Price of carbon credits must rise drastically to help protect SE Asia's tropical forests against rubber plantation expansion, according to researchers.
Agency investigates suspected misappropriation of up to 85 percent of money from a state fund for the poor in a new scandal to hit the military govt.
Authorities in Bangladesh are ramping up oversight of the Cox's Bazar camps to root out NGOs working without proper visas or pushing their faith on refugees.
The bank assessed 67 developed, emerging and frontier markets.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is promoted to state councilor; now has the country's two top diplomat roles.
While the Dalai Lama reiterated his desire for reconciliation as Xi Jinping begins his second term as China's president, he also said the Tibetan issue was not about to go away.
Indonesia impounds some 200 tons of garlic imported from China after a microscopic worm infestation is found in the shipment.
Australian foreign minister’s comments aimed at bolstering Australian efforts to build a coalition against Chinese assertiveness.
Gina Haspel is supported by many in US intelligence community but faced criticism for overseeing a secret CIA prison in Thailand where detainees were tortured.
Duterte orders review of a decision by state prosecutors to dismiss complaints against suspected drugs kingpins amid public outrage over their release.
India wants to take its growing resources and knowledge on solar power and use it to help other sunny countries jumpstart their solar ambitions as well.
UN human rights experts investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar said on Monday that Facebook had played a role in spreading hate speech there.
The new agency will be responsible for forming policies on foreign aid, as well as granting aid and overseeing its implementation.
A Bangladeshi airliner crashed in cloudy weather as it came in to land at the Nepalese capital's hill-ringed airport, officials said.
US officials on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the move was not just for show and not a gift to Pyongyang.