The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory. The energy solutions that have fueled growth in the region over the past few decades are no longer compatible with the sustainable development aspirations of our nations and their people. In transitioning to a new era of sustainable energy, policymakers across the region face complex decisions.
19 January 2017 | 10:00 AM
Sporty, couture and 1980s-inspired looks dominated the catwalks at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, with a wide selection of designers offering creations for women's winter wardrobes.
19 January 2017 | 09:37 AM
The United Nations should intervene in Myanmar's Rakhine State to stop further escalation of violence against Rohingya Muslims and avoid another genocide like in Cambodia and Rwanda, said the Organization of Islamic Cooperation's special envoy to Myanmar.
19 January 2017 | 09:00 AM
New Zealand cherry producers are flying helicopters low over their orchards to dry off raindrops and protect thousands of tonnes of their product headed to Asia to feed rapidly growing demand from Chinese New Year revelers.
19 January 2017 | 08:00 AM
The Australian government said on Wednesday (18/01) it was not ruling out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, but added there was currently no credible new evidence to warrant that.
19 January 2017 | 06:00 AM
Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim scored a minor legal victory on Wednesday (18/01), as a court ruled that he can proceed with his bid to challenge the rejection of his petition for a royal pardon.
19 January 2017 | 05:00 AM
The first China-to-Britain freight train arrived in London on Wednesday (18/01) after a 7,500-mile journey, marking a milestone in China's push to build commercial links across Europe and Asia.
19 January 2017 | 04:00 AM
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday (18/01) resisted a major cabinet reshuffle despite his waning poll numbers as he named Greg Hunt the new health minister to replace Sussan Ley, who resigned last week amid an expenses scandal.
19 January 2017 | 03:00 AM
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen filed a $1-million defamation lawsuit against opposition leader Sam Rainsy on Wednesday (18/01), keeping up pressure ahead of elections.
19 January 2017 | 02:00 AM