Sohail Rahman

Sohail (So) Rahman is an award-winning news and programmes presenter for Al Jazeera English based out of Doha. He has more than 15 years of television reporting and presenting experience.

He has worked for Granada, ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and CNN, and has reported from across the Middle East and South Asia. In 2003 So won the Royal Television Society's prestigious Best Television Presenter Award. He has also won the Best Presenter Award at the Asian Film Academy on three occasions.


Japan: Company builds robot to help elderly staff

In country with shrinking and ageing population, hauling company builds exoskeleton to take strain off its workforce.


Cambodia: Why Tonle Sap is world's most threatened lake

Environmental damage and climate change are threatening the lake which is often described as Cambodia's "beating heart".


Climate change: Malaysia takes lead in cutting carbon

Country looking to do its part to fight climate change and seeks to cut carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2020.


Philippine teen pregnancy rates defy trend

Country tops list of Asian countries, with one in 10 women in 15-19 age group already a mother, according to UN study.

Science & Technology

Singapore festival shows off future of architecture

Environmentally friendly solutions presented at event in the city state, offering a glimpse of things to come.

Humanitarian crises

Nepal in shock after monumental earthquake

Many battle to get by after disaster destroyed huge parts of country, historic treasures and killed thousands of people.

Humanitarian crises

Don't film ... I don't want the world to think I'm weak

A sickly Syrian refugee in Kuala Lumpur is tearful but gets his message and his story across.


Malaysia moves against coastal erosion crisis

Government funding efforts to grow essential plants but some NGOs say more needs to be done and quickly.


A week is a long time in Indian politics

A candidate is attacked twice, a stubborn politician almost cancels polls in her state and a tell-all book is released.


Sticks and stones!

Political insults are flying all over the place in India and it is like watching a car crash in slow motion.


Prime Minister Modi's work starts now

Modi will have to juggle strong personalities and show the public at large that he is up to "cleaning up politics".