Indonesia

Jokowi: Jakarta will appeal WTO ruling on nickel export ban

The panel ruled for the EU, calling it the “most trade-restrictive measure that could be applied.”

Indonesia

Indonesia’s polio vaccination drive in Aceh faces hurdles amid outbreak

About 15 percent of parents rejected the vaccine because of fears of adverse effects or religious beliefs.

Pacific

Residents of Port Moresby informal settlement fear eviction for new road

Mass evictions are common as land is sought for housing developments, new infrastructure.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh, Myanmar border police agree to work jointly against militant groups

Senior officials reached the bilateral agreement during a five-day meeting in Naypyidaw.

Malaysia

Analysts: Poll results show Malaysia is more racially polarized than ever

A new Malay nationalist bloc and its constituent Islamic party performed much better than expected.

Indonesia

Indonesia’s polio vaccination drive in Aceh faces hurdles amid outbreak

About 15 percent of parents rejected the vaccine because of fears of adverse effects or religious beliefs.

Solomon Islands opposition leader questions wisdom of hosting 2023 Pacific Games

Dreams of wealth turn to dust for Qatar migrant workers

Climate refugee settlement expands near Rohingya camp

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