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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".

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'

Asia Pacific

Thailand: Search for missing football team bringing unity

Religious leaders highlight spiritual bond as people of different faiths strive to rescue 12 teens and coach missing in flooded cave for nine days.

Thailand: Search for missing football team bringing unity

Asia Pacific

Rescuers pour in to help Thailand find missing football team

Australia, UK, Japan, Laos, China, Myanmar and US are aiding the effort to find 12 boys and their coach, missing in a flooded cave for more than a week.

Rescuers pour in to help Thailand find missing football team

Asia

Parents pray for Thailand youth football team trapped in cave

The families of the youth football team trapped in a cave flood have found support in one another as water continues to drain from the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system and search efforts continue.

Parents pray for Thailand youth football team trapped in cave

Asia

Thailand cave rescue: PM visits site as search continues

Water has begun to drain from the mouth of the Tham Luang Nang Non cave system, raising hopes that divers can resume their search for the missing Moo Pa youth football side missing since Saturday.

Thailand cave rescue: PM visits site as search continues

Asia Pacific

Thailand families desperate in search for trapped footballers

Rescuers continuing bid to rescue 12 young footballers and their coach who have been missing in a flooded cave since Saturday.

Thailand families desperate in search for trapped footballers

Asia Pacific

Thai authorities crack down on illegal e-waste factories

Police have been cracking down on illegal operations and investigating imported electronic waste in a series of raids over the past month.

Thai authorities crack down on illegal e-waste factories

Business & Economy

Expert: North Korea could become world's cheapest factory

Singapore-based international investment expert Mattia Tomba discusses North Korea's economic potential if integrated into the global market.

Expert: North Korea could become world's cheapest factory

Asia Pacific

Singapore: The logistical challenges of the Kim-Trump summit

The high stakes nature of the event prompted plans for expanded security zones and other restrictions ahead of the leaders' arrival.

Singapore: The logistical challenges of the Kim-Trump summit

Asia Pacific

Singapore's 'Little Korea' has big hopes for Kim-Trump meeting

Some of the country's estimated 30,000 Koreans see the upcoming summit as an historic event.

Singapore's 'Little Korea' has big hopes for Kim-Trump meeting