In this photograph taken on July 25, 2019, a resident stands platform near a house in a flood afected area following monsoon rain in Kurigram district. At least 104 people were killed in floods in Bangladesh as the low-lying delta country is reeling from one of the worst monsoons in years, officials said on July 26. Photo: AFP
27 July 2019
The death toll from monsoon storms in Bangladesh rose above 100 Friday with flood levels...
A man walks past the Gapo office in Hanoi on July 24, 2019. Gapo, a homegrown Vietnamese social media app, was overloaded with users hours after launching as the one-party state tries to boost its own web platforms while tightening its grip on internet freedoms. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP
26 July 2019
A homegrown Vietnamese social media app was overloaded with users hours after launching...
(File) Cambodian naval personel stand as they wait for the welcoming delegation for a handover ceremony for nine naval patrol boats donated by China, at the Cambodia Naval Base in Sihanouk Ville, some 220 kilometers south-west of Phnom Penh, 07 November 2007. Photo: AFP
26 July 2019
Cambodia on Thursday rubbished reports of a deal allowing China to use a naval base as "...
A general view of the Kutupalong refugee camp is pictured in Ukhia on July 24, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
26 July 2019
Security at Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh will be tightened during the visit of a...
A controversial bill giving India's government sweeping powers to designate individuals as terrorists passed a major hurdle in parliament. Photo: Money Sharma/AFP
25 July 2019
A controversial bill giving India's government sweeping powers to designate individuals...
This handout picture taken on July 22, 2019 and released on July 23, 2019 by the Singapore's National Parks Board shows seized ivory are seen at a holding area in Singapore. Photo: AFP
24 July 2019
Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 27, 2018 flood victims wait for food aid in Sanamxai, Attapeu province. Thousands are languishing in displacement camps a year after a dam broke unleashing floodwaters and killing dozens of people in the impoverished state, a new report on the anniversary of the disaster said July 23, 2019. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP
24 July 2019
Thousands are languishing in displacement camps in Laos a year after a dam break...
This photo taken May 23, 2019 shows Thai navy personnel inspecting the boat of a fisherman during a patrol along the Mekong river bordering Thailand and Laos in Tha Utain, Nakhon Phanom province. Photo: Aidan Jones/AFP
24 July 2019
The 84th Mekong River joint patrol led by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand started on...
Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, centre, heads the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA video, YouTube screengrab)
23 July 2019
A Rohingya-based extortion syndicate in Malaysia has been channelling thousands of...
This picture taken on July 20, 2019 shows people relaxing on Sam Son beach in Thanh Hoa province. There are few beaches in northern Vietnam, and Sam Son in Thanh Hoa province has long been a popular destination for Vietnamese daytrippers. But its beauty has proven both a blessing and a curse, leading vacationers to pack out the 16 kilometer-long (9.9 mile-long) beach. Photo: Nhac Nguyen/AFP
22 July 2019
Thousands of daytrippers jostled for selfie space and elbowed their way to the sea at a...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 12, 2019, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists work on the orbiter vehicle of 'Chandrayaan-2', India's first moon lander and rover mission planned and developed by the ISRO, in Bangalore. India will make a second attempt on July 22 to send a landmark spacecraft to the Moon after an apparent fuel leak forced last week's launch to be aborted. Photo: Manjunath Kiran/AFP
22 July 2019
India will make a second attempt Monday to send a landmark spacecraft to the Moon after...
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak leaves the Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16 July 2019. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
20 July 2019
Singapore is returning almost $40 million to Malaysia seized in connection with a massive...

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