A beacon of hope in Kuala Lumpur's red light district

A new centre that helps drug addicts is cleaning up one of Kuala Lumpur's seamiest neighbourhoods.

By Grace Chen for Khabar Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur

July 04, 2012


The most important issue in Indonesia's presidential election is:

Photo Essay

Mariyah Nibosu, whose husband was shot dead in 2009 by unknown gunmen, stands outside her home in September 2013 in the state-run 'widows' village' of Rotan Batu, 20km from Narathiwat. "Women suffer a lot here," she said. "But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive." [Christophe Archambault/AFP]

As Thailand's Deep South insurgency drags on, families suffer, persevere