Travel

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises

Mar 29, 2017

A sprawling "Trump Community" that will rise next to a pristine national park in West Java has alarmed conservationists

Australian found negligent in girlfriend's watercraft death

Mar 23, 2017

A Thai court has given a suspended one-year prison sentence to an Australian man whose girlfriend died when their personal watercraft collided at high speed off a southern resort island

Indonesia summons British envoy over coral damaged by ship

Mar 17, 2017

Indonesia's government has summoned the British ambassador to discuss compensation for the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship chartered by a British tour company in a tourist area known for outstanding marine biodiversity

Trump's planned reduction in refugees may hit Myanmar worst

Mar 16, 2017

An Associated Press analysis suggests that the people hurt most by President Donald Trump's planned deep cuts in refugee visas are from not any of the six Muslim countries listed in his travel ban, but Myanmar

Myanmar refugees may be hurt most by Trump resettlement cuts

Mar 16, 2017

An Associated Press analysis suggests that the people hurt most by President Donald Trump's planned deep cuts in refugee visas are from not any of the six Muslim countries listed in his travel ban, but Myanmar

Indonesia says British cruise ship must pay for coral damage

Mar 15, 2017

Indonesia's government says a British-owned cruise ship must pay compensation for the destruction of coral reefs in a popular tourist area known for its extensive marine biodiversity

Rescued orangutans airlifted to freedom in Borneo

Mar 15, 2017

Conservation groups in Indonesia have returned 17 critically endangered orangutans to their natural forest habitat in the past month, airlifting some by helicopter to a remote area of Borneo where they hope the rehabilitated great apes will be safe

Indonesia to take action against coral damage by cruise ship

Mar 14, 2017

The Indonesian government says it will take strong action in response to the destruction of coral reefs by a cruise ship at a popular tourist destination known for its marine biodiversity

Malaysia says only 315 North Koreans left in the country

Mar 12, 2017

Malaysia's deputy prime minister says 315 North Koreans are in the country and barred from leaving amid a dispute over the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother

Thai court rejects migrants' appeals in killings of 2 Brits

Mar 1, 2017

A Thai court rejected the appeals of two Myanmar migrants convicted of murdering two British backpackers, the defense team said after learning of the verdict a week after it was rendered

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