Emma Richards

Emma Richards is a full-time writer for Asian Correspondent. Originally from the UK, she has spent much of her life living in Southeast Asia contributing to news and travel publications. Her background is in urban development and homelessness in developing nations.

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Nearly 150,000 orangutans lost from Borneo forests

BORNEO’S population of orangutan has experienced a sharp decline in recent years as hunting and logging have led to the loss of nearly 150,000 of the primates from the island’s...

MH370 search vessel ‘disappears’ for three days

A SOPHISTICATED search vessel tasked with tracking down Malaysia Airlines flight 370 mysteriously disappeared for three days after turning off its tracking system. Conspiracy theories behind the disappearance were quick...