Unlike their government, Indonesians welcome Rohingya refugees
'We’re all humans, we need to help each other.'
The US says it will take in some of Asia’s most persecuted people
Here's what would have to happen for a Rohingya refugee to make it to the United States.
That boat full of starving asylum seekers may be lost off the coast of Thailand
A boat carrying hundreds of refugees, which no country is willing to take in, has not been seen in days.
This is how bad it is for some of the most persecuted people on Earth
The Rohingya are fleeing terrifying persecution in Myanmar only to meet unimaginable horror in Thailand.
Thailand’s death camps may be the most horrifying places in Southeast Asia
When the world's most persecuted people flee, it only gets worse.
This is what happens when a Thai soap opera star gets engaged to a super-rich business heir
Things rich people do.
Tourists in Thailand have no idea they shouldn't be doing this
They call it a conservation center. But the government and wildlife groups are not so sure about that.
Hollywood made a zombie movie but replaced the zombies with Asians
Maybe 'No Escape' is full of nuance and insight. Or maybe it’s a film for Americans so sheltered that they don’t know what a coup is.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.
The dangerous new calculus of conflict reporting
What it takes to tell the story of modern warfare.
Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Here’s one reason Southeast Asia’s skies are getting so chaotic
Thanks to Asia’s rising middle class, the stratosphere is getting really crowded.
Survivors and victims from dozens of countries mark 10 years since the world's deadliest tsunami
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami that followed created one of the worst natural disasters in human history.
What it’s like to be a rice farmer
Are those picturesque paddies a bucolic paradise, or a muddy, parasite-laden hell?
These tsunami survivors prove just how resilient people can be
Few tragedies compare to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Ten years later, life forges on.
Why that Australian hostage taker was a delusional phony
News analysis: Here are Asia-Pacific’s real jihadi groups.
Red Light Jihad: About the video
A description of the reporting process for the documentary.
Red Light Jihad: Thailand’s new breed of Facebook jihadis
An increasingly extreme Islamic insurgency surfaces from the shadows to taunt its prey.
Red Light Jihad: Islamic insurgency in Thailand’s strangest party town
A holy war in the city where Muslims indulge in sleaze forbidden back home.
Chinese meth bust smells a lot like ‘Breaking Bad’
Unemployed family man seized the opportunity, got busted, but ended up a folk hero.
Watch the trailer for Red Light Jihad: Thai vice under attack
GlobalPost takes you to a place that's a little bit Tijuana and a little bit Kabul, a party town raging in the middle of an Islamic insurgency.
Thai orphanage girl wouldn’t live with Kim Kardashian 'even for tons of money'
13-year-old Pink — whom the reality star wanted to adopt — is 'indifferent' to Kardashian’s riches.
Thai Finance Ministry says ousted PM's rice scheme lost $15.8 billion
The rice stockpiles are now estimated at 19.2 million tons, said Rangsan Sriworasart, permanent secretary for the Ministry of Finance.
Thailand arms villagers to quell insurgency
Rights groups have expressed fears that arming local volunteers promotes vigilantism in a region already scored by violence, suspicion and impunity for civilian deaths.
Heroin use is so high in Myanmar that syringes now serve as currency
Shopkeepers dispense needles as small change. Addicts prefer them to dirty, worn bills.
Thailand’s junta bribes traffic cops to stop taking bribes
Amid rampant corruption, police can score $300 just for turning down payoffs.
This map shows all the countries where voting is mandatory
It might seem weird to citizens of the United States — where only 58 percent of eligible voters cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election — but it's the way things are in 21 nations around the world.
Retailers and consumers can chart a course away from slavery at sea
Commentary: The dark side of cheap shrimp is human slavery on fishing boats in international waters.
Meet Asia’s newest strongman: Thailand’s General Prayuth
Songwriter. Public servant. Litter picker-upper. Democracy slayer?
Thai parliament appoints junta leader as the country's new prime minister
Although General Prayuth Chan-ocha's appointment paves the way for an interim government to be set up in the coming weeks, power will remain firmly in the junta's hands.
Thai junta's pledge to send back 100,000 Myanmar refugees sparks concern
The refugees fear economic and logistical difficulties in returning as well as sporadic fighting in parts of north and northeast Myanmar.