One year after struggling ashore during Southeast Asia’s human-trafficking crisis, hundreds of desperate Rohingya migrants remain in limbo, forgotten footnotes as record numbers worldwide flee violence and persecution
Fisherfolk and environmental activists arrive in Dagupan City in a floatilla of 30 boats, asking presidential candidates to include the sector’s demands in their agenda
MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 24, 2016) — Environmental groups gave a 10-point agenda that summed up the concerns of fisherfolk on Sunday, April 24, the day of the last leg of the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) PiliPinas Debates.
Southeast Asia has long been regarded as a hub for illegal wildlife trade because of its wealth in biodiversity and proximity to major markets for wildlife products
MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 19, 2016) — When a boat hiding dozens of endangered scaly anteaters or pangolins was found parked in Palawan in 2013, officials discovered most of the animals came from other parts of Southeast Asia, not from the Philippines.
Laos joins a total of 41 countries that have reported local transmissions of the virus since the beginning the year
BANGKOK, Thailand (Mar. 5, 2016) — Laos is the latest country to report a local transmission of Zika virus, according to the World Health Organization, as fears mount over the mosquito-borne illness that has been linked to birth defects.
Greenpeace Southeast Asia Regional Board Chief Suzy Hutomo is confident that Saño will lead Greenpeace Southeast Asia to its ‘ambitious goal’ of protecting the region’s natural heritage from destruction
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 30, 2016) — Greenpeace Southeast Asia appointed former Philippine Climate Change Commissioner Naderev “Yeb” Saño as its executive director on Friday, January 29.
The blasts and gunfire that rock Jakarta come after 6 years of relative calm, following a government crackdown that weakened the country’s most dangerous homegrown Islamic networks
JAKARTA, Indonesia (Jan. 14, 2016) — A “Paris-style” suicide strike on the Indonesian capital Thursday, January 14, confirmed Southeast Asian governments’ worst fears – that citizens returning from fighting alongside the Islamic State (ISIS) group in the Middle East could launch attacks at home.