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ASIA: Bracing for Japan tsunami spillover
11 March 2011 (IRIN ), Following the approximately 8.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the northeast of Japan's capital, Tokyo, a Pacific tsunami alert has been issued for countries with coastlines in and around the Pacific Ocean, including Indonesia and the Philippines.
In Brief: Calls to penalize Thailand's child soldier recruitment
4 March 2011 (IRIN ), NGOs are calling for harsher penalties and better enforcement of laws criminalizing child soldier recruitment in southern Thailand's ongoing conflict between the government and Muslim separatists.
HEALTH: Poor struggle to access diabetes care, says study
2 March 2011 (IRIN ), Ineffective or insufficient diabetes treatment can be fatal for millions worldwide, according to a new study by the US-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
LAOS: Decision expected on controversial Mekong dam
25 February 2011 (IRIN ), The proposed Xayabury Dam on the lower Mekong River promises to supply much-needed energy to the region, but at a "devastating" environmental and personal cost to surrounding communities, say activists and environmental experts.
THAILAND-CAMBODIA: Conflict-displaced returning home
14 February 2011 (IRIN ), Thousands of residents displaced by recent fighting along the Thai-Cambodian border have begun returning homes, aid officials say.
THAILAND: Citizenship hope for thousands of stateless people
9 February 2011 (IRIN ), About 20,000 stateless people living along the southern Thai-Burmese border look set to receive Thai nationality when amendments to the Thai nationality bill are reviewed by parliament on 15 February.
ASIA: Medical tourism strains health systems
31 January 2011 (IRIN ), From hip replacements to hysterectomies, southeast Asian countries have seen a rapid growth in medical tourism, with about two million international patients a year seeking bargains there.
THAILAND-MYANMAR: Thousands still displaced along border
25 January 2011 (IRIN ), About 10,000 people are displaced and in hiding along the Thai-Burmese border, having fled artillery fire in eastern Myanmar where fighting between the Burmese military and armed groups is expected to continue for several months, aid groups say.
In Brief: "Unprecedented" chronic disease growth in Southeast Asia
25 January 2011 (IRIN ), Chronic disease could kill up to 4.2 million people annually in Southeast Asia by the year 2030, according to new research published in the UK medical journal, The Lancet.
THAILAND: Concern over Rohingya boat people
25 January 2011 (IRIN ), Human rights groups have expressed concern over the plight of 158 Rohingya men being detained by authorities in southern Thailand. The men, of varying ages, reportedly came ashore over the weekend, after fleeing their native Myanmar and experiencing engine trouble on their way to Malaysia.

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