A Turkish MAG-1 bulk carrier is seen half sunk on the shore of the Black Sea near Sukhumi, the capital of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia, on Monday. The ship had been blown to shore by a storm.
The Asian Development Bank says the cost of inaction could be severe for the region's agrarian-based economies and rapidly growing coastal cities.
Cleaner-burning fuel is reducing dangerous levels of pollution – and saving money, too.
Beijing restores tax breaks and other perks for Chinese exporters. It's worried that declining exports mean more social unrest.
Conservationist Crispen Wilson is helping local Indonesians recover after the tsunami, but in a way that doesn’t deplete local fish stocks.
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.
Employee cutbacks in the US force firms to shift overseas, creating as many as 600,000 new jobs for Filipinos.
Burma said Monday it would allow in some Southeast Asian aid workers.
Rising prices, shortages of food items, and political gridlock spur calls for a quick election.