Ian Lloyd Neubauer

Ian Lloyd Neubauer

Asia Pacific

Paradise paved: Bali rice fields disappear beneath hotels, bars

Christmas and New Year are peak season for tourism on Indonesian island, but rural hamlets are under pressure.

Paradise paved: Bali rice fields disappear beneath hotels, bars

Health

A taste for dog: Indonesia trade persists despite crackdown

The dog meat trade is blamed for the theft of people's pets and disrupting the country's efforts to tackle rabies.

A taste for dog: Indonesia trade persists despite crackdown

Asia Pacific

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Indonesia's fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Poverty

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Scavengers as young as eight years old eke out a living in unimaginable conditions at the Tibar landfill near Dili.

Toxic cost of rubbish scavenging in East Timor

Asia Pacific

Australia's Pauline Hanson wins on anti-Islam ticket

The right-wing politician and her One Nation Party have been voted into Australia's senate.

Australia's Pauline Hanson wins on anti-Islam ticket

Earthquake

Fuel emergency hamstrings tourism in Nepal

As the Himalayan nation recovers from a devastating quake, tourism has been hit by another crisis: fuel shortages.

Fuel emergency hamstrings tourism in Nepal

Wild Animals

Australia: The dilemma over taking out 'rogue' sharks

Calls grow for a controversial cull after an unprecedented number of shark attacks over the past year.

Australia: The dilemma over taking out 'rogue' sharks

Abuse

Child sex abuse and Australia's institutions

Royal Commission examines accusations that ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools covered up systemic child abuse for decades.

Child sex abuse and Australia's institutions

Human Rights

Australian court upholds refugee imprisonment at sea

No safe haven for those seeking refuge in Australia, as court upholds policy of detention on the high seas.

Australian court upholds refugee imprisonment at sea

Science & Technology

Shark sightings raise alarm on Aussie beach

Great white activity off famous Bondi Beach had beach-goers scrambling out of the water, but experts say don't panic.

Shark sightings raise alarm on Aussie beach

Business & Economy

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

South Asian island nation sets ambitious target of 2.5 million arrivals by 2016 but infrastructure a major concern.

Sri Lanka's grand tourism plan faces hurdles

Environment

Can social media prevent shark attacks?

Australian public and private groups are testing environmentally friendly shark-attack mitigation technologies.

Can social media prevent shark attacks?