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Blood Sugar 027
By Ruom
08 Jan 2013

January 8, 2013
Omliang, Kampong Speu, Cambodia

A family prepares breakfast before they start working in the sugar cane plantations.

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Blood Sugar 018
By Ruom
07 Jan 2013

January 8, 2013
Omliang, Kampong Speu, Cambodia

T. N. (61) walks home after a day working in the plantations. She was evicted from her 7 hectares of land in 2011, and was forced to accepted a compensation of 300USD (the estimate value of 1 hectare is around 5.000 USD). Now she and her family, don't own any land and they're not self-sufficient anymore (2.5 of the 7 hectares were rice fields) and they had to ask the bank for loans.

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75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE NANJING MASSA...
Nanjing, China
By Editor's Picks
12 Dec 2012

On December 13, 1937, the Japanese Imperial Army invaded China, occupying Nanjing, China's former capital city. Over the course of six weeks, the Japanese murdered over 300,ooo Chinese citizens, and were accused of raping more than 20,000 women. The museum in Nanjing holds thousands of mementos and films of the victims of the atrocity. To this day, Japan has not issued an apology for the crimes of the Imperial Army.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 22
Bangkok,Thailand
By Biel Calderon
03 Dec 2012

Anti-government protesters swarmed into the Thai prime minister's office compound Tuesday as police stood by and watched, allowing them to claim a symbolic victory after three days of bitter clashes. Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 12
Bangkok,Thailand
By Biel Calderon
01 Dec 2012

An injured protester is carried by fellow demonstrators during clashes with police at storming at Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB). Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 27
Bangkok , Thailand
By Biel Calderon
01 Dec 2012

One anti-government protesters throw rocks at line police at Chamai Maruchet Bridge near Government House. Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.

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Anti-government protests in Bangkok 13
Bangkok , Thailand
By Biel Calderon
01 Dec 2012

Anti-government protesters shout at the police line near Government House on Sunday. Protest leader Suthep Thaungsuban vowed to occupy Government House. Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 21
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
23 Oct 2012

A donut shaped floating device at Dadonghai Beach. This tropical destination has become the favorite beach paradise for many Chinese searching for a little sun, coconuts, good vibe and Hawaiian shirts. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 10
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
23 Oct 2012

A Chinese tourist is resting in a Mall, downtown Sanya city. This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 9
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
23 Oct 2012

Workers gathering clams at Tianya Haijiaoh. The beach area is located at the foot of the Maling Mountain. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 27
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
23 Oct 2012

A Chinese tourist, wearing a 'Friday' souvenir t-shirt, at Tianya Haijiaoh beach. Also known as 'The Edge of the Sky' and 'The End of the Sea', Tianya Haijiaoh is Sanya's most famous scenic spot and the highlight for almost every visitor. Many Chinese tourists from nearby provinces visit Sanya during weekends to escape city buzz. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 24
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
23 Oct 2012

Tourists taking pictures at Tianya Haijiaoh. Also known as 'The Edge of the Sky' and 'The End of the Sea', Tianya Haijiaoh is undoubtedly Sanya's most famous scenic spot and the highlight for almost every visitor. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 23
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A tourist on the promenade of Dadonghai Beach. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 18
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Silhouettes of Chinese tourists at the Natural Museum of Sanya. Sanya, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 26
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Tourists at Sanya beach. This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 20
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Chinese tourists at the entrance of the Natural Museum of Sanya. Located in the south of the tropical island of Hainan, with its coast facing the South China Sea, Sanya is the only tropical beach destination in China. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 17
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Workers fixing a signboard at Tianya Haijiaoh. Also known as 'The Edge of the Sky' and 'The End of the Sea', Tianya Haijiaoh is undoubtedly Sanya's most famous scenic spot and the highlight for almost every visitors. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 15
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A group of tourists enjoying a day at the beach in Sanya City. Package tours from Beijing are increasingly popular among Chinese tourists. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 13
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Tianya Haijiaoh, also known as 'The Edge of the Sky' and 'The End of the Sea', is undoubtedly Sanya's most famous scenic spot and the highlight for almost every visitor. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 11
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A Chinese tourist taking a nap at Dadonghai Beach. The crescent-shaped beach of 2.3 kilometers length is one of the most popular beaches in Sanya. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 5
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A duck shaped floating device at Dadonghai Beach. Sanya, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 3
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A Chinese tourist at Dadonghai Beach. Located 3 kilometers southeast of downtown Sanya, Dadonghai Beach is one of the most popular tropical seaside holiday areas in Hainan Province. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 1
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A graffiti saying "Forever tropical paradise in Sanya". This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 25
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Two kids on a bull shaped marble sculpture, downtown Sanya city. This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 16
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Two Chinese tourists doing exercise at Sanya beach. This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 4
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Tourists at Tianya Haijiaoh. Also know as 'The Edge of the Sky' and 'The End of the Sea', Tianya Haijiaoh is undoubtedly Sanya's most famous scenic spot and the highlight for almost every visitors. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 12
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

Downtown Sanya city. This unique tourist destination, located South of the tropical island of Hainan, on the coast of the South China Sea, has become the favorite beach paradise of many Chinese people. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 8
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A hotdog stand in a downtown mall of Sanya City. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 7
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A taxi driver is driving through Sanya, a tropical island located in the Southern province of Hainan. According to the Hainan Provincial Tourism Development Commission, in 2012, Hainan received 208,300 overnight visitors. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 6
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

An employee of a restaurant located on the beach in Sanya hugs a mannequin. SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Sanya, China's Hawaii 2
Sanya
By Biel Calderon
22 Oct 2012

A guard is resting on the beach under the shade of a tree. The hottest month of the year in Hainan is June, with temperatures around 28.8 C (83.8 F). SANYA, CHINA - May 2012.

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Transgender challenging the law in th...
kuala lumpur, Malaysia
By Khairil safwan
10 Oct 2012

Nisha Ayob, Pink Triangle Foundation representative (NGO working LGBT, sex workers, drug users, people with HIV) and Thilaga Sulathireh, LGBT rights activist are waiting inside of the court in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia on 11th october 2012. The appeal of the four transgender people challenging the Sharia' Law that bans men from dressing as women has been rejected by Secular Court. Sharia', or Islamic Law, bans Muslim men from dressing or posing as women.

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Malaysian Court Rejects Challenge to ...
kuala lumpur, Malaysia
By Khairil safwan
10 Oct 2012

Aston Paiva, the lawyer representing the four transgender people gives a speech to the media in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan outside Kuala Lumpur on 11th october 2012. The appeal of the four transgender people challenging the Sharia' Law that bans men from dressing as women has been rejected by Secular Court. Sharia', or Islamic Law, bans Muslim men from dressing or posing as women.

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Transgender challenging the law in th...
kula lumpur, malaysia
By Khairil safwan
10 Oct 2012

Friends of four transgender people are waiting inside of the court in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia on 11th october 2012. The appeal of the four transgender people challenging the Sharia' Law that bans men from dressing as women has been rejected by Secular Court. Sharia', or Islamic Law, bans Muslim men from dressing or posing as women.

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Malaysian Court Rejects Challenge to ...
kuala lumpur, Malaysia
By Khairil safwan
10 Oct 2012

Friends of four transgenders are waiting inside of the court in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia on 11th october 2012. The appeal of the four transgender people challenging the Sharia' Law that bans men from dressing as women has been rejected by Secular Court. Sharia', or Islamic Law, bans Muslim men from dressing or posing as women.

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The Pearl-Qatar, Doha, Qatar
The Pearl Qatar, Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

The mixed-use artificial island development of "The Pearl-Qatar," in the Qatari capital, Doha.

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Aerial View of The Pearl-Qatar, in Do...
The Pearl Qatar, Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

The Pearl-Qatar, a mixed-use, man-made, island development in the Qatari capital Doha.

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Aerial view of Doha, Qatar
Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

Aerial view of Doha's West Bay area, north of the Qatari capital.

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Qatar Airways planes at Doha Internat...
Doha, Qatar
By Mariwan Salihi
02 Sep 2012

Planes of Qatar Airways, the flag carrier of Qatar, at Doha International Airport.