A deepening slump in exports is sending tremors through Asia, threatening to undermine some booming emerging economies that have surged ahead in recent years.
The malls, factories and construction sites in Thailand’s northeast are emerging alongside its farms as potent economic fuel in one of Asia’s top emerging markets.
An engineering survey offers a broad look at just how unsafe the working conditions are for Bangladesh garment workers producing clothing for major Western brands.
Human Rights Watch charges that a massive land redistribution program spearheaded by Cambodia’s prime minister is unfair, open to corruption and politically motivated.
Vietnamese police have arrested one of the country’s best known bloggers for posting criticism of the communist government.
Thai government and Muslim separatist negotiators say they hope to curb violence in insurgency-wracked southern provinces during the upcoming Muslim fasting month.
Edward Snowden, an American who has leaked details of top-secret US surveillance programs, is technically free to leave the China-ruled city at any time.
Chinese state security officials detain a journalist who recently disappeared after completing a documentary on labor abuses, the photographer’s sister and a close friend say.
North Korea’s prison population has swelled with those caught fleeing the country under a crackdown on defections by young leader Kim Jong Un.
There are signs that the Thai government has become more conciliatory since it agreed to hold talks with a major rebel group in February.
China and the United States take a major step in the fight against climate change, but the “breakthrough” might not do much longer term.
The Philippine president vows that his country will not back down from any challenge to its sovereignty and territory amid a sea dispute with China.
Two Thai tycoons have spent US $27 billion on acquisitions in the past year — more than all Thai firms spent overseas the last three years.
A Myanma Airways flight swerves off the runway during landing the same day an Indonesian flight involving the same Chinese-made aircraft makes a hard landing.
The American defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified US surveillance programs could benefit from a quirk in Hong Kong law.
Deadly violence linked to witch hunts is an increasingly visible problem in Papua New Guinea—a diverse tribal society of 7 million people.
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stroll through an estate in the California desert could mark a notable moment in their relationship.
India’s opposition party announces that a deeply divisive Hindu ideologue will head its 2014 election campaign and would likely be its choice for prime minister.
North and South Korea agree to hold senior-level talks in Seoul, a breakthrough of sorts to ease tensions after Pyongyang’s recent threats of nuclear war.