Wayne Hay

Wayne Hay

"Wayne Hay has been covering the Asia/Pacific region since 2001, first with Television New Zealand before joining Al Jazeera English in 2006.

In his role at Al Jazeera, he has travelled the region extensively, reporting on everything from elections and natural disasters to surfing in Bali. More recently he covered the flooding caused by Typhoons in the Philippines and the earthquake in Padang, Indonesia in 2009. He was also given the rare opportunity to report from North Korea."

Asia Pacific

Singapore summit: Discussing human rights

Some experts believe that raising the question of human rights in the first meeting might be too sensitive.

Singapore summit: Discussing human rights

North Korea

Inter-Korean talks: Delegations resume peace discussions

Meetings between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in are not the whole of the inter-Korean peace process, as high-level officials are establishing contact across the border and even setting up a liaison office.

Inter-Korean talks: Delegations resume peace discussions

Asia Pacific

Thai coup anniversary: Protests expected against military

Growing frustration with military rule is expected to lead to street protests, in spite of strict laws imposed by the government.

Thai coup anniversary: Protests expected against military

Asia Pacific

Cambodia: Borei Keila residents vow to fight on for land rights

Remaining families view the dispute in Phnom Penh's Borei Keila as a battle for their rights and a battle between rich and poor.

Cambodia: Borei Keila residents vow to fight on for land rights

Asia Pacific

Malaysia politics: A turbulent shift in power

The former prime minister and his wife have a travel ban on them, while a jailed opposition leader is due to be released soon.

Malaysia politics: A turbulent shift in power

Asia Pacific

Mahathir sworn in, becomes oldest elected leader in the world

The mood in Malaysia is celebratory as Mahathir Mohamad becomes the oldest elected leader in the world, after a surprising series of events that led to his return to office.oldest leader elected

Mahathir sworn in, becomes oldest elected leader in the world

Japan

Time for Shinzo Abe to enter the spotlight

First summit with China and South Korea in years offers Japan's prime minister a chance to take focus off declining popularity.

Time for Shinzo Abe to enter the spotlight

Asia Pacific

Cambodia's opposition threatens to withdraw from election

Officials within the Grassroots Democracy Party are threatening to pull out of the national elections in July.

Cambodia's opposition threatens to withdraw from election

Asia Pacific

The struggles of Myanmar's peace process

With all sides guilty of abuses, it's civilians who are the main victims and as the conflicts drag on, they and their communities continue to fall further behind.

The struggles of Myanmar's peace process

Asia Pacific

Cambodia's Kampot pepper immune to price slump

World's most sought-after pepper has been immune to the global price plunge, remaining stable at as high as $28 per kilogramme.

Cambodia's Kampot pepper immune to price slump

Myanmar

Stalled peace process in Myanmar frustrating rebel armies

Peace talks in Myanmar's Karen State have stalled, with some arguing the actions of the military against the Rohingya in Rakhine State undermine the credibility of the government's claim to want peace.

Stalled peace process in Myanmar frustrating rebel armies

Myanmar

Rohingya refugees resort to southern sea routes

A boat carrying nearly 60 Rohingya refugees heading to Malaysia has made a stop in Thailand because of bad weather. Few Rohingya have tried to use southern sea routes since a crackdown on trafficking networks three years ago.

Rohingya refugees resort to southern sea routes