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Features

  • Sufi shrines in China
    Aug 11, 2017 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    New York-based artist visits enduring symbols of collective memory and faith in desert environment in northwest China
  • China’s army of green activists
    Aug 11, 2017 By Guillaume Pitron
    Questioning the three decades of capitalism and the basis of the country’s economic growth policy
  • Empowering rural women in India
    Aug 02, 2017 Gagandeep Kaur, Special to Weekend Review
    The expansion of mobile network in the country’s hinterland is not only changing the perception about mobile devices but also generating means of livelihood
  • Last woman standing in the Americas
    Aug 02, 2017 By Ernesto Londono
    With Rousseff impeached and Fernandez fighting corruption charges, the Chilean president finds herself in an unsettling position
  • Jackfruit: Rise of the messy, smelly fruit
    Jul 26, 2017 By Mythily RamachandranSpecial to Weekend Review
    Jackfruit was much neglected until a Kerala-based entrepreneur revolutionised the way it’s used and consumed
  • India’s swirling epidemic of fake news
    Jul 26, 2017 By Parth M.N. and 
Shashank Bengali
    Many of the stories go viral because they advance the Hindu nationalist agenda of the ruling party
  • Migrants in Libya 'not treated like humans’
    Jul 26, 2017 By Sudarsan Raghavan
    Abuse of migrants is becoming systematic in Libya, raising questions about European agreements
  • Rebuilding the lives of refugees
    Jul 19, 2017 By John Kluge and 
Lev Plaves
    The nonprofit Kiva is crowdfunding microloans to help Syrian migrants and their host communities start businesses
  • A $360 taxi ride from Beirut to Aleppo
    Jul 19, 2017 By Jwanah Qudsi
    A return to the Syrian city after six years reveals residents getting by with little or no basic services
  • The final resting place of presidents and stars, the cemetery is also inhabited by some of Manila’s poorest people
  • A case for technology over concrete
    Jul 05, 2017 By Ron Nixon
    Agents are using equipment that the Defence Department brought back from Afghanistan, where it was used to track the Taliban
  • A community just for you in Abu Dhabi
    Jul 05, 2017 By Sarvy GeranpayehStaff Writer
    Four women in Abu Dhabi help set up community initiatives to improve the residents' quality of life
  • Digitally enhanced spaces aid Palestinian kids
    Jun 28, 2017 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Based in Ramallah, Iris Solutions operates in the field of custom interactive and touch technology
  • Chinese city with a Russian past
    Jun 28, 2017 By Kiki Zhao
    Battered by waves of war, revolution and now, urban redevelopment, Harbin is struggling to preserve its architectural legacy
  • IT companies in the country are masking layoffs as voluntary resignations based on poor performance ratings
  • Begum Sumru’s colourful life
    Jun 22, 2017 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Nestled away in Sardhana, a unique church attracts tourists eager for a glimpse into the history of a remarkable 18th-century woman