Asia can fight climate change and lift people out of poverty if it invests in communities living in forests, claims a Thai-based environmental organisation.
Bullet Points: bringing you the day’s news for Wednesday 16 July.
Burma vows to protect aid workers in Arakan State after a briefing by the Arakan Commission concluded the government’s response to the violence was “sluggish”.
Government authorities say they will take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of foreigners and Burmese nationals working for aid agencies in Arakan state. Meanwhile IDPs are facing food shortages as the decrease in staff affects supply chains.