Asia-Pacific

14 Mar 2016

Asserting India's stand in tackling climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said same set of rules cannot be applied to all countries "uniformly" even as he identified poverty as the biggest challenge for environment.

09 Mar 2016

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8), Human Nature is spotlighting “conservation heroines” around the globe. In this piece, we meet Nolsita Siyang, an indigenous farmer and mother of 10 who also finds time to patrol her community’s ancestral home as a forest ranger.

01 Mar 2016

On February 26, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to provide grant aid of up to 2.196 billion yen for assistance for the Project for Improving An Duong Water Treatment Plant in Hai Phong City.

19 Feb 2016

More than 5,600 people have been evacuated after heavy rains brought floods to several districts in the state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.

09 Feb 2016

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the governments of Thailand and Japan today launched two projects which will help Thailand strengthen community-based disaster risk management, and support efforts to enhance financial inclusion in low income communities.