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Climate action regressing in Asia-Pacific, regional UN body says
The region will miss all or most of the targets of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) unless efforts are accelerated between now and 2030
Right to protest under attack across Asia-Pacific region, says new report
“In many countries in the Asia-Pacific region, states used emergency regulations ... to block or disrupt protests and detain protesters"
Asia-Pacific can end AIDS by equalizing access to rights, services, says...
While the epidemic is declining in several Asia Pacific countries, there are rebounds in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Philippines, among others
Australia urges Pacific nations to shun China security deals
Western powers have expressed concern over leaked plans to expand China's influence in the South Pacific
Efforts to end the world’s reliance on coal face challenge in...
Deciding how nations divide the task of achieving climate targets under an accord reached in Paris in 2015 poses a major challenge
Asian religious leaders express readiness to face challenges of conflict in...
The gathering of religious leaders noted that the region “is not yet in peace and necessitates genuine efforts for further reconciliation”
China’s Xi warns of ‘Cold War-era’ tensions in Asia-Pacific
"Attempts to draw ideological lines or form small circles on geo-political grounds are bound to fail," said China's Xi
‘Running out of time’: Asia struggles to kick coal addiction
Asia-Pacific accounts for about three-quarters of global coal consumption even as the region struggles with the impacts of global warming
Pacific leaders call for plans for real action, not good intentions,...
COP26 will bring together representatives from 196 countries and the EU for the biggest climate conference since 2015
Plastic threatens migratory species in Asia-Pacific: UN
Plastic particles have infiltrated even the most remote and seemingly-pristine regions of the planet