Palm oil has helped turn Malaysia into one of the world’s trading powerhouses and lifted the incomes of hundreds of thousands of people.
Singapore's sublime project of man-made trees gives the impression of a futuristic world without the benefit of genuine flora and fauna.
A family of four in five square metres? Imagine lying flat on the floor with your arms outstretched. You are practically touching the four walls of your living space.
A fledgling Afghan resistance movement is battling the Taliban in an effort to get schools, medical clinics and markets reopened.
Jason Clare, Australia’s interior minister, has had a busy few days.
Two-week-long voting period begins in polls seen as a watershed moment after months of political impasse.
The message of the exercise really is for North Korea, with whom the South is still technically at war - the two having agreed to just a truce in 1953 and not a peace treaty.
Many had hoped Yusuf Raza Gilani's replacement would restore calm after months of political instability, but there is a sinking feeling that appointing Raja Pervez Ashraf will guarantee the instability will continue.
Recent events at the South China Morning Post have added to suspicions that Beijing dabbles behind the scenes in curbing press freedom in Hong Kong.
Skateboarding project in Afghanistan aims are to promote equality and trust, and to use the sport as a vehicle for empowerment.
Cancerous and contagious facial tumour has devastated the Tasmanian animal's population, but conservationists have devised a clever plan.