#Southeast Asia

  • Article: Australia Cuts Aid for Health Programs to Spend More on Pacific Infrastructure Projects

    Australia Cuts Aid for Health Programs to Spend More on Pacific Infrastructure Projects

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 21, 2020

    New figures show aid spending has been cut by 42% in Southeast Asia over the past five years. Read more

  • Article: This Is the Surprising Reason Child Sexual Abuse Is on the Rise

    This Is the Surprising Reason Child Sexual Abuse Is on the Rise

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 25, 2019

    “Out of the Shadows” urges governments and businesses to use technology to protect children. Read more

  • Article: Drug-Resistant Malaria Is Now Spreading ‘Aggressively’ Throughout Southeast Asia

    Drug-Resistant Malaria Is Now Spreading ‘Aggressively’ Throughout Southeast Asia

    By Madeleine Keck|July 29, 2019

    “It has now become the dominant strain in Vietnam, Laos, and northeastern Thailand.” Read more

  • Article: Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking

    Southeast Asia Urged to Improve Women's Rights to Stop Bride Trafficking

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 25, 2019

    More than 1,100 trafficked women were rescued in China in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino Has Just Died

    Malaysia’s Last Male Sumatran Rhino Has Just Died

    By Erica SanchezPia Gralki  and  Madeleine Keck|May 29, 2019

    The death leaves behind a single female as the only remaining Sumatran rhino in Malaysia. Read more

  • Article: The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School

    The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 6, 2017

    Over the past decade, the number of school-aged children not in school has only fallen by 1.3%. Read more

  • Article: Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds

    Obesity on the Rise as Fight Against Hunger Slows in Asia, UN Report Finds

    By Meghan Werft|Dec. 12, 2016

    60% of the world’s hungry live in Asia. Read more

  • Article: "Super" El Nino finally comes to an end

    "Super" El Nino finally comes to an end

    By Garima Bakshi|May 25, 2016

    It was the strongest El Nino in 20 years Read more