In a land of extraordinary food, why are women and girls in Southeast Asia going hungry?

Corinne Redfern October 19, 2018 Share this article While investigating the rise in malnutrition among young women in Southeast Asia, journalist Corinne Redfern has been fed some of the best food of her life. So what’s going on? The rough, steep track is scarred with cracks and crannies from the season’s heavy rain, and our […]

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Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling winds at speeds of 180 mph towards 37 million people across Asia

AP Photo/Aaron Favila Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record.  Nearly 37 million people are estimated to be in the storm’s path, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.  Mangkhut, […]

Mini-grids could be a boon to poor people in Africa and Asia

A FORESTED village in Jharkhand state, eastern India, Narotoli is home mainly to adherents of Sarna, a nature-worshipping tribal religion. In more ways than one, it has long been off-grid. Drive past a police checkpoint a few miles away and you are in territory loyal to “the guys”, a euphemism for Maoist guerrillas. That makes […]

Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall were warned to avoid this country during Asia tour

Prince Charles, 70, and the Duchess of Cornwall, 69 have been on a number of official visits in recent years as the heir to the throne increases his royal duties. Last year, the couple travelled to Southeast Asia as part of an 11-day tour exploring the region. It became the most expensive royal trip with […]

Russia to electrify railroad in Iran linking Central Asia to Persian Gulf

Russian Railways has begun works on the electrification of a railway line in Iran, the company said. Read more The project – worth $ 1.2 billion – will electrify a railroad connecting the Iranian city of Garmsar near Tehran with Ince Burun near the border with Turkmenistan. The length of the Garmsar-Ince Burun railway line […]

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30,000-year-old jawbone records tough diet in Pleistocene Southeast Asia

Enlarge / Two human mandibles from Niah Caves in Borneo; the top jaw is 30,000 years old, and the bottom jaw 11,000 years old. (credit: Darren Curnoe) Life wasn’t easy for the first humans to settle in the islands of Southeast Asia. The rain forest was a completely new environment for people in the Late […]