Indonesia

Infrastructure at heart of Widodo's Indonesia re-election bid

President's failure to deliver on promises could swing voters in favour of his opponent Subianto.

Infrastructure at heart of Widodo's Indonesia re-election bid

Bangladesh

Climate change threatens 19 million Bangladesh children

Nearly one in three children in Bangladesh at risk from cyclones, flooding and climate change-related disasters says UN.

Myanmar

Nowhere to go: Myanmar farmers under siege from land law

The Myanmar government has tightened a law on so-called 'vacant, fallow and virgin' land, and farmers are at risk.

Nowhere to go: Myanmar farmers under siege from land law

Uganda

Uganda’s bicycle ambulances help the pregnant, sick and injured

In rural Uganda, ambulances made with bicycles and electric scooters are giving more people access to health care.

Uganda’s bicycle ambulances help the pregnant, sick and injured

Counting the Cost

What is holding Indonesia's economy back?

As Indonesia is on the road to becoming one of the world's biggest economies, we look at challenges facing the country.

Myanmar

Ethnic minorities across Myanmar protest against Aung San statues

Critics say monuments of revolutionary hero are a symbol of policies that marginalise the country's ethnic minorities.

Ethnic minorities across Myanmar protest against Aung San statues

Special series

Al Jazeera's Water Docs

From Kenyan water women, to Iran's drought crisis and a polluted paradise: our picks for World Water Day, and every day.

World Water Day: Must-Watch Documentaries

Counting the Cost

How Silatech empowers MENA youth: HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Sheikha Moza bint Nasser discusses Silatech's efforts to boost youth employment in the MENA region.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: 'Patriarchy is bad for everybody'

The head of UN Women talks about feminism, why gender data matters, and the state of women's rights today.

Science & Technology

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Debate over the gender pay gap seems almost peripheral in a country where tradition forces women to keep house and work.

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Poverty & Development

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal

Charles Sirleaf charged in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal

Education

Using dance to get Nigeria's street kids back in school

How Seyi Oluyole's Dream Catchers captured the attention of celebrities and made their way back to the classroom.

Using dance to get Nigeria's street kids back in school

Poverty & Development

India's forest dwellers plan protests against mass eviction order

Indigenous groups plan protests against Supreme Court verdict to evict over 1 million tribal people from forestlands.

India's forest dwellers plan protests against mass eviction order

Inside Story

Why is measles back and spreading?

World Health Organization says number of cases doubled in 2018.

Poverty & Development

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'

Kenya and Uganda both claim the tiny island as their territory.

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'