Asia Pacific

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New Zealand woman held in Villawood detention centre found dead, detainees say
Activists say woman’s death is an example of people with serious mental health problems being detained without adequate care

Eden Gillespie

22, May, 2022 @9:36 AM

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Biden and South Korean president mull expanding joint military exercises
US president willing to meet Kim Jong-un, while Seoul says deployment of US ‘strategic assets’ was discussed

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

21, May, 2022 @10:18 AM

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Twenty years on, Timorese-Australians look back on the struggle for independence
To mark the anniversary, photographer Alex Soares spoke to three cousins who lived through Indonesia’s brutal occupation

Alex Soares with Luke Henriques-Gomes

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Urban forests create birdlife boom in New Zealand’s cities
Wellington’s huge eco-sanctuary is credited with boosting bird populations across the city and fostering a sense of pride in conservation

Eva Corlett in Wellington

20, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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UN human rights commissioner criticised over planned Xinjiang visit
Exclusive: Politicians accuse China of organising a ‘Potemkin-style tour’ for Michelle Bachelet

Patrick Wintour and Vincent Ni

20, May, 2022 @3:34 PM

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Ancient forest found at bottom of huge sinkhole in China
Scientists believe site in Guangxi with trees up to 40 metres tall may contain undiscovered species

Helena Horton Environment reporter

20, May, 2022 @12:11 PM

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‘Do whatever it takes’: Beijing urged to act as China’s economy falters
Attempts to boost flagging GDP growth hindered by Covid lockdowns, Ukraine war and Sino-US tensions

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

20, May, 2022 @11:25 AM

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‘Sleepwalking through extinction’: China urged to end delays to Cop15 summit
Covid lockdowns in host country frustrate scientists as no date in sight for key UN conservation conference after two years of delays

Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston

20, May, 2022 @10:56 AM

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North Korea’s Covid caseload passes 2 million amid global concern about regime’s pandemic plan
Experts believe North Korean authorities are underreporting deaths to prove that their response has been effective

Justin McCurry and agencies

20, May, 2022 @3:21 AM

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Cabinet committee blocked plan to double Australia’s support to Pacific, election-eve leak reveals
‘Extraordinary’ revelation about national security decision shows the government is ‘falling apart’, Labor says

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

20, May, 2022 @3:12 AM

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New Zealand budget might disappoint left but could help Labour win re-election | Morgan Godfery
In previous years we saw a tantalising glimpse of Grant Robertson as ‘Red Robbo’ – but moderation may win back centrists

Morgan Godfery

20, May, 2022 @2:45 AM

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The Guardian view on low Covid vaccination rates: not just North Korea | Editorial
Editorial: Pyongyang has left its people highly vulnerable to this outbreak. But rich countries have a responsibility for the lack of protection in other places

Editorial

19, May, 2022 @5:51 PM

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