A commission set up by Myanmar's government is due to report on a controversial dam project that has been suspended for several years.
23 Mar 2017 05:28 GMT | Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Environment
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he will not rule out military action against nuclear-armed North Korean.
The US diplomat’s comments came during a visit to South Korea.
Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul.
17 Mar 2017 13:56 GMT | South Korea
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says a new approach is needed in dealing with North Korea.
Tillerson said attempts to curb Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions over the past 20 years have all failed.
16 Mar 2017 15:00 GMT | Asia Pacific, North Korea, Politics
Liberal and conservative parties in South Korea are looking ahead to elections a day after impeached President Park Guen-hye left the official residence.
Rob McBride | 13 Mar 2017 10:02 GMT | Asia Pacific, South Korea, Politics
South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-Hye has left the presidential residence, two days after her impeachment was upheld by the constitutional court.
Rob McBride | 12 Mar 2017 18:00 GMT | Asia Pacific, South Korea, Politics, Park Geun-hye
At least 30 people have been killed in fighting between security forces and rebels in Myanmar. Talks to end a decades-old internal conflict began last August with high hopes, but since then pessimism has set in.
Rob McBride | 07 Mar 2017 06:12 GMT | Asia Pacific, IDPs, Myanmar, War & Conflict
Rakhine State, Myanmar - A ship from Malaysia, filled with aid for the Rohingya, has arrived in Myanmar.
The ethnic minority Rohingya in Myanmar suffer frequent attacks and discrimination.
Rob McBride | 04 Mar 2017 10:37 GMT | Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Rohingya
Campaigning has begun for by-elections in Myanmar, seen as a first real test of the new government and the popularity of de facto leader Aung San Syu Kyi. Nineteen seats are up for grabs.
Rob McBride | 03 Mar 2017 09:30 GMT | Asia Pacific, Myanmar, Politics
Controversial regulation imposes ban on political or religious activities at odds with the government.
Rob McBride | 01 Jan 2017 09:21 GMT | Politics, China
Yan Lianken says mainland's media instructed not to publicise nomination of The Four Books, a political satire.
Rob McBride | 15 May 2016 11:56 GMT | Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, China, Literature
Rescue teams continue to look for survivors of the earthquake under the rubble of Wei Guan complex in southern Taiwan.
Rob McBride | 07 Feb 2016 06:13 GMT | Asia Pacific, Earthquake, Taiwan
A personal journey reveals how anger and fear fuelled the Ebola crisis that ravaged West Africa.
A look at the information wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people.
Media, War & Conflict, Israel
Media and the politics of representation in Latin America, from the 'perfect Latin American' to the 'authentic' one.
Media, Politics, Latin America
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.