A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ends with no major breakthroughs.
Washington is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action in the disputed waters.
Indians are doing whatever they can to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.
A regional meeting to address boat people in Southeast Asia begins with a defensive Burmese official criticizing those who blame Burma for causing the crisis.
More than 2,500 migrants could still be stranded on boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, according to estimates by the United Nations.
Thai authorities revoked two passports belonging to former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra following an interview he gave that they said could affect national security.
Authorities and search teams are being criticized over their approach to finding Flight MH370, a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation’s greatest mysteries.
Police in Papua New Guinea vow to find the men who axed to death a woman accused of using witchcraft to spark a measles outbreak.
China outlines a strategy to boost its naval reach and holds a groundbreaking ceremony for two lighthouses in disputed waters of the South China Sea.
Reports of domestic workers being burned, beaten and raped have sparked outrage in Asia, which has the largest share of the world’s domestic workers.
Malaysian police forensic teams begin digging up the remains of dozens of suspected trafficking victims from shallow graves at a jungle camp near Thai border.
Southeast Asian nations bolster their navies amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, raising the risk that any confrontation in the waterway could spiral.
Asia is home to 41 percent of the estimated 53 million domestic workers worldwide, most of them women who work excessively long days and earn far below the minimum wage.
A Filipina maid in Hong Kong publisheS stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight what she says is “modern slavery.”
Malaysia uncovers 139 graves thought to contain the remains of migrants from Burma and Bangladesh scattered around more than two dozen suspected human trafficking camps.
Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates are allowed to cross by bus and complete what one calls a landmark event.
Children on their own, some tricked or kidnapped, are among the thousands of refugees landing in Indonesia and Malaysia after months aboard human trafficking boats.
China prepares for next year’s roll-out of a nationwide system that could help the world’s biggest emitter of heat-trapping carbon dioxide rein in its emissions.
President Joko Widodo is drawing the army more closely into his wars on drugs, terrorism, and corruption.
Mass graves and suspected human trafficking detention camps are discovered by Malaysian police in towns and villages bordering southern Thailand.