Thailand: Buddhists Celebrate Makha Bucha Day
For security reasons, rites are held before dusk in the Deep South.
Chinese Malaysians Prepare to Celebrate Year of the Dog
The lunar new year begins Feb. 16.
Super Blue Blood Moon Lights Night Sky in Southeast Asia
152 years in the making, celestial event draws crowds in Indonesia, Thailand
Philippines Braces for ‘Hazardous Eruption’ from Volcano
Thousands of residents have evacuated from the area around the Mayon Volcano.
Nowhere Children: Stateless Rohingya Boys and Girls Shelter in Bangladesh
Thousands are huddling at refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh.
Pope Francis Prays With Rohingya in Bangladesh
“I ask forgiveness,” pontiff says while blessing a group of refugees during emotional encounter in Dhaka.
Bali Volcano’s Eruption Forces Evacuations, Grounds Flights
Conditions forced cancellations, Indonesian airport officials say.
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