Malaysia’s former prime minister remains the last of a generation of old guards in Southeast Asia, which boomed economically under their authoritarian leadership.
Thailand detains 76 migrants from Burma, including six suspected Rohingya, in a sign that one of Asia’s busiest smuggling routes is still thriving.
Ear tugs. A flying banana peel. Sarcastic remarks about getting smacked—or even executed. Such is life for media covering Thailand’s notoriously testy military ruler.
Discontent in rural India turns into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after more than a dozen debt-laden farmers commit suicide.
Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country’s first prime minister.
Plainclothes police and military officers have visited the homes of at least 20 student protesters across Thailand in the past week.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan, delaying a key promise made in his election manifesto.
US resistance to an Asian regional bank has given some heft to China’s complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.
Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Delhi are aided by a unique program providing psychosocial support to sufferers of one of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena seeks to end a stalemate over China’s biggest investment project in the island which his administration has suspended.
Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha lashed out at journalists on Wednesday, saying he would “probably just execute” those who did “not report the truth.”
If Lee Kuan Yew represented the Singapore of yesteryear, his death raises questions about whether a generation of leaders in waiting will reshape the mold.
A group of suspected Uighur Muslims prompts a diplomatic tug-of-war in Thailand between China and Turkey, with both countries wanting to repatriate them.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo says one of China’s main claims to the majority of the South China Sea has no legal basis in international law.
The president of the Asian Development Bank says a proposed Chinese-led regional bank is a potential partner rather than a rival.
Dozens of Asian government officials each year enroll in classes studying good governance, economic management and how to make their countries work like Singapore.
A week after a cyclone tore through Vanuatu with winds of nearly 170 miles per hour, people are focused on the task of rebuilding.
New school initiatives in India focused on gender plant the seeds of change in a country grappling with inequality and violence against women.
Modern Singapore’s founder, both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world’s richest nations, is dead.
Sri Lankan investigators locate $2 billion that was secretly transferred to accounts in Dubai by officials of the administration of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.