Not so long ago, Thailand could boast about having one of the fastest growth rates in the world. But political turbulence, protests and a couple of coups have taken their toll. And there's anxiety about what will happen when the beloved king dies. How might the new Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community help Thailand get its act back together? What risks does Thailand's volatility have for a nascent regional grouping, with big aspirations to counterbalance China?
Pada usia 6 tahun, dia dikejutkan apabila melihat papanya, seorang pengkritik hebat terhadap Perdana Menteri Malaysia ditangkap polis. Pada usia 23 tahun, dia menemui keberanian untuk bersuara semula, dengan mengimbas kembali seorang papa yang luar biasa, dan seorang anak perempuan yang juga luar biasa.
Around the world, Aung San Suu Kyi is seen as the symbol of the fight for freedom in Myanmar. But inside the country, she shares the spotlight with her father, who won independence from Britain but was felled by an assassin.
When Ponnipa Chanpeng was 22, she turned to dealing drugs to support her family. Seventeen years later, she's still in prison for her crimes. But a vocational training program for female prisoners is giving her hope for the future.
Critics believed the upgrade from tier three to tier two was a political decision to facilitate Malaysia’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive free trade deal being aggressively pushed by President Barack Obama.
Indonesians are struggling to pay for basic food items and although the government is trying to control prices, the effort is not easing the pain for Indonesia's poor, as Rebecca Henschke reports from Jakarta.
One man who witnessed the devastation of the Burmese cyclone first-hand was Jens Orback; the former Swedish politician was visiting Rangoon last week, to meet with pro-democracy activists and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Orbach about his experience.
Burma's ruling military government was ill-prepared to handle the aftermath of this weekend's cyclone and some critics of the government now wonder whether the disaster has shaken the generals' grip on power
Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from Burma from a BBC reporter who has made his way to Rangoon: He describes a country that is struggling to address the widespread death and destruction caused by a cyclone this weekend
The World's Katy Clark reports on the dire situation in Burma following last weekend's cyclone where international aid has begun arriving but some aid groups are still complaining that the government is dragging its heels
Five days after a devastating cyclone struck the South East Asian nation of Burma, the first UN aid flight has landed in the country but Burma's military authority is still resisting the majority of foreign aid that's being offered
The United Nations today announced it will resume aid shipments to Burma; UN officials had earlier suspended aid flights intended to help Burmese cyclone survivors, complaining that the Burmese government had seized some of the aid.