Southeast Asia, including Myanmar, continues to rely heavily on polluting fossil fuels for electricity generation. Vattenfall-operated coal-fired power plant in Lippendorf, Germany. Photo: Peter Endig/EPA 
02 March 2015
Southeast Asia's huge and growing demand for energy will set the tone for the global...
Two Myanmar workers have been murdered in one week on Koh Samui, Thailand. Photo: Koh Samui Rental/Facebook
02 March 2015
Another Myanmar national has been murdered on Thailand’s tourist resort island of Koh...
Indonesia has just been hit by another serious earthquake, but no repeat of the quake and tsunami of 2004. An aerial view of the devastated coastal area in Banda Aceh, Indonesia February 2005. Photo: Mast Irham/EPA
28 February 2015
A 6.6-magnitude undersea earthquake hit central Indonesia on February 27, the US...
28 February 2015
Beijing has imposed a one-year ban on imports of ivory carvings as critics say rising...
28 February 2015
Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been...
Former Indonesian maid Ms Erwiana Sulistyaningsih (C) arrives at a press conference in Hong Kong, China, February 10, 2015. Photo: Jerome Favre/EPA
27 February 2015
A Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and...
Left to right, Luiz Kaypoe, Baroness Glenys Kinnock and Naw Ta Mla Saw at the British Parliament. Photo: BCUK
27 February 2015
A delegation of refugees from Thailand-Myanmar border is visiting the UK this week, for a...
Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham (C) meets with Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha (R) at the government guest house in Bangkok on February 25, 2015. Photo: President's Office
27 February 2015
Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and an accompanying delegation have just finished...
Bangladesh-born US blogger Mr Avijit Roy was hacked to death by assailants with machetes on February 26 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: Avijit Roy/Facebook
27 February 2015
A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by...
The Australian government has warned women that joining up with the Islamic State group is unlikely to be a "romantic adventure." UK police photo showing three schoolgirls at Gatwick Airport, England on February 17, 2015 who have been reported missing and are believed to be making their way to Syria to meet up with the Islamic State group. Photo: London Metropolitan Police/EPA
26 February 2015
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called...
The Facebook post reportedly put up on the Myanmar Air Force Facebook page and then removed. Photo: Myanmar Air Force/Facebook
26 February 2015
Facebook users in Bangladesh have reacted angrily to the posting of a map on the Myanmar...
Tourists from mainland China on an organised shopping tour in Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China, April 17, 2014. Photo: Alex Hofford/EPA
25 February 2015
Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number...

Pages