India may send wild tigers to Cambodia

Cambodia will need to address the threat from poachers. Source: FlickrSix female and two male Indian tigers could be moved to Cambodia, where big cats...

Malaysia burns tonnes of ivory

The African elephant is being hunted to extinction. Source: YouTube The Malaysian authorities have destroyed 9.5 tonnes of seized elephant ivory to deter smugglers who...

Human remains found at Plain of Jars

The Plain of Jars, Laos. Source: WikimediaExcavations on the mysterious Plain of Jars in Laos may have finally provided an answer to what the...

Indonesia threatens DiCaprio over Sumatra trip

Leonardo DiCaprio with a Sumatran orangutan. Source: TwitterThe government in Jakarta has threatened to deport Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio after the Oscar winner made critical statements...

NGO fears Lao hydropower impact

The Theun-Hinboun dam in Laos. Vientiane is waking up to the reality of the nation’s hydropower potential. Source: WikimediaThe International Finance Corporation (IFC) has...

Thailand given sustainable development role

Thailand remains one of the world’s largest rice exporters. Source: WikimediaThailand has been appointed as a coordinating nation to the United Nations on Asean’s...

Thailand hit with Zika travel warning

Thailand is well provisioned with mosquitoes. Source: WikimediaThe Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has issued Thailand with its second-highest travel advisory in its three-tier...

Hungary to ease Indonesian ecological troubles

Budapest is impressed by Indonesia’s growth. Source: WikimediaIndonesia is to strengthen its ties with Hungary through cooperation in water management and renewable energy, with...

Singapore unveils marshland

Kranji Marshes along the northwestern shore of Kranji Reservoir. Source: channelnewsasiaThe Kranji Marshes, which at 57-hectares is the largest freshwater marshland in Singapore, was officially...

Indian VP to visit Brunei as it reels from oil price fall

Brunei is trying to diversify away from oil. Source: FlickrIndian Vice-President Hamid Ansari is due to take a five-day trip to Brunei and Thailand...

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Singapore promises 2020 recovery after quarterly growth

Singapore exceeded estimates for economic growth in the third quarter with the city-state’s authorities claiming that a full recovery will be secured next year. GDP...

Asean climate crises loom after decades of abuse 

Asean’s governments continue to abuse the environment but the regional body’s shared ecological efforts to tackle the issues are pitiful.   Farmers along the Mekong have been...

Mekong nations face severe drought made worse by dams

The four lower Mekong River basin countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam should expect severe to extreme drought – compounded by dams –...