UpFront

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi: 'Defending the indefensible'

We discuss Aung San Suu Kyi's appearance at the International Court of Justice with rights activist Maung Zarni.

AJ Impact

This Chinese city wants to make housing more affordable, but...

...not everyone can afford Shenzhen’s new 'affordable' homes.

This Chinese city wants to make housing more affordable, but...

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Asian shares, pound surge as US-China deal, Brexit give clarity

Financial markets in Asia followed gains on Wall Street after Trump tweeted that he had signed a trade deal with China.

Asian shares, pound surge as US-China deal, Brexit give clarity

Cambodia

'Beautifying Phnom Penh': Muslim Cham face eviction in Cambodia

Future of minority group living along Mekong River unclear as government seeks to 'beautify' city before world summit.

'Beautifying Phnom Penh': Muslim Cham face eviction in Cambodia

Australia

Rachel Noble to be Australia's first female intelligence chief

Noble begins her new role in February 2020 and leads the agency in a time of increasing cyber-attacks.

Rachel Noble to be Australia's first female intelligence chief

New Zealand

New Zealand troops in daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

A team of six men and two women recovered six bodies from Whakaari island while two more casualties remain missing.

New Zealand troops in daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies

China

China's top diplomat blames US 'paranoia' as ties unravel

State Councillor Wang Yi says US actions on Hong Kong, Uighurs 'seriously damaging hard-won foundation of mutual trust'.

China's top diplomat blames US 'paranoia' as ties unravel

Inside Story

Has the world failed the Rohingya people?

Myanmar's de facto civilian leader leader defends military against genocide allegations at world court.

Volcano

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

An eight-person team will wear protective clothing and breathing apparatuses during the search-and-recovery mission.

New Zealand begins body recovery mission after volcanic eruption

AJ Impact

US offers to cancel December 15 tariffs on Chinese goods: WSJ

The US offered to suspend tariffs and to cut existing tariffs on $360bn in Chinese goods by as much as 50 percent.

US offers to cancel December 15 tariffs on Chinese goods: WSJ

101 East

North Korea's Ghost Ships

We investigate why fishing ships from North Korea, discovered with dead bodies onboard, are washing up on Japan shores.

Philippines

Philippine authorities 'getting away with murder' in drug war

Amnesty International questions conflicting number of suspects killed as government highlights latest accomplishments.

Philippine authorities 'getting away with murder' in drug war

Weather

Heavy rains hit the east coast of Australia

Brisbane received more rain in 24 hours than the previous six months combined.

Heavy rains hit the east coast of Australia

AJ Impact

China says it is in 'close communication' with US as tariffs loom

China's commerce minister gave no indication of a delay of US tariffs on almost $160bn of Chinese goods due December 15.

China says it is in 'close communication' with US as tariffs loom

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China wants to make protest-free Macau its next Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to announce policies for Macau, including the setting up of a stock exchange.

China wants to make protest-free Macau its next Hong Kong