India’s Hindu temples resist divulging gold holdings amid mistrust of the motives of authorities trying to cut an import bill that is hurting the economy.
The Vietnamese, who earned a reputation abroad for having a taste for dog meat, are beginning to appreciate the canines as pets.
A 7.2-magnitude earthquake collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines’ oldest church Tuesday morning, killing at least 20 people across the central region.
Thai police make third arrest on the back of social media posts by the pop star during a visit to Thailand.
China denounces a decision by a Spanish court to indict former Chinese president Hu Jintao for genocide in an investigation into abuses in Tibet.
Indian authorities are praised for their actions, but millions lost farmland and homes as Cyclone Phailin hit the country’s east coast.
Philippine troops took custody of 45 Muslim rebels and six were killed on Thursday as a guerrilla siege in a southern city continued to crumble.
A Malaysian court says a Christian newspaper may not use the word “Allah” to refer to God, in a unanimous ruling by three Muslim judges.
Chinese President Xi Jinping faces rampant graft in engineering and construction projects in battle to curb corruption.
The death toll from a stampede near a temple in central India rose to 109 after many of the injured succumbed, an official says.
Floodwater encircles an industrial estate northeast of Bangkok, adding to fears Thailand could see a repeat of the devastation caused by floods in 2011.
NGOs are calling for action on the land rights of rural people, an issue that is affecting some 2 billion people worldwide.
Researchers believe they have found a squad of hackers for hire, who contract out to governments and possibly businesses.
China will partially lift the blocking on Facebook and Twitter, but they face a daunting task trying to claim a stake of China’s social media.
The UN’s human rights envoy, Navi Pillay, says democracy is being undermined and violence against minorities is rising in Sri Lanka.
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, wins the European Union’s annual human rights award.
A Chinese investigative journalist has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of government critics to be swept up in Beijing’s crackdown on rumors.
Secretary of State John Kerry says all countries can seek arbitration on territorial claims, backing a US ally in its maritime dispute with China.
The United States and Vietnam sign a pact allowing the transfer of nuclear technology and open the way for US investment in the burgeoning industry.
Greenpeace Southeast Asia argues for a concerted push for renewable energy in Asean, focusing on the economic and environmental benefits of a greener power policy.