Divya Gopalan

Divya Gopalan

Asia Pacific

Malaysia abolishes unpopular consumer tax

Goods and services tax law blamed for increase in cost of living, but government must find new way to pay national debt.

Malaysia abolishes unpopular consumer tax

Asia

Anwar Ibrahim's dramatic rise and fall - and rise again

After a political journey with many gripping twists and turns, Anwar Ibrahim comes back to reclaim his spot in the Malaysian leadership.

Anwar Ibrahim's dramatic rise and fall - and rise again

Malaysia

Malaysian opposition wins for the first time since independence

A new generation of voters wanting change and fed up with political corruption vote Mahathir-led coalition to power.

Malaysian opposition wins for the first time since independence

Asia Pacific

How Hong Kong is preparing its youth for the future

Al Jazeera visits a learning centre in Hong Kong teaching children to stay ahead of robots.

How Hong Kong is preparing its youth for the future

Asia

Hong Kong: Activists want 'shark fin' off menu

Activists in Hong Kong are highlighting the 'cruel and brutal' practices used in harvesting shark fins for soup, prior to a major rise in demand around the Chinese New Year celebrations.

Hong Kong: Activists want 'shark fin' off menu

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong housing prices continue to soar

Human Rights advocacy groups say more than a quarter of a million people in Hong Kong live in illegal structures or squalid conditions, and every year that number rises by 20 percent.

Hong Kong housing prices continue to soar

Environment

Report: Hong Kong's appetite for reef fish 'unsustainable'

Yvonne Sadovy, co-author of the eye-opening report on live reef food fish titled, Going, going gone, says Hong Kong's laws 'are ill-equipped to control the trade as its practiced today'.

Report: Hong Kong's appetite for reef fish 'unsustainable'

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong activists jailed over 2014 'Umbrella’ protests

The judge rejected a request for Joshua Wong and Raphael Wong to be released on bail while they appeal. Fourteen other defendants convicted of obstructing police were either fined or given suspended jail sentences.

Hong Kong activists jailed over 2014 'Umbrella’ protests

Hong Kong

2017: The year that shook Hong Kong's democracy

With arrests and tensions with mainland China, developments of 2017 seen by many as highly detrimental to city's democracy movement.

2017: The year that shook Hong Kong's democracy

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Protesters call for democratic reform

Demonstrations in the streets of Hong Kong are calling for their government to resist pressures from mainland China to clamp down on democracy.

Hong Kong: Protesters call for democratic reform

India

India: Economic woes are key factor in Gujarat election

Although Gujarat is one of the country's top three states in terms of economic growth, it lags behind the others in many social indicators, including primary education, infant mortality and women’s health.

India: Economic woes are key factor in Gujarat election

Asia

India's Rahul Gandhi to become congress president

Rahul Gandhi is formally taking over from his mother as the president of India's main opposition party.

India's Rahul Gandhi to become congress president