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South Korea to face critical shortage of soldiers

Low fertility rate and a drastic reduction in the youth population, along with a shorter period of military service, are threatening S. Korea's military power.

February 16, 2020

Bangladesh: Once a lifeline, polluted Bangshi River now dying

The Bangshi River used to serve as a source of water for irrigation & drinking for the people of the Nolam village, but now, it is polluted with industrial waste.

February 16, 2020

Indonesia's zero recorded coronavirus cases raise questions

The questions range from whether Indonesia's humid and tropical climate somehow protects it to if the country has the capacity to detect the virus.

February 15, 2020

#MeToo battle continues in S. Korea, 2 years after first case

A high-profile case involving a former prosecutor who was jailed will be back in court, once again throwing the spotlight on the way women in South Korea are treated.

February 15, 2020