For Huang Bo and his family, seeing their sick father breathe painfully on the bed in the final hours of his life was not easy.
Bhadri Sarki used to walk for more than an hour to fetch enough water to irrigate just one apple tree.
Leong Yuet Meng cannot walk more than 10 meters without assistance. Yet, the frail 90-year-old still runs a wanton noodle stall in downtown Singapore, selling at least 200 bowls on any given day.
Soon, garbage sorting will no longer be an option but a requirement in China.
A conductor’s baton has been created that allows the visually-impaired to follow its movements, opening up the potential for blind people to join more orchestras.
Gaza has been effectively cut off from the outside world since Hamas took over more than 12 years ago. The situation is especially difficult for young people, as DW’s Tania Krämer reports from Gaza City.
In between public speaking engagements and running a charitable foundation, South African Stacey Fru is working hard on her fourth and fifth books.
Health warnings for smokers have never been clearer. But what about the health of the planet? DW’s Irene Banos Ruiz reports that cigarette butts, are the most common item of single-use plastic waste in the world – and that’s only one piece of the puzzle.
Double eyelid surgeries are not uncommon these days, but what if they were for pet cats?
The second annual French Week in Siem Reap, which kicks off on March 7 until March 10, delivers a bewildering and amazing range of entertainment, arts and crafts to the good people of Siem Reap, whether they’re Cambodian, French or expats from other parts.
In July 2004 Richard Stone traveled to North Korea for the first time. Back then he was the editor of Science magazine, and as a US citizen and journalist, it was difficult for him to get a visa.
The gullible parts of Trevor Lock interviews the slightly neurotic parts of him about his upcoming stand-up comedy show at The Box Office in Phnom Penh tomorrow, March 1.
In the ancient Guwenhua Street in north China’s Tianjin Municipality, Zhang Fuhai slowly stirs a box of sugary liquid, scoops some out and paints Peppa Pig on a stone board.
DW’s Hannah Fuchs likes to think she’s pretty responsible about her environmental impact. But the guilt induced by a take-out coffee got her asking why even the most eco-conscious of us slip up.
Ever wish you could rant about a film’s blatant sexism to more than just your family and friends?
A black superhero action flick. A film about an indigenous maid in Mexico. A portrayal of a gay, immigrant rock star. Spike Lee’s first Oscar.
Bars in Vietnam’s capital are cashing in on the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tomorrow with special concoctions to mark the high-stakes diplomacy.
The celebrations haven’t ended yet as the Embassy of Malaysia in Phnom Penh gathered Malaysian expatriates and guests for a vibrant and meaningful Chinese New Year revelry at the weekend.
Mount Everest has turned into a dumping ground as the growing numbers of climbers leave their trash behind on the mountain.
Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheater in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya now struggling with neglect, vandals and illegal confiscation of land by locals.
Karl Lagerfeld enjoyed the stature of a god among mortals in the world of fashion, where he stayed on top for well over half of a century and up to his death, at an age almost nobody apart from himself knew with to-the-day precision.
Striking a pose in the mirror, Swedish model and stylist Lisa Anckarman shows off a new jacket with a difference on Instagram – though it fits her perfectly in the photo, it’s a virtual design that does not exist in real life.
Rising poverty and hunger following five years of brutal civil war in South Sudan is driving many families to marry off their young daughters for a dowry to survive, Oxfam said in a report published Monday.
Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has made his directorial debut with “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”. The Netflix production tells the story of William Kamkwamba, who saved his village from famine by inventing a wind turbine.
A team of scientists from the University of Chicago (UChicago) and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences has for the first time directly observed an Antarctic ice shelf bending under the weight of ponding meltwater on top.
“The Vagina Monologues” explores consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences, body image, genital mutilation, direct and indirect encounters with reproduction, sex work, and several other topics through the eyes of women with various ages, races, sexualities, and other differences.
The fate of a large green space in the middle of one of the world’s most built-up cities is pitting communities and conservationists against developers and cash-strapped authorities in a battle that is increasingly common in Asia.
A generation of music-lovers are damaging their hearing with audio players that do not limit dangerously high noise levels, the UN health agency said earlier this week.
A young couple with matching expressions stare nervously into the camera with deep brown eyes. He, a Vietnamese student, has just met the love of his life. She, a North Korean, is forbidden to love him back.
Actor Ranveer Singh said India could be on the cusp of a musical revolution with the kind of Hindustani hip-hop that is the subject of his new movie premiering at the Berlin Film Festival.