A dispute over censorship at a Chinese newspaper presents a political challenge for China’s leaders, as it has sparked demands for media and democratic reforms.
Indonesia’s US-funded police anti-terror squad has killed seven suspected militants recently, reviving allegations that the force is not trying to take suspects alive.
At least three police personnel were among 13 suspected criminals who were gunned down in a shootout with Philippine security forces at a highway checkpoint.
In a rare move, Chinese journalists are openly confronting a top censor after a newspaper was forced to change its editorial calling for political reform.
The strategic trends say the more things change the more they’ll stay the same.
The Indonesian government plans to pledge $1 million in humanitarian aid to the state of Rakhine in Burma to help alleviate the sufferings of the Rohingya ethnic group there.
The son of Indonesia’s economic minister is a suspect in an investigation into a traffic accident with a BMW luxury SUV that killed two people.
President Benigno Aquino won a fight with the Philippine church over contraceptives. His victory bares the bishops’ worst nightmare: They no longer sway the masses.
The chairman of Google, the world’s largest Internet search provider, will visit North Korea, a country with the most restrictive Internet policies on the planet.
Protesters have demanded the death penalty for men charged with raping and murdering a woman in New Delhi, but juveniles cannot be prosecuted for murder.
Organizers said 130,000 people marched in Hong Kong to call for the city’s Beijing-backed leader to step down and to press for full democracy.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledges to protect the nation’s women while the victim of a notorious gang rape is flown to Singapore for treatment.
China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.
China launches the world’s longest high-speed rail line that more than halves the time required to travel from Beijing in the north to southern Guangzhou.
An Australian man held hostage by militants in southern Philippine jungles for more than a year appears in a video looking thin and haggard.
Park Geun-hye is expected to improve ties with North Korea while taking a firmer stand against Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons program.
Thousands of Christian inmates are granted sentence cuts for the holiday as the government grapples with overcrowded prisons.
After the communist victory in the Chinese civil war in 1949, Washington regarded the island chain as a vehicle for containing Chinese military expansion.
Police in India’s capital used tear gas and water cannons to break up thousands of people protesting a gang rape on a New Delhi bus.
Sen. John Kerry, President Barack Obama’s pick for secretary of state, is a familiar face to world leaders vital to American interests.