Tatang Kurniadi, left, chief of the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC), holds a model plane during a news conference in Jakarta, Jan. 29, 2015.
VOA Khmer’s Say Mony interviewed Mega First Corporation’s senior environmental manager, Peter Hawkins, during a field visit to the project site in December.
A recent survey found nearly 60 percent of a random sample of items bought from Taobao were fake.
Frogs are a natural, organic alternative to pesticides for farmers in Cambodia fighting against the insects ravening their fragile rice seedlings.
Massive Chinese developments inside Tibet, including hydro-power dams and large scale mining projects, are sparking concerns of major environmental degradation in the region.
On Monday, President Obama pledged $4 billion in American investments and loans to India but said trade between the world's two largest democracies is still marked by 'so much untapped potential'.
In a visit promising symbolism and substance, U.S. President Barack Obama arrived Sunday in New Delhi with a pledge to take the U.S-India relationship to a new level.
Malaysia Airlines is trying to recover from twin disasters last year.
US leader says he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have 'agreed to deepen' their defense and security cooperation.
Japanese PM says Tokyo will not give in to terrorism, calls for immediate release of remaining Japanese captive, free-lance journalist Kenji Goto
Yingluck will face a criminal charge in Thailand's Supreme Court; If convicted, she could face a maximum of 10 years in prison.
The bodies were found strapped in their seats during the search Thursday.
Myanmar, thousands of refugees have returned home in recent years, drawn by democratic changes, a growing economy and loosened restrictions on political freedoms. But not everyone is welcome.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says militant group's demand to pay ransom in exchange for lives of hostages is unforgivable.
Losang Gyatso, head of the Tibetan language service, speaks with author Michael Buckley, describing recent environmental issues on Tibet’s rivers, some of which feed the Mekong River.
Lao officials say they have done what they can to allay concerns of downstream countries over the dam, which environmental groups warn could have devastating impacts on the Mekong River’s fish and communities that rely on them.
In effort to protect tigers, authorities have launched a program to relocate villages in sprawling habitat
Analysts say as long as slide continues, risks and challenges that Beijing faces could mount
At least 15 babies were allegedly fathered by a wealthy 24-year-old Japanese businessman, Mitsutoki Shigeta
Experts say investment is intended to counter changing security threats in region, strengthen Tokio’s hand in dealings with Beijing
Banteay Srey Butterfly Centre near Siem Reap is home to the largest butterfly centre in Southeast Asia. As well as showcasing the country's abundance of butterfly species, the centre also trains poor local farmers to make extra money by raising butterflies.
Rights groups want Cambodia to scrap two controversial dams on grounds they will profoundly damage people’s lives, livelihoods and environment
Budi Gunawan has reportedly amassed more than $1.3 million over the past five years - impossible on a legitimate Indonesian police wage alone
Author Michael Buckley tells VOA Tibetan Chief Losang Gyatso that Southeast Asian nations are impacted by Chinese dam and mine projects in Tibet. Buckley wrote 'Meltdown in Tibet' and says more than one billion people in South and Southeast Asia are being affected by environmental changes in Tibet.
Secretary of State John Kerry says he is convinced that if the United States and India work together, the two countries can help forge a "new era of shared possibility" that could benefit millions of people in India and across Asia.
Government is taking steps, including tougher regulations and new anti-trafficking measures, after coming under criticism from rights groups, US.
So far, fewer than 50 bodies have been recovered; search officials say they expect more bodies will be found in submerged fuselage of plane.
Search continues for black box flight recorders of the AirAsia plane that crashed on December 28, killing all 162 people on board.
Produced by journalist Tom Fawthrop, the film, “The Great Gamble on the Mekong: Are we Killing the Mekong Dam by Dam?” looks closely at the impact of the controversial dam.
Asian companies are finding more consumers in their own backyards, rather than just selling abroad
The longest rail link in the world is operational, after a train carrying goods from China arrived in the Spanish capital, Madrid, last month. The railway has been dubbed the ‘21st-century Silk Road’ and is the latest landmark investment by China aimed at improving the infrastructure along the old t
More than 80 divers battle murky waters, rough seas to search wreckage; disaster victim identification team says more bodies are found Thursday.
Ex-PM Yingluck remains popular among the rural poor who elected her in a 2011 landslide.
News of first Roman Catholic cardinal from Myanmar welcomed by people of diverse faiths, while Vietnam's third cardinal in almost 40 years draws only tepid praise.
A group of Vietnamese economists have devised a survey which measures how innovative businesses are and how they value innovation.
Vannarith Chheang told “Hello VOA” recently that poor countries like Cambodia need to work harder to reform laws, institutions, leadership and human resources to prepare for integration.
Authorities, worried that strong currents and rough seas are pushing victims and wreckage farther from main site, open 'second priority' search area in Java Sea off Indonesia.
As search enters ninth day, three more bodies found; several aviation officials suspended over AirAsia Flight 8501's lack of proper permits to fly Surabaya-to-Singapore route on Sundays.
Near-zero visibility at sea bed suspends efforts to reach possible wreckage week after after Flight 8510 crashed; officials say 34 bodies have been recovered, nine identified.
Armed forces showcase fighter jets, tanks and long-range artillery.
Foreign Ministry calls sanctions 'hostile and repressive,' saying they will only harden Pyongyang's will and resolution to defend country's sovereignty.
Divers forced to turn back by poor visibility while trying to reach suspected wreckage of plane that went down a week ago.
Search crews from at least four nations are now involved in the search for the AirAsia flight that crashed Sunday
Bad weather slows search for wreckage in Java Sea, prompting officials to say discovery of black box could take up to a week
Families of garment workers killed by police in January 2014 unrest struggle to survive, seek justice
Officials say sonar images suggest portion of plane is lying upside down on bottom of Java Sea in an area 30 to 50 meters deep; airline CEO plays down that information.
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