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  • News

    Is Zika a risk to Asia?

    16 February 2016
    Zika has been in Asia and the Pacific for at least 60 years, though its mostly mild symptoms have prompted little cause for concern. But...
  • News

    Boomtime for fuel smugglers in Nepal

    20 January 2016
    A severe fuel shortage has crippled Nepal, causing added hardship for millions of people already trying to recover from a devastating earthquake. But not everybody...
  • Analysis

    Politics delays Nepal reconstruction

    14 January 2016
    After delays due to political haggling, Nepal’s government has finally authorised a National Reconstruction Authority to begin rebuilding the earthquake-devastated country, although the actual reconstruction...
  • News

    Border trouble blocks medicines to Nepal

    9 December 2015
    Seven months after two devastating earthquakes, Nepal is facing “critical” shortages of life-saving medicines as political unrest along its border with India prevents imports of...
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    Nepal finally unlocks quake funds

    26 November 2015
    Seven months after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the government has finally found its way through a political logjam that was holding up billions of...