Rohingya children play at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on September 13, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
18 September 2019
UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees...
Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam (R) shakes hands with Professor Pericles Lewis (C), president of Yale-NUS college after officiating the inauguration ceremony to mark the start of the Yale-NUS College while other officials look on in SIngapore on August 27, 2013. Yale-NUS College is Singapore's first liberal arts college with a full residential program, with the first cohort comprising 155 students. (AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN)
17 September 2019
Yale University has launched a probe into the cancellation of a course on democratic...
The fires -- usually started by illegal burning to clear land for farming -- have unleashed choking haze across Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
17 September 2019
Indonesia has arrested nearly 200 people over vast forest fires ripping across the...
This aerial picture shows a flooded area in Thailand's northeastern province of Ubon Ratchathani on September 14, 2019. Photo: Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn/AFP
16 September 2019
Floods in northeastern Thailand have submerged homes, roads and bridges, leaving more...
The culprit behind the smog-belching blazes raging in Indonesia are usually illegal fires set to clear land for farming. (AFP/File / ADEK BERRY)
16 September 2019
Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-...
A Rohingya refugee man works at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on Setember 13, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
14 September 2019
Two more Rohingya men were shot dead by officers Friday in a southern Bangladesh border...
Officials of regional disaster management agency try to douse a peat land forest fire, in Pekanbaru, in Riau province, on July 31, 2019. Photo: AFP
13 September 2019
The number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed...
Thousands of Ganesha idols, some 24 feet (seven metres) tall, were carried by devotees down to the Arabian Sea or to artificial ponds for a final immersion (AFP Photo/Punit PARANJPE)
13 September 2019
Hundreds of thousands of worshippers thronged the streets of Mumbai on Thursday for the...
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: EPA
13 September 2019
Bangladesh's prime minister has blamed Myanmar for the failure of a recent attempt to...
A general view of the Shalbagan camp for Rohingya refugees in Teknaf on August 22, 2019. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
10 September 2019
Bangladesh mobile operators have on government orders stopped selling new SIM cards to...
Rohingya people are seen at a camp in Teknaf. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
09 September 2019
A Bangladesh university has suspended a student for being a Rohingya refugee, officials...
Motorists ride pass a burnt out building a day after it was torched by protesters during a violent rally in Jayapura, Papua province, Indonesia, 30 August 2019. Photo: EPA
06 September 2019
Indonesia warned Thursday it would chase those it accused of being behind two weeks of...

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