Thailand on Friday confirmed that two newborns have been diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus for the first time in South-East Asia.
Governments in South-East Asia are getting on top of the maritime piracy problem. But their approach needs to go beyond law enforcement, analysts say.
Several hundred people from South-East Asia have gone to fight for Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. But now local fears are on the rise as the jihadists are behind more attacks in the region.
After a year of drought caused by El Nino, the storms of the attendant weather phenomenon La Nina could bring about widespread flooding and devastation.
A Rohingya migrant was shot by police after he and 20 others escaped from a Thai government detention camp on Monday, local officials said.