Chulalongkorn Uni Withdraws PhD Of Thai Innovation Agency Chief

Chulalongkorn University is at the center of the storm surrounding a Thai official plagiarism case.

Thai Innovation Agency Chief Caught In Plagiarism Saga

One of Thailand's top universities is under fire for not taking action on allegations that innovation agency director Supachai Lorlowhakarn copied parts of his Ph.D. thesis.

NASA Cancels Ambitious Climate Study In Thailand

A complex and ambitious climate study planned by NASA in Southeast Asia has been canceled after Bangkok refused to approve the project.

Asia-Pacific: Putting Science Into Policy

Asia-Pacific countries need an organized, concerted effort to strengthen scientific input into decision-making, urges Crispin Maslog of the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication.

Cassava, Southeast Asia’s Rambo Root, Threatened By Invasive Pest Outbreaks

Cassava - a key crop for tapioca, animal feed, and biofuels - faces pest risks, according to new research discussed at the Climate Smart Agriculture Conference in Bangkok.

Artemisinin-Resistant Malarial Strains Emerge On Thai-Myanmar border

Two studies published in The Lancet and Science last week show a worrying increase in resistance of the malaria parasite at the Thai-Myanmar border.

Malaria During Pregancy Stunts Fetal Growth, Experts Say

Malaria infection during the earliest months of pregnancy stunts fetal growth even when the mothers show no symptoms, according to a large-scale study conducted along the Thai-Burmese border.

Aging Asia Faces Issues Of Isolation And Poverty, Experts Warn

With 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia has one of the largest concentrations globally of aging persons, creating a host of potential challenges, experts warn.

UN: High Rates Of Maternal Deaths In Myanmar Among Migrants, Refugees

Lack of access to reproductive healthcare in Myanmar has led to high rates of maternal deaths and unplanned pregnancies among the country's displaced and refugee populations, say health experts.