Modern Day Slavery In Southeast Asia
Correspondent/Video Journalist responsible for reporting, shooting, writing and editing each of these stories.
Decades after being tortured during the reign of the late-dictator Ferdinand Marcos Senior, victims try to block his son's path to the presidency.
Malaysia has the dubious distinction of being the fattest country in Asia. Experts blame inactive lifestyles as the country urbanizes and poverty rates decline. We look at the root of the problem and steps underway to help Malaysians get fit.
Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar now live in fear in the very place where they sought safety: Inside their camps in Bangladesh, Rohingya militants murder refugees who criticize their activities and gangs kidnap children from families with relatives in more wealthy countries demanding ransom.
Educators struggle to teach more than 300,000 child refugees who've fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. Aid groups are scrambling to build classrooms, develop a curriculum and give crash courses in teaching to teams of inexperienced instructors.
Government stimulus programs are not enough to keep many small mom & pop shops from going out of business. The upcoming closure of a popular cafe demonstrates the problems so many small businesses face. We talk to the cafe owner and an analyst for the big picture.
Concerns are growing that one of Myanmar's treasures might one-day dry up and disappear. A local environmentalist takes steps to try to preserve it for future generations.
A priest in the Philippines tries to stop a dictator's son from becoming president.
When the current Rohingya refugee crisis started there was a flood of patients with wounds from bullets and knives. Doctors in Bangladesh also faced outbreaks of measles and diphtheria that needed to be contained. But now the cases that health care workers typically deal with have changed. This story goes inside the examination rooms of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in a refugee camp.
Two-years after Myanmar's first civilian government in decades took office, it's clear that the military still has the most power.
On the surface Myanmar seems to be undergoing a major transformation as a building boom brings luxury hotels and modern shopping malls, but most of the country's people still live in poverty without electricity or running water.
A Malaysian burger chain takes unusual steps to try to stay in business.