Investigators look into the death of Zhou Yongkang’s wife as they look to strengthen their case against the highest-ranking target of an anti-corruption campaign.
Singapore bans a documentary on political exiles who live abroad, saying it undermines national security. The move highlights Singapore’s uneasiness over public debate on politics.
As China boldly asserts its territorial claims along the East Asian coast, several Asian nations are scrambling to spend more defense dollars.
Amnesty International issued a scathing appraisal of the first 100 days of military rule in Thailand, highlighting repression, human rights violations and arbitrary detention.
The Philippines president proposed to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government as part of a peace plan.
China’s Communist Party and pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong are set for a long battle over what it means to have “one country, two systems.”
Scientists announce the discovery in China of fossils belonging to three squirrel-like mammals that thrived in the trees of the Jurassic Period.
Pakistani militant Asim Umar will spearhead the jihadist group’s campaign to spread its activities across the subcontinent, including into Burma.
Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders.
Lawmakers are expected to vote this week on legislation that ends direct elections for governors and mayors, amid concerns about weakening the democratic system.
The shortages affects people from both upscale gated communities and dust-blown slums, as every day, the city’s supply falls more than 160 million gallons short.
As he prepares to move in to Bangkok’s Government House, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is making efforts to sweep away any occult challenge.
State media has reported the deaths of 323 people in violence related to the far western Xinjiang region, nearly half of them inflicted by police.
Traditionally a master of guerilla warfare, Vietnam’s will soon have three state-of-the-art Russian submarines to employ in the South China Sea.
Four people have been charged under the colonial-era Sedition Act in the past two weeks, including a reporter at Malaysiakini and a law professor.
Pamphlets and flags are appearing in parts of Pakistan and India for the Islamic State, an ultra-radical group known for beheadings and mass executions.
With a Hindu nationalist now the country’s prime minister, a campaign of so-called “reconversions” seeks to bring poorer Indians into the religion.
India puts several provinces on heightened alert after al Qaeda announced the formation of a wing of the militant group in India and its neighborhood.
The new military-stacked cabinet meets King Bhumibol Adulyadej, marking the formal start of an administration that will overhaul the political system before calling an election.
Two activist groups say a factory making the upcoming iPhone 6 is violating overtime rules, withholding wages and failing to meet safety standards.