Documentary: Witness – Dust in the lung (Video)
One journalist is determined to help China’s millions of migrant workers suffering from the deadly black lung disease.
Flood-hit Southeast Asia awaits more rain (Video)
People in South East Asia have been warned to prepare for more flooding, after days of heavy rain around the region that killed dozens of people and displaced tens of thousands in Thailand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.According to officials, more than 200,000 people are homeless across the region because of the floods.
Search under way for missing AirAsia flight (Video)
Families fear the worst after flight QZ8501 disappears over the Java Sea en route to Singapore with 162 people on board.
DUA (SUPPLICATION): Inna lillaahi wa inna ilayhi Raaji’oon (To Allah (God) we belong and to Him we shall return)
China: For my Blue Brothers (Video)
Follow former Chinese journalist He Zhongzhou as he struggles to support migrant workers and protect their rights.
Demand for female imams in China rising
By: Liang Chen
The number of female imams, known locally as ahong, acting as spiritual leaders and teachers for Muslim women, is rising in China, especially in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. They have broken through taboos and barriers and won wide recognition among female believers. After learning doctrines and taking certification exam, more than 80 female imams in Ningxia have been licensed by the government. They lead Muslim women in prayer at mosques, teach them about the Koran and Islamic culture and offer religious services. They also mediate domestic disputes and enhance women’s awareness of their rights. Female imams are playing an increasingly essential role in improving gender equality, the quality of local women’s religious life and social harmony.
Documentary: 101 East – South Korea, Caught in the Web (Video)
We look at the impact of internet addiction as more and more South Koreans get caught in the web.
The unholy, anti-Muslim pact of Buddhist and Hindu fanatics
By: Dr. Mohammad Manzoor Alam
Now it is official. Extremist Buddhists and Hindus are forming a grand alliance against Muslims in South Asia. What damage they can cause Muslims is not really known, beyond a cowardly attack on Muslims here and a riot there.
Vietnam woos Muslim tourists
By: Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit
More Muslim travellers from Indonesia, Malaysia, India, and the Middle East are visiting Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism deputy director, La Quoc Khanh, said that the number of tourists from Muslim countries, especially Indonesia and Malaysia, has gone up considerably in recent years.