Women often cultivate land for food and income while men frequently hold the land title, giving them greater access to consultation and compensation. So writes Katherine Heller in her intriguing World bank blog.
By Annie Cosalan
Some floors of the Peninsula Plaza shopping centre in central Singapore are known as “Little Myanmar”.
By IOM Director General William Lacy Swing
In today’s increasingly mobile and interconnected world, migration has become an integral part of the lives of over 100 million women. At different stages of their lives, a growing proportion of these women leave their familiar surroundings to study, work, marry, reunite with their families or flee a dangerous situation.
By Leonard Doyle
Social media enthusiasts love making annoying, unverifiable claims about their tweets, likes and follows. The biggest offenders have a peculiarly anti-social tic of looking down at their smartphones rather than looking you in the eye.
By Miguel Meñez
I have a great concept for the next medical drama. No, it’s not Dr. Zhivago (for those who remember him) and no, it’s not Gray’s Anatomy (although you could argue that there’s a handsome McDreamy-like doctor in it) and no, it’s not House with his mind-bending medical mysteries. I got the idea for my version of ER by visiting the 15th floor of Trafalgar Place in the middle of swanky Makati City in the Philippines.