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Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of panther charge

Mar 19, 2019

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching case but was found not guilty of possessing panther carcass seen in photos that sparked public outcry

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

Mar 19, 2019

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern Indonesia has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms

Mar 19, 2019

Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush

Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in Indonesia

Mar 19, 2019

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where threats to the endangered species have increased

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Mar 19, 2019

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this month

China says 13,000 Xinjiang 'terrorists' arrested since 2014

Mar 18, 2019

China has arrested nearly 13,000 people it describes as terrorists in Xinjiang since 2014, the government said in a report issued to counter criticism of internment camps and other oppressive security in the traditionally Islamic region

Premier: Telling companies to spy is 'not how China behaves'

Mar 15, 2019

China's premier says Beijing "will not do that" when asked whether government tells Chinese companies to spy on foreign countries

Philippine water shortage forces cuts for 6.8 million people

Mar 15, 2019

About 6.8 million people have been affected by a water shortage in the Philippine capital, with lines forming for rationed water and businesses and some hospitals struggling to cope

Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic waste sickens students

Mar 13, 2019

Malaysia's government has ordered 111 schools in southern Johor state to close after toxic waste illegally dumped into a river sickened scores of students and teachers

China says Muslim 'training' centers will slowly disappear

Mar 12, 2019

China says heavily guarded internment camps for Muslims which it calls vocational training centers will gradually disappear if there comes a time that "society does not need" them

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Thai exec guilty in poaching case, cleared of panther charge

A construction tycoon has been convicted in Thailand on charges related to a high-profile poaching...

Mar 19, 2019

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides triggered by torrential downpours in eastern...

Mar 19, 2019

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms

Asia braces for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms invade corn fields, turning cobs to mush

Mar 19, 2019

Orangutan mother blinded by air gun pellets in Indonesia

An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on...

Mar 19, 2019

Jakarta's 1st subway to ease frustration, sweat and fumes

Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes...

Mar 19, 2019

Philippine water shortage forces cuts for 6.8 million people

About 6.8 million people have been affected by a water shortage in the Philippine capital, with...

Mar 15, 2019