Rob McBride

Rob McBride

Asia Pacific

Cambodia court dissolves main opposition party

The opposition party had been expecting its dissolution and had already ceased to function - with its leader Kem Sokha arrested, many of its senior members in hiding or in exile such as its Vice President Mu Sochua.

Cambodia court dissolves main opposition party

Asia Pacific

Busan Film Festival opens amid political controversy

Asia's biggest film festival has opened in South Korea.

Busan Film Festival opens amid political controversy

South Korea

S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea has launched an annual military festival which they expect will attract at least one million visitors.

S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea

South Korea carnival celebrates democracy

South Koreans are celebrating the strength of their democracy with a street festival in the capital, Seoul.

South Korea carnival celebrates democracy

Asia Pacific

South and North Korea celebrate harvest festival

People in South Korea are celebrating the traditional harvest festival known as Chuseok. The holiday is also being marked in the North, giving all Koreans a brief respite from escalating tensions.

South and North Korea celebrate harvest festival

Asia Pacific

Cambodians accuse sugar barons of land-grabbing

Villagers in Cambodia claim sugar barons are grabbing their land.

Cambodians accuse sugar barons of land-grabbing

Asia Pacific

Japan: 'Queen of polka dots' museum opens

A museum celebrating the work of the Japanese artist known as the 'queen of polka dots' has opened in Tokyo.

Japan: 'Queen of polka dots' museum opens

Asia Pacific

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

The latest cutting edge video games were unveiled at the annual Tokyo Game Show convention. A quarter of a million gaming enthusiasts are expected to visit. One of the hottest draws this year is VR, or Virtual Reality.

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

Asia Pacific

Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

Japan has sent an anti-missile system to the northern island of Hokkaido.

Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

Asia Pacific

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

Relatives and supporters of Japanese people, abducted forty years ago by North Korean agents, have gathered in Tokyo.

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

Asia Pacific

Innovative Japanese projects help seniors with dementia

Japan is celebrating a public holiday in honour of its senior citizens. Respect for the Elderly Day comes as the country breaks its own record for the number of people to reach the age of 100.

Innovative Japanese projects help seniors with dementia

Asia Pacific

Guam: Mixed reactions to military buildup over NK missile threats

The threat of North Korea firing missiles hangs over the US territory of Guam in the Western Pacific. And it adds urgency to a plan to increase US forces on the tiny island.

Guam: Mixed reactions to military buildup over NK missile threats