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Afghan woman wins recognition, sparks Taliban opposition

"Where Is My Name?" campaign by Laleh Osmany has stirred heated debate in Afghanistan where for some, speaking a woman's name in public is taboo.

September 23, 2020

Broke S. Korea millennials turn to day trading to strike it rich

The bulk of the fledgling investors in retail trading during the COVID-19 pandemic are in their 20s and 30s, according to a Seoul-based brokerage.

September 22, 2020

Virus: India's Nobel laureate fears upsurge in child labour

Indian Nobel peace laureate Kailash Satyarthi fears all his efforts in fighting child labour and trafficking could reverse as the pandemic forces children into labour.

September 21, 2020

Job or hijab? Singapore debates ban on Islamic veil at work

Although minority Muslim women can freely wear the hijab in most settings in Singapore, some professions bar the headscarf.

September 21, 2020