Tawau - Malaysia   Passengers alight from an Air Asia flight in the pouring rain at Tawau airport in Malaysia's Sabah state. Tawau is on the island of Borneo and sits on a tri border area with Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia.

Tawau - Malaysia

Passengers alight from an Air Asia flight in the pouring rain at Tawau airport in Malaysia's Sabah state. Tawau is on the island of Borneo and sits on a tri border area with Indonesia, Philippines, and Malaysia.

  Sichuan - China   Soldiers from the People's Liberation Army search among the rubble for survivors after an 8.4 magnitude earthquake struck China's Sichuan province killing more than 100,000 people and displacing more than 1,000,000.

Sichuan - China

Soldiers from the People's Liberation Army search among the rubble for survivors after an 8.4 magnitude earthquake struck China's Sichuan province killing more than 100,000 people and displacing more than 1,000,000.

  Jakarta - Indonesia   Crew members from a traditional Indonesian two masted sailing ship known as  Pinisi  paint the bow of their ship while berthed at the north Jakarta port of Sunda Kelapa.  Pinisi  serve as an inter-archipelago transport vessel. Although the port once played a major role in the city's development it is now only a minor port.      

Jakarta - Indonesia

Crew members from a traditional Indonesian two masted sailing ship known as Pinisi paint the bow of their ship while berthed at the north Jakarta port of Sunda Kelapa. Pinisi serve as an inter-archipelago transport vessel. Although the port once played a major role in the city's development it is now only a minor port.

 

 

  Semporna - Malaysia   Bajau fishermen at Semporna port fold away their nets after a night out on the boats. Semporna is located in a tri-border area on the island of Borneo in Malaysia's far east. The majority of the population is Bajau, many of whom live in sprawling stilt villages over the water on the outskirts of the town.      

Semporna - Malaysia

Bajau fishermen at Semporna port fold away their nets after a night out on the boats. Semporna is located in a tri-border area on the island of Borneo in Malaysia's far east. The majority of the population is Bajau, many of whom live in sprawling stilt villages over the water on the outskirts of the town.

 

 

  Bangkok - Thailand   A transgender sex worker or,  Kathoey,  waits for clients near the notorious red light district of Soi Nana. Kathoeys are more visible and more accepted in Thai culture than transgender people are in Western countries or indeed other South East Asian countries, such as Malaysia for example. Several popular Thai models, singers and movie stars are kathoeys.

Bangkok - Thailand

A transgender sex worker or, Kathoey, waits for clients near the notorious red light district of Soi Nana. Kathoeys are more visible and more accepted in Thai culture than transgender people are in Western countries or indeed other South East Asian countries, such as Malaysia for example. Several popular Thai models, singers and movie stars are kathoeys.

  Pattani - Thailand    Kingdom's Edge ONE   A Thai Buddhist monk conducts morning alms under armed military escort in the southern Thai town of Pattani. Monks have become targets in an ongoing Islamic insurgency in Thailand's deeps south that since 2004 has claimed nearly 7,000 lives.   

Pattani - Thailand

Kingdom's Edge ONE

A Thai Buddhist monk conducts morning alms under armed military escort in the southern Thai town of Pattani. Monks have become targets in an ongoing Islamic insurgency in Thailand's deeps south that since 2004 has claimed nearly 7,000 lives.

 

  Yala - Thailand   A member of 45 Ranger Battalion mans a remote road block near the Thailand/Malaysia border in Thailand's deep south. Rangers, or  Thahan Phran , are a force within the Royal Thai Army made up of volunteers. They have in the past been accused of human rights abuses by groups such as Human Rights Watch. 

Yala - Thailand

A member of 45 Ranger Battalion mans a remote road block near the Thailand/Malaysia border in Thailand's deep south. Rangers, or Thahan Phran, are a force within the Royal Thai Army made up of volunteers. They have in the past been accused of human rights abuses by groups such as Human Rights Watch. 

  Pattani - Thailand    Kingdom's Edge TWO   Muslim women conduct Taraweeh prayers at the Pattani Central Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan.   

Pattani - Thailand

Kingdom's Edge TWO

Muslim women conduct Taraweeh prayers at the Pattani Central Mosque during the holy month of Ramadan.

 

  Pattani - Thailand    Kingdom's Edge THREE   Scantily dressed Thai women sit above large barrels of water at a fair in the southern Thai town of Pattani. They wait to be dropped into the barrels by ball throwing customers.  

Pattani - Thailand

Kingdom's Edge THREE

Scantily dressed Thai women sit above large barrels of water at a fair in the southern Thai town of Pattani. They wait to be dropped into the barrels by ball throwing customers.  

  Narathiwat - Thailand    Kingdom's Edge FOUR   Members of a Tahan Prahn, or Ranger unit, take a rest during training at a Royal Thai Army base outside the southern Thai town of Narathiwat. Tahan Prahn are a government trained and armed militia force fighting Islamic Insurgents in the three southern Thai provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat. They have in the past been accused of blatant human right abuses against the civilian population by organizations such as Human Rights Watch. 

Narathiwat - Thailand

Kingdom's Edge FOUR

Members of a Tahan Prahn, or Ranger unit, take a rest during training at a Royal Thai Army base outside the southern Thai town of Narathiwat. Tahan Prahn are a government trained and armed militia force fighting Islamic Insurgents in the three southern Thai provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat. They have in the past been accused of blatant human right abuses against the civilian population by organizations such as Human Rights Watch. 

  Mpumalanga - South Africa    South Africa's Rhino War ONE   The carcass of a female Rhino lays in the bush after it was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.

Mpumalanga - South Africa

South Africa's Rhino War ONE

The carcass of a female Rhino lays in the bush after it was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.

  Mpumalanga - South Africa    South Africa's Rhino War TWO   An anti-poaching unit conducts an autopsy on the carcass of a female Rhino after it was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

Mpumalanga - South Africa

South Africa's Rhino War TWO

An anti-poaching unit conducts an autopsy on the carcass of a female Rhino after it was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

  Mpumalanga - South Africa    South Africa's Rhino War THREE   An anti-poaching team member removes a .450 caliber bullet from the carcass of a female Rhino that was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

Mpumalanga - South Africa

South Africa's Rhino War THREE

An anti-poaching team member removes a .450 caliber bullet from the carcass of a female Rhino that was poached for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

  Mpumalanga - South Africa    South Africa's Rhino War FOUR   An anti-poaching task force is briefed about a raid to catch a gang that is resposible for poaching a Rhino for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

Mpumalanga - South Africa

South Africa's Rhino War FOUR

An anti-poaching task force is briefed about a raid to catch a gang that is resposible for poaching a Rhino for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

  Mpumalanga - South Africa    South Africa's Rhino War FIVE   An anti-poaching task force arrest a criminal gang that is responsible for poaching a Rhino for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.  

Mpumalanga - South Africa

South Africa's Rhino War FIVE

An anti-poaching task force arrest a criminal gang that is responsible for poaching a Rhino for its horn the night before. Rhino poaching has reached epidemic proportions in South Africa and has become one of the most pressing environmental issues facing the world today.