Rob McBride

Rob McBride

Asia Pacific

Cambodia's ruling party stands unopposed

After the high court dissolved the Cambodia National Rescue Party, the Khmer looks virtually unopposed in next year's elections, but the government insists that democracy is alive and well in Cambodia.

Cambodia's ruling party stands unopposed

Asia Pacific

World Toilet Day: Growing momentum for sanitation in Cambodia

A lack of toilets in rural areas has been causing significant harm to the development of children.

World Toilet Day: Growing momentum for sanitation in Cambodia

Asia Pacific

Cambodia court dissolves main opposition party

The opposition party had been expecting its dissolution and had already ceased to function - with its leader Kem Sokha arrested, many of its senior members in hiding or in exile such as its Vice President Mu Sochua.

Cambodia court dissolves main opposition party

Asia Pacific

Busan Film Festival opens amid political controversy

Asia's biggest film festival has opened in South Korea.

Busan Film Festival opens amid political controversy

South Korea

S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea has launched an annual military festival which they expect will attract at least one million visitors.

S Korea has military festival as N Korea rulers mark anniversary

South Korea

South Korea carnival celebrates democracy

South Koreans are celebrating the strength of their democracy with a street festival in the capital, Seoul.

South Korea carnival celebrates democracy

Asia Pacific

South and North Korea celebrate harvest festival

People in South Korea are celebrating the traditional harvest festival known as Chuseok. The holiday is also being marked in the North, giving all Koreans a brief respite from escalating tensions.

South and North Korea celebrate harvest festival

Asia Pacific

Cambodians accuse sugar barons of land-grabbing

Villagers in Cambodia claim sugar barons are grabbing their land.

Cambodians accuse sugar barons of land-grabbing

Asia Pacific

Japan: 'Queen of polka dots' museum opens

A museum celebrating the work of the Japanese artist known as the 'queen of polka dots' has opened in Tokyo.

Japan: 'Queen of polka dots' museum opens

Asia Pacific

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

The latest cutting edge video games were unveiled at the annual Tokyo Game Show convention. A quarter of a million gaming enthusiasts are expected to visit. One of the hottest draws this year is VR, or Virtual Reality.

Virtual reality highlight of Tokyo Game Show convention

Asia Pacific

Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

Japan has sent an anti-missile system to the northern island of Hokkaido.

Japan deploys missile interceptor to Hokkaido

Asia Pacific

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones

Relatives and supporters of Japanese people, abducted forty years ago by North Korean agents, have gathered in Tokyo.

North Korean abductions: Anger in Japan over missing loved ones