Scott Heidler

Scott Heidler

Scott Heidler is an Asia Correspondent based out of the Bangkok bureau. He covers everything from Korea Peninsula tension to Cambodia’s politics to Nepal’s Sherpa community. When he joined Al Jazeera English in 2010 he covered the United Nations in New York. Prior to that he lived in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Jerusalem for a collective eight years. He is the co-author of the award-winning book "Women of Courage; Intimate Stories from Afghanistan".

China

China airshow of military strength

At the biannual Chinese airshow and weapons expo, there’s a display of military might, ally unity and some American companies taking a long view on the ongoing trade war.

China airshow of military strength

Asia Pacific

Rap Against Dictatorship: Thai music video riles government

Young people in Thailand are using music as the medium to send a strong political message to the military government.

Rap Against Dictatorship: Thai music video riles government

Asia Pacific

China's dinosaur replica makers worry about trade war with US

The dinosaur replica business in Zigong is worried by the tariffs imposed by the US.

China's dinosaur replica makers worry about trade war with US

Asia Pacific

China promises to retaliate against latest US tariffs

In an intensifying trade war, China says it will retaliate after the US announced its biggest tariffs yet on imports from China.

China promises to retaliate against latest US tariffs

Asia Pacific

Chinese investors lose billions to fraudulent P2P companies

The collapse of the $190bn peer-to-peer lending industry in China in July causes worries of another global financial crisis.

Chinese investors lose billions to fraudulent P2P companies

Asia Pacific

Asian Games: More than medals up for grabs

Victorious athletes in the 2018 Asian Games are given cash prizes by their nation, military service exceptions and even jobs.

Asian Games: More than medals up for grabs

Asia Pacific

Pakistan's baseball team use their cricket skills at Asian Games

In Pakistan, cricket is king - but their baseball players are using some of the same skills to impress at the Asian Games.

Pakistan's baseball team use their cricket skills at Asian Games

Asia Pacific

Host Indonesia dreams of badminton glory at Asian Games

Top-ranked badminton players like Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo inspire Indonesian young people, from elite academies to street-level players, to become the best in the world.

Host Indonesia dreams of badminton glory at Asian Games

Asia Pacific

Asian Games 2018: Indigenous sport on show

How the Asian Games help keep indigenous sports alive.

Asian Games 2018: Indigenous sport on show

Asia Pacific

Thailand's 'Indiana Jones divers' livelihoods in danger

Government plans to relocate a community threatens to destroy the business of a Thai treasure-hunting family.

Thailand's 'Indiana Jones divers' livelihoods in danger

Asia

Myanmar's democracy movement 30 years on since the uprising

Thirty years on from the events that brought Aung Sang Suu Kyi to prominence, Myanmar's leader faces new questions about her commitment to democracy.

Myanmar's democracy movement 30 years on since the uprising

Asia Pacific

Thailand: New video shows trapped football team in 'good health'

The young footballers and coach of the Moo Pa still in the flooded Tham Luang cave system despite being found, but appear to be healthy after their 11-day ordeal.

Thailand: New video shows trapped football team in 'good health'