Students on stage lead young protesters in chants during a Global Strike 4 Climate rally at Civic Square in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 20 September 2019. It is estimated that more than 1,000 people were in attendance, among them many students who had left school to join the worldwide day of protest. The Global Strike 4 Climate is being held only days ahead of the scheduled United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA-EFE
20 September 2019
Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate...
Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg speaks at a climate protest outside the White House in Washington, DC on September 13, 2019. Thunberg, 16, has spurred teenagers and students around the world to strike from school every Friday under the rallying cry "Fridays for future" to call on adults to act now to save the planet. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP
20 September 2019
As a growing world youth movement for climate action takes to the streets today in many...
An Indian underprivileged man sleeps using a plastic bubble wrap to shelter himself from the cold weather in New Delhi, India. Photo: EPA
05 September 2019
Amazon said Wednesday it will ditch single-use plastic packaging in India by next year,...
US Navy shows US Navy officers and maritime forces from ASEAN countries salute during the opening ceremony of the ASEAN-US Maritime exercise at Sattahip Naval base, Chonburi province, Thailand, 02 September 2019. Photo: EPA
03 September 2019
The United States and ten Southeast Asian countries kicked off maritime drills on Monday...
A polar bear climbs out of the water to walk on the ice in the Franklin Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Photo: AFP
31 August 2019
The same oceans that nourished human evolution are poised to unleash misery on a global...
This handout from the Office of the Narcotics Control Board taken on August 19, 2019 and released on August 21, 2019 shows capsules of cocaine found in the possession of Kenyan national Glenn Chibasellow Ooko at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok. Photo: AFP/Handout
22 August 2019
A Kenyan man was stopped at Bangkok's airport for allegedly trying to smuggle more than...
Many Rohingya Muslims are leaving Bangladesh's squalid refugee camps, in an attempt to reach Malaysia and Indonesia for work (AFP Photo/JANUAR)
02 August 2019
Australia pledged US$55 million to fight human trafficking in Southeast Asia on Thursday...
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (C) attends the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting on the sidelines of the 52nd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Bangkok on August 1, 2019. Photo: AFP
02 August 2019
China is taking control of the flow of Southeast Asia's most important river through a...
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Photo: Shawn Thew/EPA
29 July 2019
A US threat to pull recognition of China's "developing nation" status at the World Trade...
Europe has endured two exceptionally strong heatwaves in a matter of weeks (Photo: Dominique Faget/AFP)
27 July 2019
We may only be just over halfway through it, but 2019 has already seen temperature...
South Korea said it scrambled fighters, including F-15Ks, after a Russian warplane violated its airspace (Photo: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP)
25 July 2019
China on Wednesday defended a joint air force exercise with Russia that triggered a...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: EPA
23 July 2019
India on Tuesday denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump...

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