Turning bombs into bracelets, as Laos villagers wait for safe land

With a long-stemmed ladle, Vanthon pulls shiny, molten metal from a kiln and deftly pours it into a mould carved in a wooden block.

In 'new Malaysia', race continues to cast a long shadow

Just months after a stunning election victory, Malaysia’s prime minister has had to step in to mollify the ...

Paradise regained? Sharks return to Thai bay popularized by 'The Beach'

Thai conservationists have welcomed footage of reef sharks gliding through the azure waters of Maya ...
November 30, 2018 | 04:40 pm GMT+7

Indonesian city to fine LGBT for being 'public nuisance'

An Indonesian city plans to slap its gay and transgendered residents with a one million rupiah ...
November 30, 2018 | 11:32 am GMT+7

Philippine court jails three police officers for drugs war murder

A Philippine lower court found three police officers guilty of murder on Thursday for the 2017 ...
November 29, 2018 | 09:55 am GMT+7

Breakfast at risk: Philippines tries to turn the tide on fish losses

Dried fish for breakfast, fried to a crisp with a splash of spiced vinegar, garlic fried rice and a ...
November 29, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Thai rubber farms stretched as US-China trade war saps demand

As prices plunge due to the U.S.-China trade war, Thai farmers are giving up the sap.
November 26, 2018 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Malaysia bets on durian as China goes bananas for world's smelliest fruit

The stinky, spiky durian is set to become Malaysia’s next major export as it rushes to develop ...
November 26, 2018 | 08:44 am GMT+7

ASEAN may be forced to choose between US, China: Cambodia PM's son

Southeast Asian nations may soon have to "choose sides" between the U.S. and China in their ongoing ...
November 22, 2018 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Thai civil partnership bill 'ignores key concerns': campaigners

Thailand could become the first Asian country to legally recognize same-sex couples under a bill ...
November 17, 2018 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling

Two top leaders of Khmer Rouge were found guilty of genocide Friday, almost 40 years after the fall ...
November 16, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Thai child fighting culture sparks debate after 13-year-old's death

The death of a 13-year-old has lit up a sensitive debate over whether child boxing competitors ...
November 15, 2018 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Beijing wants South China Sea code finished in three years

A rulebook to settle disputes in the hotly contested South China Sea should be finished in three ...
November 13, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Activists call for movement on transgender rights law in Vietnam

As more than 1,000 Vietnamese joined Hanoi's Gay Pride parade Sunday to support the LGBT community, ...
November 12, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Living on edge: Vietnam's 'black canal' dwellers

On the banks of Ho Chi Minh City's Xuyen Tam canal the houses come in many forms.
November 10, 2018 | 12:49 pm GMT+7
 
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