Several theories have suggested either humans, climate change or both drove megafauna extinctions in Southeast Asia. Our newest work suggests otherwise.
By studying the DNA of people who lived in East Asia thousands of years ago, scientists are starting to untangle how the region was populated.
The US used to remain neutral on China's maritime claims in the South China Sea. Why it changed tack.
Southeast Asian countries need to rethink their ties with the two great powers and try to reduce their dependency on them.
Preliminary results of new research show how using data from social networks such as Facebook may help us understand how the coronavirus spread on local and regional levels.
In India handwashing practices have come under scrutiny as millions of Indian poorest return home from major cities. Many do not have access to basic amenities.
The current calculation of the COVID-19 death rate in Indonesia does not reflect the reality on the ground.
The COVID-19 pandemic must be managed in India in a tense economic context and with a largely privatised health system.
In Southeast Asia like in many other developing regions, a large segment of the population don't have access to the Internet and electronic devices.
In Southeast Asia multiple streaming companies are vying for market share.
To mitigate the dissemination of medical hoaxes, Southeast asian governments have taken various approaches.
As new citizenship law will further discriminate against people on religious basis in India's north-eastern Assam, local activists are uniting across the region to help distressed residents.
Yothu Yindi's music introduced the world to the Yolŋu clan traditions of northeast Arnhem Land. But few listeners know these songs echo long histories of engagement with Southeast Asian visitors.
Electrifying transport needs bigger changes than another high-end electric car.
New research outlines how the ancestors of modern humans interbred with several archaic human groups on the passage from Africa to Australia.
A spatial analysis of India’s election results shows a unique geographical footprint of the BJP vote and how its recent progression follows obvious geographic patterns.
Brunei's new anti-gay Sharia laws are the harshest in the world. Yet few countries have publicly condemned them, and an international boycott could backfire.
New research looked at human impacts on more than 5,000 threatened species and found that a quarter of them have almost nowhere left to go to escape from the threats posed by human development.
For decades, Bangladesh had a very vibrant – and highly political – rock scene. But the genre is struggling to survive the country's crackdown on dissent and increasing Islamic conservatism.
Many conversions of Hindu women in Pakistan are harnessed as a means to an end and not necessarily the initial objective.