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BOA VISTA (Reuters) - Soldiers handed out masks to barefooted Yanomami indigenous people including body-painted warriors carrying spears and bows and arrows on Wednesday on the second day of a military operation to protect isolated tribes from COVID-19.
THE administration of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) has vowed to abolish the practice of kawin tangkap (capture and wed), a form of bride kidnapping commonly practiced on the island of Sumba, after a viral video of an such an event angered a Cabinet minister and the public nationwide.
BOA VISTA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's military delivered protective supplies and medicines on Tuesday by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and tested frightened members for COVID-19.
PHNOM PENH, June 27 (Xinhua): The World Bank has approved a US$93 million credit for the Cambodia Land Allocation for Social and Economic Development Project III (LASED III), said its press statement on Saturday.
Uncle Stone has been selling intricately painted pebbles on the streets in Taiwan for the last 40 years.
JOURNALISTS and members of the public in a coalition of indigenous communities and press freedoms have started a crowdfunding campaign to support Diananta “Nanta” Putera Samedi, a journalist in South Kalimantan who was recently arrested for his report on a land dispute.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Around 200 U.S. Marines arrived in the northern Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday for an annual military training exercise, but will first undergo two weeks of quarantine, the Australian government said.
Veteran craftsman Mohd Yusof Abas' steady hands keeps him going in making copper biscuit moulds.
THE conditional movement control order (MCO) and gradual reopening of all sectors of the economy signals a new beginning.
Tuyang Initiative preps up online theatre, book project, virtual sape classes and handmade craft to keep afloat during these Covid-19 times.