Bangladesh

Burn victims in Bangladesh suffer doubly with few specialty hospitals for treatment

Most patients have to travel hours to the capital Dhaka where two facilities are equipped to treat fire injuries.

Thailand

Silent struggles plague Cambodian refugees in Bangkok

A new government in Thailand offers little change for asylum seekers.

Philippines

China warns against US-Philippine joint military exercise

Chinese foreign ministry says the expanded annual exercise Balikatan destabilizes the region.

Indonesia

Some Aceh clerics slam locals who ‘bathed’ alleged Sharia violators in sewer water

Some residents in the westernmost Indonesian province collared an unmarried couple suspected of being alone together and having sexual relations.

Bangladesh

Myanmar border guards, soldiers and civilians flee to Bangladesh

Rohingya have also tried to escape from fighting in Rakhine state, a Cox’s Bazar camp leader says.

Thailand

Silent struggles plague Cambodian refugees in Bangkok

A new government in Thailand offers little change for asylum seekers.

The Bandaraya Fish Hunters are on a mission to tackle invasive fish

US, the Philippines and Japan forge stronger ties to counter China’s “dangerous, coercive” behavior

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