motihar: Why is it hard for a woman to buy alcohol in Mumbai?

Mumbai is a fantastic city for women. Except when getting your hands on hard liquor
The high and low ends of rehab tourism in Thailand

The high and low ends of rehab tourism in Thailand

From the vomit temple to a luxurious cabin, addicts are coming to Thailand to solve their problems and apparently staying clean as a result
Dowry Calculator app: How much for an arranged marriage?

Dowry Calculator app: How much for an arranged marriage?

App inventor Tanul Thakur spoofs an antiquated, outlawed aspect of arranged marriages
Oops honey, I did it again...

Oops honey, I did it again...

It's only been available for a month but premature ejaculation pill Priligy is flying off the shelves in Singapore
Newton Circus: Pricking people’s conscience with an exhibition

Newton Circus: Pricking people’s conscience with an exhibition

It's not the hawker center popular with tourists, but a new, socially-conscious company that is staging a thought-provoking exhibition called The Poverty Line
mrbrown: Children are the solution to so many problems

mrbrown: Children are the solution to so many problems

mrbrown has come up with a solution for Singapore's fertility and immigration problems: make your own workforce
What will it take to get Singaporeans to breed?

What will it take to get Singaporeans to breed?

Stop at two? We wish we had that problem ... Singaporeans it is your duty to get a bun (or three) in the oven
Singaporeans need to have more sex

Singaporeans need to have more sex

As Singapore's fertility rate drops to a new low, the deputy PM asks citizens to show some love ... not for themselves but for the good of the country
The whole story on being 'hafu'

The whole story on being 'hafu'

The movie 'Hafu' explores the limbo world of people who are half-Japanese and half something else, as they try to find their place in society
Creative Handicrafts: Underprivileged women found an 'ethicool' brand in Mumbai

Creative Handicrafts: Underprivileged women found an 'ethicool' brand in Mumbai

When a nun and a group of underprivileged women coax us out of a little of our cash at an adorable arts and crafts store on Hill Road, it's what you might call a fair trade
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