2018 is on track to become only the second coup-free year in a century. Coup risk is way down worldwide, thanks to growing political stability in Latin America. Africa has the highest risk of coup.
Australia's slowly heading north to one day become part of Asia, but a study of the rocks tell us that's not the first time there's been a connection.
Biomass that's been through a torrefaction process could do the same duty as coal, with far less water use and less pollution.
Last month's epic cave rescue has drawn attention to the issue of statelessness in Thailand - a crisis the country is trying to resolve urgently, especially for stateless children.
Go beyond the corporate jargon to really understand the freedom and challenges that come with being a digital nomad.
The Croatian island of Vis is gearing up for a massive influx of tourists wanting to see where the Abba-inspired movie sequel was filmed.
There are at least 400,000 stateless people living in Thailand – many of them young, like Adul. Here's what their lives are like.
The Thai cave rescue should be used as opportunity to improve the planning of all future rescue missions in South-East Asia.
Of course we should have sympathy for the soccer team trapped in the cave. We should extend similar compassion to those caught up in long-term crises that are harder to tackle.
The looming prospect of a long stay in the cave has increased fears for the boys' mental health.
Australian national Antonio Bagnato is on death row in Thailand as that country resumes executions. The federal government must use all diplomatic means to push its anti-death penalty stance.
While many of its Asian neighbours are striving to get smoking under control, Indonesia is the stubborn exception.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees assesses the refugee claims of millions of people worldwide. It needs to be more open about what it discovers and how it makes decisions.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
This multi-billion pound industry increasingly involves organised crime groups, who see wildlife as a low risk route to profit.
Just because a group waves the IS flag or claims to be its friend doesn't mean a global insurgency is underway.
Ten years after the Saffron Revolution in Myanmar, some Theravāda Buddhist monks are now preaching violence against Muslim or Hindu minorities in the name of "holy war".
Indonesia announces it has outnumbered Thailand in terms of academic publication number. It's good news but Indonesia needs to make the studies more relevant to get more citations.
Citizens and digital-rights advocates are pushing back against growing cyber repression in Thailand, where sharing the wrong Facebook post can land you in jail.
If the river islands are bombed away and if the riverscape is engineered into something more like a large artificial canal, then endangered species face extinction.