Thailand’s army declares martial law in a surprise announcement it says is aimed at keeping the country stable after months of sometimes violent political unrest.
Data is expected to show that gross domestic product shrank between January and March this year as political unrest drags on.
A plane crash Saturday in Laos killed at least five people, including the defense minister and other high-ranking members of the authoritarian country’s ruling party.
Narendra Modi says his election, the most resounding victory in an Indian poll for three decades, has “created a new confidence among people.”
The Philippine government says the photos of Chinese land reclamation on a reef showed Beijing violated a regional agreement not to escalate territorial disputes.
The opposition leader has run on a pro-business platform, promising to unblock stalled investment in power, road and rail projects and revive economic growth.
Vietnamese set fire to foreign factories in industrial zones in in an angry reaction to Chinese oil drilling in the South China Sea.
Najib Razak calls for real-time tracking of planes and improving their communication system to prevent a repeat of the mysterious disappearance of Flight 370.
Twenty-one people were injured when a group of armed men attacked anti-government protesters near the Democracy Monument in Bangkok’s old quarter.
The Philippines accuses China of reclaiming land on a reef in disputed islands in the South China Sea, apparently to build an airstrip.
Separation of Hindu and Muslim communities is systematized in Gujarat, a state whose chief minister is likely to become India’s next prime minister.
The United States says it is “reasonably confident” Thailand’s military won’t launch a coup although analysts warned the nation’s political crisis could trigger armed conflict.
Vietnam told Southeast Asian leaders that China was committing dangerous violations in disputed waters in South China Sea, but Asean refrained from criticizing Beijing.
Thailand’s caretaker government says it will tighten security to prevent clashes and warns people to stay away from protest sites for their own safety.
A quite campaign is urging the Communist Party leadership to release Liu Xiaobo on parole to improve the country’s international image.
The NLD leader addresses a crowd of thousands of excited farmers who showed overwhelming support for her calls for reforming Burma’s undemocratic Constitution.
A surge of tensions in the South China Sea threatens to widen divisions between Asean nations at a summit, posing a test for host Burma.
Regional efforts to protect Southeast Asia’s most important waterway suffer a blow as Laos pushes ahead with plans to build a new hydropower dam.
Thai police fired teargas on Friday at royalist protesters bent on bringing down a caretaker government after a court threw Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra out of office.
The government is under scrutiny for its response to the disaster, and families say many of the hundreds presumed to have drowned could have been saved.