‘Stay with these poor people if you can,’ urged Mother Teresa – and Father Joseph Maier does.
Many factory workers in export-heavy economies like Thailand's have lost their jobs. With agricultural demand also down, farming has become a less reliable Plan B.
Since 1970s, loose association of conservation-minded urban areas has grown up worldwide.
A new generation of mahouts – some as young as 7, and as lightweight as 50 pounds – bend the will of the massive beast.
In gridlocked Bangkok, a special team of cops helps women who can't quite make it to the hospital on time.
Nearly 1,000 refugees were detained on a remote island in December before being towed out to sea and abandoned with little food or water, rights group says.