Rob McBride

Rob McBride

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong protests: Pro-China groups hold rally

Thousands turned out for a so-called Safeguard Hong Kong rally, calling for unity in a city that has become deeply divided.

Hong Kong protests: Pro-China groups hold rally

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong activists promise more protests

For many protesters their movement is more than the extradition bill, it's about Hong Kong's relationship with China.

Hong Kong activists promise more protests

Asia Pacific

Japan-South Korea trade row puts hi-tech material exports at risk

South Korea threatens retaliatory moves as Japan restricts exports of hi-tech components to its companies.

Japan-South Korea trade row puts hi-tech material exports at risk

Asia Pacific

Trump in South Korea: US hopes to resume nuclear talks

Highlight of visit may be Trump's long-anticipated visit to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.

Trump in South Korea: US hopes to resume nuclear talks

Middle East

Saudi Crown Prince MBS visits Seoul for trade deals

South Korea tries to become a key player in Saudi Arabia's restructuring of its economy away from a reliance on oil.

Saudi Crown Prince MBS visits Seoul for trade deals

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds stage sit-in at city tax offices

This is the start of the third week of protests across Hong Kong. The proposed law has been shelved but many fear it could be revived.

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds stage sit-in at city tax offices

Asia Pacific

Hong Kongers protest extradition bill through art

Art as a form of protest has been important to this campaign as it was to the so-called Occupy movement five years ago.

Hong Kongers protest extradition bill through art

Asia Pacific

Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go 'digitally dark'

How surveillance-savvy protesters in Hong Kong are hiding their digital footprints.

Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go 'digitally dark'

Asia Pacific

Reviving a dying language on South Korea's Jeju island

Community tries to keep ancient dialect alive as population shrinks and ages.

Reviving a dying language on South Korea's Jeju island

Asia Pacific

South Korea's green vision for electric cars

Aiming to become the first in the world to be carbon-free by 2030.

South Korea's green vision for electric cars

Asia Pacific

South Korea's Buddhist celebrations give hope for peace

North Korea’s weapons test overshadows preparations for a national Buddhist holiday with theme of world peace.

South Korea's Buddhist celebrations give hope for peace

Asia Pacific

Australia: People of various faiths show support to Muslims

In Australia, support grows for Muslim communities after New Zealand shooting.

Australia: People of various faiths show support to Muslims