US President Joseph Biden pointed to a host of global challenges that make the ASEAN-US partnership “critical" at this time. But some experts who focus on Southeast Asia say the administration came up short at the summit.
"Travel bubbles" are popping up around the world in an attempt to revitalize tourism economies.
The mental health repercussions of the 2015 MERS outbreak were little acknowledged. But this time around, experts are sounding the alarm on the mental health crisis of the novel coronavirus as it sweeps the globe.
The coronavirus pandemic has underscored the critical role of public health in protecting people around the world. But the crisis has also exposed the need for more investment to help prevent a pandemic of this magnitude from happening again. As part of our weekly series taking your questions to the experts, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Dr. Howard Koh of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Surveillance measures rolled out across the world as governments try curb the spread of coronavirus could cause lasting damage to the right to privacy, a United Nations expert has warned.
Scientists in Singapore appear to be making advances with a new antibody test to help track the spread of COVID-19, while in the US, the Trump administration's response has been hampered by its declining trust in science. Turkey and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire deal in Syria's Idlib province. And immigration experts warn that a new office of US Department of Justice could increase denaturalizations of US citizens.
When COVID-19 first emerged, the country took some of the most aggressive measures to contain the spread without putting entire communities on lockdown.
From soon after sunrise, a group of volunteers gathers every day on Indonesia's portion of Borneo island to throw themselves into the desperate fight against the worst forest fires in years.
Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95.
The Singaporean government said incoming fifth and sixth graders won't be ranked based on test scores anymore after reports of suicide and overwhelming stress
Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of US President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector who escaped with her mother at 13 years old, shares her insights on the current state of North Korea and the impact of Trump's summit with Kim.