Wayne Hay

Wayne Hay

"Wayne Hay has been covering the Asia/Pacific region since 2001, first with Television New Zealand before joining Al Jazeera English in 2006.

In his role at Al Jazeera, he has travelled the region extensively, reporting on everything from elections and natural disasters to surfing in Bali. More recently he covered the flooding caused by Typhoons in the Philippines and the earthquake in Padang, Indonesia in 2009. He was also given the rare opportunity to report from North Korea."

Asia Pacific

Trump backpedals from remarks about 'Russian meddling'

US President Donald Trump has sought to clarify remarks he made about Russian President Vladimir Putin on his country's meddling in last year's election.

Trump backpedals from remarks about 'Russian meddling'

Asia Pacific

TPP trade deals forge ahead without US involvement

Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact have agreed to move forward without involvement from the United States.

TPP trade deals forge ahead without US involvement

Asia Pacific

Trump condemns trade imbalances at APEC summit

Donald Trump's appearance has dominated a meeting on economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

Trump condemns trade imbalances at APEC summit

Donald Trump

Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam for APEC summit

Trump joins world leaders gathered for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.

Donald Trump arrives in Vietnam for APEC summit

Vietnam

APEC 2017: The leaders' sideshow

Trade deals are expected to dominate talks at the Vietnam-based summit, yet expectations for major announcements are low.

APEC 2017: The leaders' sideshow

Business & Economy

Vietnam to host APEC summit amid challenges

US President Donald Trump's next stop in his tour of Asia is Vietnam, where he will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit (APEC).

Vietnam to host APEC summit amid challenges

Asia Pacific

Vietnam: Typhoon Damrey leaves dozens dead, thousands homeless

Tens of thousands of people are left homeless in southern and central Vietnam after Typhoon Damrey made landfall on Saturday, killing dozens of people.

Vietnam: Typhoon Damrey leaves dozens dead, thousands homeless

Asia Pacific

Cambodia court refuses to free opposition leader Kem Sokha

He is accused of working with the US to overthrow the ruling Cambodian People's Party, a charge the opposition say is politically motivated.

Cambodia court refuses to free opposition leader Kem Sokha

Politics

Thailand says goodbye to late King Bhumibol

Tens of thousands line Bangkok's streets, ending a one-year period of mourning for the Thai monarch.

Thailand says goodbye to late King Bhumibol

Politics

Thailand's lese-majeste law 'stifling dissent'

Thailand's former King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, will be cremated on Thursday, over a year after he died. Over the past three years, more than 100 people have been charged or convicted for insulting the monarchy.

Thailand's lese-majeste law 'stifling dissent'

Asia Pacific

Thailand: Thousands pay last respects to late King Bhumibol

People in Thailand are saying a final farewell to their late king, a year after he died.

Thailand: Thousands pay last respects to late King Bhumibol

Asia Pacific

Cambodia opposition leader flees government crackdown

Mu Sochua, the deputy leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, has fled the country, fearing she would be arrested amid a government crackdown on the opposition.

Cambodia opposition leader flees government crackdown