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: US-China trade war dominates talks

Will US Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meet to discuss the trade dispute?

Singapore summit: US-China trade war dominates talks

Asia Pacific

One month since tsunami, health crisis persists in Palu

As Indonesia’s emergency response phase ends, life is back to normal in some areas. In others, much remains to be done.

One month since tsunami, health crisis persists in Palu

Indonesia

Indonesia government knew of liquefaction danger before quake

Six years ago, the Indonesian government's own experts drew a map that highlighted many areas in Palu where there was a high risk of liquefaction.

Indonesia government knew of liquefaction danger before quake

Asia Pacific

Indonesian children at risk of trafficking after disaster

A month after the earthquake and tsunami, social workers struggle to find missing children.

Indonesian children at risk of trafficking after disaster

Asia Pacific

Some signs of life returning to normal after Indonesia's tsunami

More than 10 days since the disaster, thousands still missing and government will halt search for victims on Thursday.

Some signs of life returning to normal after Indonesia's tsunami

Indonesia

Indonesia fears post-tsunami disease epidemics

Sanitation systems were destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi Island and leading to rising concern about disease epidemics in the aftermath.

Indonesia fears post-tsunami disease epidemics

Asia

Over 70,000 homeless after Indonesia disaster

A week after the earthquake, relief supplies have yet to arrive for them.

Over 70,000 homeless after Indonesia disaster

Asia Pacific

Indonesians slam humanitarian response to tsunami

Help isn't arriving fast enough for some communities that have been largely cut off on Sulawesi.

Indonesians slam humanitarian response to tsunami

Asia Pacific

Vietnam's late president to be buried in home province

Tran Dai Quang, wh died suddenly on Friday from a rare virus, was widely criticised for his crackdown on political dissent.

Vietnam's late president to be buried in home province

Asia Pacific

Thailand to ban electronic waste imports after China move

Ban expected to be implemented within six months after Beijing’s ban on plastic waste imports made waves worldwide.

Thailand to ban electronic waste imports after China move

Asia Pacific

Thailand military govt partially lifts ban on political activity

Since the coup that removed Thailand's largest party from office, political gatherings of five people or more have been outlawed.

Thailand military govt partially lifts ban on political activity

Asia Pacific

WEF on ASEAN: Trade, regional disputes supersede agenda

Embracing new technology was supposed to be the theme of the meeting of Asian nations, but the US-China trade war is dominating the agenda as leaders of South East Asian countries meet in Vietnam.

WEF on ASEAN: Trade, regional disputes supersede agenda