With the enhanced capabilities of today's robots and drones, recent examples from China and Thailand and ongoing research show that they have the potential to help us navigate disasters.
As the human costs of the Covid-19 virus epidemic continue to rise, the virus is also taking its toll on global economy, with disrupted supply chains across a wide variety of industries.
Chinese scientists sequence coronavirus causing pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan. And it's never been seen before.
A year after China stopped accepting most scrap material exports, other Asian countries are following Beijing's lead, forcing wealthy nations to find domestic solutions for managing their wastes.
Get your thinking cap on – you'll need it.
Neutering or spaying pets has additional benefits beyond population control; these benefits include extending their lifespan, improving their health and reducing risk of certain diseases.
Interpol red notices play an important part in international policing. Here's how they work and how the system could be improved to safeguard human rights.
Just one brand of tinned tuna in Australian supermarkets is able to confidently claim slavery was not involved in its supply.
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.