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Athree month drought in central and eastern Nepal has sparked wildfires across the Himalaya which has shrouded the mountains in smoke, adding to the urban and crossborder pollution.

The big forest fires in Pathibhara in eastern Nepal and below …

The Abraham Accords have brought about peace between Israel and the UAE and Bahrain, with Sudan and Morocco also set to develop full diplomatic relations with Israel.

The guessing game is on as to which Arab or Muslim country night …

A global coalition of more than 50 countries have this week pledged to protect over 30% of the planet’s lands and seas by the end of this decade. Their reasoning is clear: we need greater protection for nature, to prevent

This article was originally published in January 2018 by East Asia Forum.

Laos is among the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia: economic growth has averaged 7.8 per cent over the past decade. Despite the slow recovery of the global

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Today India Needs Both Gandhi and Bhagat Singh, and the Unity of Their Followers More Than Ever Before By , January 14, 2021
Looming Large: The Middle East Braces for Fallout of US–China Divide By , January 14, 2021
Why Are People Going Hungry in India Despite a Massive Grain Surplus? By , January 13, 2021
China’s Mission to Nepal Gains Traction By , January 11, 2021
A Non-Partisan View of Farmers’ Movement By , January 11, 2021
India to Go Ahead with Purchase of Russia S-400 Air Defense System Despite US Sanctions Threat By , January 11, 2021
How Can Southeast Asia Benefit from the New U.S. Policy on Illegal Fishing? By , January 11, 2021
Axed Railway Raises Malaysia-Singapore Trust Deficit By , January 11, 2021
Cambodia Demolishes US-built Naval Facility By , January 08, 2021
Mass Protests by Indian Farmers By , January 07, 2021
Debating Maoism in Contemporary China: Reflections on Benjamin I. Schwartz, Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao By , January 07, 2021
A Deadly and Disastrous 2020 for the Philippines By , January 07, 2021
Hearts Full of Scepticism, Indian Farmers Agree for Talks with Delhi Government By , December 30, 2020
US Government Role in Thailand’s “Student Protests” By , December 30, 2020
As World Sours on Coal, Top Producer Indonesia Tries to Sweeten It at Home By , December 30, 2020
Myanmar Government Eyes Town Status for Controversial China-Backed Project By , December 29, 2020
Tensions Between China and India May Soon Rise as Trump Approves Historic Tibet Act By , December 29, 2020
Stealth Fighters and Long-range Missiles: Japan’s Cabinet Greenlights Record-breaking Military Budget By , December 29, 2020
A Dalit and a Brahmin By , December 29, 2020
China Building Great Wall on Its Soft Southern Underbelly By , December 28, 2020
The Gold Comes Off: A COVID-19 Outbreak in Sydney By , December 23, 2020
Pakistan Returns $1bn to Saudi Arabia and Turns to China for Loan Assistance By , December 22, 2020
Chang’e-5 Completes Lunar Trip, More Space Missions Planned By and , December 22, 2020
First Duterte Crushed Marawi, Now He Is Ignoring It By , December 20, 2020
“This Is the Time to Unite”: Trade Unions, Labourers Support the Farmers’ Protest By , December 20, 2020
Why Japan Lags in the COVID-19 Vaccine Race By , December 19, 2020
Health and Wealth in India – Farmers’ Lives Matter By , December 18, 2020
Parliament’s Winter Session Cancelled, Shiv Sena Smells a Rat By , December 18, 2020
This Book Turns Everything You Thought You Knew About North Korea Upside Down By , December 18, 2020
Hints Hun Sen Starting to Look Away from China By , December 18, 2020
Myanmar’s Perennial Ceasefire Talks By , December 18, 2020
As Bangladesh Hosts over a Million Rohingya Refugees, a Scholar Explains What Motivated the Country to Open Up Its Borders By , December 18, 2020
Winds of Democracy in the Philippines By , December 18, 2020
America, Nepal and the Royal Coup By , December 18, 2020
The Life and Death of a Servant of God By , December 17, 2020
Mass Vaccination Is Beginning Around the World, but New Zealand Will Wait for a COVID Jab By , December 16, 2020
What to Expect from Relations Between China and Australia? By , December 16, 2020
Djab Wurrung: Fighting to Save Sacred Trees By , December 16, 2020
India’s One-Day General Strike Largest in History By , December 16, 2020
Abuse on the Mainland: Australia’s Medevac Hotel Detentions By , December 16, 2020
West Papuans: An Indigenous People that the World Forgot By , December 16, 2020
China Restricts Australian Coal Imports Amid ‘Deteriorating Relationship’ Between Canberra and Beijing By , December 16, 2020
What Lessons Can We Learn from Protests in India? By , December 15, 2020
Bangladesh Wins and Loses in China-India Rivalry By , December 15, 2020
Australia’s Stop Adani Campaign in Solidarity with Indian Farmers’ Protests By , December 15, 2020
Papua Sawmill Loses Legal Timber Stamp over Allegations of Permit Forgery By , December 15, 2020
Red-tagging in the Philippines Has Gone to a Terrifyingly Alarming Level By , December 11, 2020
“Five Eyes Spy” Agreement Threatens New Zealand’s Independence and Relationship with China? By , December 11, 2020
Video: Thailand: US Openly Backs Anti-Government Mob By , December 11, 2020
How Australia Sabotaged Its Own Interests in Relations with China By , December 11, 2020
Irresponsible Happenings: Australia’s Juukan Gorge, Rio Tinto and the Never Again Report By , December 11, 2020
Why Modi’s “Green Response” to China’s “Belt and Road” Is Doomed to Fail By , December 10, 2020
Palm Oil Giant Wilmar Unfazed as Watchdogs Cry Foul over Papua Deforestation By , December 10, 2020
World Economic Forum 2021 Moved to Singapore Due to COVID-19 By , December 10, 2020
Indonesia: Of Corruption and the Feasibility of Death Penalty as a Deterrent By , December 10, 2020
The Belt and Road Initiative in Malaysia: New Challenges for South East Asia By , December 10, 2020
Australia: Exporting Weapons Is a Clear and Present Danger By , December 10, 2020
Myanmar’s Salween Peace Park — A Place for All Living Things By , December 09, 2020
Central Africa and South Asia: Worldlife Fund (WWF) Knew About Rights Abuses by Park Rangers, but Didn’t Respond Effectively By , December 09, 2020
Australia’s Coal Mines: Adani Was a Bad Investment in 2014. It’s an Even Worse One Now. By , December 09, 2020
India’s Gulf Strategy Is Chasing Chinese Phantoms By , December 09, 2020
China Overtakes the US to Become EU’s Biggest Trade Partner as Beijing’s Economy Continues to Boom Post-COVID while the Rest of the World Slides into the Red By , and , December 08, 2020
Canada, India Mudslinging over Sikh Farmer Protests By , December 08, 2020
Imperfect Releases: Andrew Hastie, War Crimes Reports and Australia in Afghanistan By , December 07, 2020
America-prompted Color Revolution in Thailand By , December 07, 2020
India: Pesticide Takeover Spells Trouble for Bees By , December 07, 2020
China Uproots Hong Kong’s US-Backed Opposition By , December 06, 2020
War Itself Is a Crime, Let Alone What Australia’s SAS Did in Afghanistan By , December 04, 2020
Alleged Government-linked Land Grabs Threaten Cambodia’s Cardamom Mountains By , December 04, 2020
Australian Court Upholds Sacking of Academic for Criticising US and Israeli Militarism By , December 04, 2020
US Struggles for Relevance in Southeast Asia By , December 04, 2020
Tens of Thousands of Indian Farmers Set Up Camp Outside Delhi Against Modi Government’s Pro-corporate Laws By , December 03, 2020
As Heatwave Hits Australia, Polls Find 71% Support Net Zero Emissions by 2030 By , December 03, 2020
Philippines to be Asia’s Worst Economic Performer By , December 03, 2020
Taiwanese Groups Protest Proposed Fukushima Water Dumping By , December 03, 2020
Doctored Indignation: Australia-China Relations By , December 02, 2020
Chinese Anti-submarine Aircraft Enters Taiwan’s ADIZ By , December 01, 2020
Chinese Premier Raises Four-pronged Proposal for SCO’s Future Development By , December 01, 2020
Video: US-Backed Thai Mobs Remove Barriers at Army Base By , December 01, 2020