Forty-three Malaysians were among the 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over Ukraine on July 17.
A woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase on an Indonesian resort island was repeatedly and violently abused by her daughter.
One of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics—a long-serving leader.
The animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on an Indonesian resort island.
Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning whether China’s armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
The country’s military rulers, who seized power in May after months of street demonstrations, expect the economy to expand next year.
A group of former “comfort women” will sit in the front row during the last Mass of the pope’s five-day trip to South Korea.
Close 1.5 million people reportedly signed a petition opposing a pro-democracy campaign that has threatened to shut down the city’s financial district.
From Cambodia to Indonesia, workers in Southeast Asia who make clothing, including for Western markets, are asking for more money.
Pope Francis tells young people in Daejeon to “reject inhuman economic models which create new forms of poverty and marginalized workers.”
Shinzo Abe choses not to visit the Yasukuni Shrine, in what is seen as an effort to avoid inflaming tense relations with China.
Indonesian police run psychiatric tests on the teenage daughter of an American woman found dead inside a suitcase on the resort island of Bali.
A failed US effort to unite Asean strengthens China’s growing assertiveness in the South China Sea, and could affect US-Burma relations.
Francis will spend five days in South Korea, a country of five million Catholics, on the first trip to Asia by a pontiff since 1999.
Improving American cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific, US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
Regional countries are increasing domestic manufacturers of military hardware, reducing their dependence on American and European suppliers.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi accuses Pakistan of waging “proxy war” by sending militants to attack India in a trip to the disputed Kashmir region.
Three panda cubs were born on July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou in a further success for the country’s artificial breeding program.
A new 48-part drama series chronicles the late Chinese Communist Party leader’s push toward market reforms in the 1970s and 1980s.
Outlawed in much of the developed world, asbestos is still going strong in the developing one, despite its well documented respiratory risks.