A U.S. proposal for a freeze on provocative acts in the South China Sea got a cool response from China and some Southeast Asian nations.
A paradise-like island in the southwest Pacific is one of the first places to fulfil scientists’ predictions that climate change will submerge many coastal communities.
An Australian couple is accused of abandoning their baby with his Thai surrogate mother after discovering the child had Down syndrome.
Malaysia’s state investment company plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned before carrying out a far-reaching overhaul of the disaster-hit carrier.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will use talks in the Burmese capital to rally support for a freeze on “provocative acts” in the region.
Decades after the genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge ended, an UN-backed war crimes tribunal sentences two former regime leaders to life in prison.
An historic peace settlement in the southern Philippines is at risk of breaking down as Muslim rebels accuse the government of reneging on its word.
Probowo Subianto has alleged that “massive fraud” took place in the July 8 presidential election, at which he was defeated by Joko Widodo.
The country’s young population is embracing with gusto the kind of capitalism Pol Pot’s regime tried to eradicate in its quest for a peasant utopia.
Southeast Asian governments with large Muslim populations are concerned that the conflict in Iraq and Syria is drawing young jihadists to battle.
Thai junta denies claims by an opposition activist that she was tortured in military custody, as UN calls for an investigation.
Detained coffee shop owner Kevin Garratt is heard in an audio file saying he helps Christian North Koreans who return to their country to preach.
Villagers accuse local officials of covering up the health effects of environmental damage by offering milk for medical records.
Washington will seek to calm tensions stoked by recent Chinese oil drilling in disputed waters of the South China Sea at an upcoming Asean meeting.
North Korea is pushing forward with missile development, and both China and Russia are stepping up military activity in East Asia.
Censors under Thailand’s military junta ban a city-building simulation computer game, saying it could hurt the country’s security.
More than 1,800 people are injured as a magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Yunnan province, causing about 12,000 mostly brick homes collapse.
The unidentified couple left behind their baby boy, Gammy, who was born by a 21-year-old Thai woman, because he has Down syndrome.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers Nepal US$1 billion in development loans aimed at shoring up support in a region where China is making inroads.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in India this week ahead of a visit by the country’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi in September.