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Lost lives: the battle of China's invisible children to recover missed years

14 Dec 2016

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Living in Beijing for 23 years, Li Xue has never attended school, not even for a day.

Factbox: Hidden and often ignored: Five facts about 'urban refugees'

09 Dec 2016

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They are refugees, but do not live in the camps so often associated with those fleeing war or persecution. They account for around two-thirds of the global refugee population but receive little help from aid organizations. There are tens of thousands of them living in cities like Bangkok, Nairobi and Kuala Lumpur, but their lives are largely invisible.

Philippines HIV prevention policies leave behind men who have sex with men: rights group

08 Dec 2016

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Philippines is not doing enough to tackle soaring HIV prevalence among men who have sex with men by offering greater access to HIV testing and condoms, an international rights group said on Thursday.

Indonesia pledges to protect peatlands to fight climate change, haze

06 Dec 2016

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Environmental activists hailed on Tuesday Indonesia's ban on converting peatlands into plantations but said enforcement was critical to reducing annual fires that shroud parts of Southeast Asia in choking haze.

Asia-Pacific loses steam in efforts to end hunger - study

06 Dec 2016

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even as malnutrition killed millions of children worldwide last year - with many deaths in Asia-Pacific, the region's progress towards defeating hunger has slowed down, a new study has found.

Insured crabs, tea help China's farmers avoid extreme weather losses

03 Oct 2016

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ma Rongda, a tea grower for nearly 30 years, knows how badly his business can be affected by extreme weather. But when heavy snow and cold hit his tea garden earlier this year, Ma was not as worried as he used to be.

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