Society

Stories on Asian life, cultures, and social institutions

Heavy hand of the religious establishment reaches for an escaping transgender
New tools to fight one of world’s deadliest diseases
State measure sparks a national debate
“Vested interests want to use slayings to divide communities”
Mahathir’s abiding obsession with race
Vital addition preventing malaria but no magic bullet. Comprehensive health services remain center stage
Pollution versus pleasure
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