Monks in Thailand are increasingly providing food and other essential items for laypeople – a reversal of traditional roles.
The story of how many Asian garment manufacturers joined this different supply chain during the pandemic – with no help from western retail customers.
There are many more ways to elect a president than the US method – and several alternatives beyond the popular vote.
A UN aid worker turned his experiences in war-torn Sri Lanka into a graphic novel.
Promising to plant 100m trees a year is one thing; making them grow can be quite another.
The political comeback of the Rajapaksa family has left some Sri Lankans worried.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the frontrunner in the presidential election. He was defence secretary during his brother Mahinda's presidency when the government is accused of numerous wartime atrocities.
As the Sri Lankan Tamil family from Biloela prepares to learn their fate tomorrow, Scott Morrison and Peter Dutton can't avoid looking threadbare in terms of humanity.
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
A government-imposed internet blackout in Sudan is the latest in a series of internet shutdowns as a means to quell dissent.
The bombings have been framed as part of ongoing internal conflict, but Sri Lanka was just the stage for a play that could have been performed anywhere in the world.
A decade on, the power of remembrance is key to Tamil culture.
This spring marks the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide and the 10th year since the Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka. The world knows what happened in Rwanda. What about Sri Lanka?
The deadly Sri Lanka attacks show a return to the coordinated, sophisticated strikes employed by al-Qaeda in the 2000s, focusing on soft targets with vulnerable institutions.
By inciting religious hatred, the recent attacks in Sri Lanka appear to have more in common with Al-Qaeda than past ethno-religious violence, which has sought specific political change.
A new chapter of violence has begun in Sri Lanka and old divisions may yet again escalate further.
In a country with a weak press, social media played a key role in exposing the truth and building bridges between Sri Lanka's different ethnic and religious groups.
Suicide bombers struck Sri Lanka's churches and hotels on Easter Sunday, killing and injuring hundreds of people. Seven percent of Sri Lanka's population is Christian – most of them Roman Catholics.
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
Sri Lanka has become the cautionary tale when it comes to Belt and Road investment with China. Can Nepal avoid a similar fate?