Kate Mayberry

Kate Mayberry

Kate Mayberry is an award-winning journalist and researcher, working across print, television, and online media. She has lived in Southeast Asia for more than two decades and was until 2014 a Senior Field Producer with Al Jazeera English in Kuala Lumpur. Follow her on Twitter: @kate_mayberry.

Malaysia

Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Rising demand from China sparks interest in the stinky fruit and concerns that rapid expansion will put forests at risk.

Durian rush creates thorny environmental problems in Malaysia

Asia Pacific

UN investigator calls for tougher approach on Myanmar abuses

Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee says US sanctions should be tougher and international community must step up.

UN investigator calls for tougher approach on Myanmar abuses

Malaysia

Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

Survey in Sabah highlights importance of wildlife corridors and commitments to sustainable palm oil and timber.

Conservation in focus as survey shows drop in Malaysia orangutans

MH17

Five years after MH17 tragedy a ray of hope for justice

Families, investigators urge Russia to cooperate, five years after plane shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine.

Five years after MH17 tragedy a ray of hope for justice

Malaysia

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

Proposals on registration and candidate ages also under consideration in reforms that will need constitutional changes.

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

Indonesia

'State-in-waiting': Papua's rebels unite against Indonesia rule

Independence groups say they are ready to 'take over our country' amid rumbling conflict in far east of the archipelago.

'State-in-waiting': Papua's rebels unite against Indonesia rule

Malaysia

Malaysia reopens probe into kidnapping of Shia activist, pastor

Move comes after public inquiry concludes police's intelligence officers were behind the religion-linked abductions.

Malaysia reopens probe into kidnapping of Shia activist, pastor

China

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Denuclearisation and economic issues to top agenda as Xi Jinping visits Pyongyang before his meeting with Donald Trump.

'Special relationship' in focus as China's Xi visits North Korea

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill explained

Critics fear bill will compromise Hong Kong's judicial system and prove the 'death knell' of 'one country, two systems'.

Hong Kong's controversial extradition bill explained

Environment

Fishermen fear for future as Malaysia mulls Penang reclamation

Plan to create three artificial islands off Penang's southern coast worries fishermen and environmental campaigners.

Fishermen fear for future as Malaysia mulls Penang reclamation

Asia

China rises but 30 years after Tiananmen, crackdown remains taboo

Beijing has not apologised or revealed death toll, but calls for accountability increase as its global profile grows.

China rises but 30 years after Tiananmen, crackdown remains taboo

Myanmar

Myanmar military committing war crimes in Rakhine: Amnesty

Human rights group calls for situation in Rakhine state to be referred to International Criminal Court, sanctions.

Myanmar military committing war crimes in Rakhine: Amnesty