Conditions in Burma are not yet right for refugees in Thailand to return, the UNHCR says, amid concerns that the Thai junta wants repatriation soon.
The temporary constitution is a first step toward the slow return of electoral democracy after two months of military rule.
To many, Joko Widodo represents a clean break from the old elite that have clung to power since the fall of former authoritarian ruler Suharto.
A food safety scandal in China spreads to Japan after a supplier of chicken and beef to McDonald’s is accused of selling expired meat.
Cambodia’s opposition agrees to drop a parliamentary boycott following talks with Prime Minister Hun Sen, ending a year-long deadlock and easing political tension.
Former Jakarta governor “Jokowi” Widodo has beat ex-general Prabowo Subianto to become the next president of Southeast Asia’s largest country.
A senior Ukrainian separatist leader hands over the downed Malaysia Airlines plane’s black boxes to Malaysian experts.
Indonesian election officials were expected on Tuesday to officially declare Jakarta Governor Joko “Jokowi” Widodo the winner of a hotly contested presidential election.
Thai media call on the military government to ease restrictions after the junta said it would shut down news outlets putting out critical coverage.
State media says members of the Chinese Communist Party must “keep firm belief in Marxism to avoid being lost in the clamor for Western democracy.”
Malaysians urge their government and world leaders to take a tough stance against Russia after pro-Russia rebels allegedly shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet.
Indonesia prepares to declare the winner of its presidential election—but that may not settle a dispute between the candidates, both of whom claim victory.
Are the days of easy expat living in Thailand coming to an end under the new military regime?
Thursday’s crash of a Boeing 777 in Ukraine hit the Malaysian carrier just months after MH370 went missing between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing.
Typhoon Rammasun is now a super typhoon that is approaching the provinces of Hainan and Guangdong in China after killing 38 people in the Philippines.
With women able to earn more working overseas as maids or nurses, traditional gender roles are being reversed in rural Vietnamese villages.
American official says the airliner with 298 people aboard was most likely launched by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine or Russia.
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people.
Six opposition activists are charged with leading an insurrection after clashes with security forces, deepening a year-long political crisis.
The trip in the coming weeks will be the highest-level American delegation to visit the South Asian country since Narendra Modi took power.