Looms of Doom

A foreign fabric has silenced the looms of the local Indian weavers, reduced them to poverty, and killed an art
Sutapa Mukerjee
September 22, 2004

Pity the Giants

Though it’s illegal and a threat to an endangered species, the global trade in ivory has a momentum all of its own
Kesa Nimrahong
September 30, 2004

Freeing India's Textile Industry

The country’s government holds the key to helping its apparel manufacturers compete in the global market
Asutosh Padhi
October 5, 2004

Al Azhar to Offer Courses in Thailand

University hopes to provide reliable Islamic education to young Thai Muslims
Don Pathan
September 23, 2004

Of Do-Gooder Celebrities and Stereotyped Bleak Image

Calcutta critics argue that visits by "bleeding heart" Westerners obscure the signs of progress
S. N. M. Abdi
September 16, 2004