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World 14 Nov 2017 | 4:36 PM

Duterte berates Canada's Trudeau at end of Philippines summit

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte attacked Canada's Justin Trudeau at the end of a summit of Asian and Western nations for raising questions about his war on drugs, a topic skirted by other leaders, including U.S. President Donald Trump.

Movie Review 05 Oct 2017 | 8:33 AM

'Blade Runner 2049': The film’s ideas are lost like whispers in a thunderstorm

Hold in that drool; the Blade Runner sequel is a very good movie, just not a great one.

World 09 Sep 2017 | 2:05 PM

Australia to allow more Pacific Islands workers, patrol fisheries

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will extend its Pacific Islands migrant labour programme and fly aerial surveillance missions to protect valuable Pacific fisheries, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said at the Pacific Island Leaders Forum.

World 31 Aug 2017 | 11:41 AM

How Trump's immigration crackdown could slow flood-hit Houston's efforts to rebuild

HOUSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the coming weeks, as Houston turns its attention to rebuilding areas devastated by Tropical Storm Harvey, people like Jay De Leon are likely to play an outsized role – if they stay around.

Letters 22 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Protect migrant workers too

From CHAN CHEE KHOON, ScD, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in International & Comparative Education of Universiti Malaya

Nation 14 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Coffee with a human trafficker

He was in shirtsleeves and leather shoes, hair slicked neat, his demea­nour courteous but confident.

World 11 Aug 2017 | 5:18 PM

Migrants moved on as Beijing deals with building 'disease'

BEIJING (Reuters) - In a Beijing suburb, a crane hoists a concrete slab into the sky, removing a roof from a simple brick home that had once sheltered a small migrant family.

World 10 Aug 2017 | 3:17 PM

Demand for child webcam sex in Mekong 'outstripping supply', U.N. says

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Demand for sex with children is an emerging cause of human trafficking in the Mekong region, the United Nations said on Thursday, as it pointed to a shift in child sex webcam centres from the Philippines to Thailand.

World 13 Jul 2017 | 2:16 PM

Sweden intensifies crackdown on illegal immigrants

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has intensified its crackdown on illegal immigrants after a failed asylum-seeker killed five people in Stockholm, but the move has raised concerns that more migrants will be driven underground to join a shadowy underclass.

AseanPlus News 11 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Myanmar migrant workers continue to flee in fear of new labour law

Myawaddy (Myanmar): With only meagre belongings stuffed into backpacks and duffel bags, tens of thousands of Myanmar migrants have streamed home across the Thai border over the past two weeks.