Timor-Leste: A proposal to sanction the use of indigenous languages in primary schools has divided members of government, civil society and educators.
IRIN
Fears of violence expected during Kathmandu squatter eviction.
IRIN
Cambodia: The impact of truth-seeking on mental health.
IRIN
Indonesia: Punks are the latest victims of Aceh's Shariah bylaws.
JAMES BALOWSKI
Farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta adapt to rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion with simple farming fixes.
IRIN
Sri Lanka makes progress in the battle against mosquito-borne dengue fever.
IRIN
Natural disasters in Asia in 2011 could well prove to be the costliest ever, experts say.
IRIN
Bali’s numbers fall below the average condom use among sex workers nationwide.
IRIN
Bureaucracy continues to impede HIV/AID treatment across Asia.
IRIN
Despite improved access in Asia-Pacific region, there are still nearly two new HIV infections for every person who starts treatment.
IRIN
Undocumented workers in Myanmar-Thailand exploited post-floods.
IRIN
Using mobile phones to send cash to relief operations to disaster-hit Philippines.
IRIN
Thais turn to tossing mud balls in the hope of improving the quality of stagnant water following weeks of flooding.
IRIN
Vasectomies are slowly gaining favour as a family planning method in North Sulawesi.
VICTORIA NGANTUNG & DESTA PRATAMA
Cheerless Eid for Sindh flood survivors in Pakistan.
IRIN