asia & pacific
On World Press Freedom Day, we get Salil Tripathi, Chair of PEN International Writers in Prison Committee, to write about the reality that exists.
The Turnbull Government will spend $400,000 on the Tatmadaw, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.
A raid in Cambodia revealed 70 tons of fake cosmetics, some with terrifying side effects.
Increasingly, eating local isn’t just about health and taste—it’s about asserting Hong Kong’s autonomy in the face of mainland China.
Allegations of "extrajudicial executions, fatal shootings of peaceful demonstrators, and persistent violence against Papuan women" were raised at the UN this week.
Last year Wong was denied entry into Malaysia, where he was supposed to speak about democracy.
The U.S. issued new advice for pregnant women traveling to Southeast Asia, now the region has reported cases of the birth defect connected to the Zika virus.
President Rodrigo Duterte wagged his middle finger in the air and said, "Fuck you" to the European Union over a request to halt the killing of drug suspects.
The Thai government is recruiting citizens, including children, to spy on each other on social media in order to spot anyone criticizing the royal family.
Clinton says she would “not allow” Kim Jong-un to develop a nuclear warhead, but experts say that will happen soon if it hasn’t already.
"Americans, they will really kill them, they will try to kidnap them to get ransom," Rodrigo Duterte said of Islamic State affiliate Abu Sayyaf in a speech on Monday.
Kim Jong-un’s regime has repeatedly made a mockery of international sanctions designed to stop the country’s development of nuclear weapons.