The Rohingyas Muslims in Myanmar are mostly stateless and living in grim conditions. Reuters photographer Minzayar visited one of the displaced Rohingya camps, where he documented them making connections with loved ones via a laptop at Internet huts.
Thailand's anti-government movement has been clashing violently with the police and soldiers. The unrest reflects a political dispute that goes back several years. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the political roots of the current chaos.
Southern Thailand is riven with clashes between ethnic Malay Muslims and Thai Buddhists. The conflict takes place on a local level but the Muslim imam and the Buddhist abbot in one town are childhood friends.
As the tides rise in Thailand, flooding is getting worse in parts of Bangkok. There are fears that with even higher tides forecast for this weekend, flooding could inundate parts of the city that have so far remained dry.
We hear about dog meat in restaurants in China and Vietnam, but we don't often hear about people eating cat meat. But Vietnamese officials are trying to clamp down on that country's burgeoning market for cat meat. That story and more in today's Global Scan.