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Tourists take the boat to the island of Koh Tao to get away from it all but after a pair of brutal murders, two mysterious deaths, many people may feel inclined to keep well clear.
Online, Tony Abbott's decision has been treated with a large dollop of incredulity. It has been likened to an April Fool's Day prank.
When a group of men from Papua New Guinea jumped in a boat and began a trip to a neighbouring island, they thought no further ahead than what they'd be eating for dinner.
The people of Cambodia have suffered like few others, but according to Father Kevin Conroy there are only 15 beds for psychiatric patients in the entire country.
Locals say climate change is making tropical storms more intense, as mass evacuations ahead of Typhoon Hagupit put most Fiilipinos out of harm's way.
Like most people in the Philippines, we are waiting with some anxiety for the great collision - the moment when super typhoon Hagupit makes landfall on the archipelago's eastern shore.
Nearly 300 Uighurs have been found sitting in silence on a mountain in Thailand. Asia correspondent John Sparks investigates and traces the escape route of thousands of Uighurs desperate to flee China
As the protest numbers dwindle, it's time to take stock. If the demonstrators decide to pack up their tents, what will they have to show for their efforts?
A senior member of a one of Hong Kong's notorious gangs tells Channel 4 News triad members receive money to disrupt the protest movement and the police do not try to stop them.