China’s trade growth rebounds strongly in a positive sign for the recovery of the world’s second-largest economy.
The foreign worker issue shows Asia as a region of deep exploitation, yet foreign recruitment agencies have been of great advantage to governments.
Pakistani soldiers are accused of killing two Indians in Kashmir just days after Indian soldiers allegedly raided a Pakistani post and killed one soldier.
Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt gets a first look at North Korea’s limited Internet at a computer lab at Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa arrives in Burma to visit Arakan State and offer help in resolving communal tensions between Muslim Rohingya and Buddhist residents.
A Thai TV station’s decision to cancel a popular and edgy soap opera about a fictitious Thai prime minister causes uproar among viewers and critics.
A dispute over censorship at a Chinese newspaper presents a political challenge for China’s leaders, as it has sparked demands for media and democratic reforms.
Indonesia’s US-funded police anti-terror squad has killed seven suspected militants recently, reviving allegations that the force is not trying to take suspects alive.
At least three police personnel were among 13 suspected criminals who were gunned down in a shootout with Philippine security forces at a highway checkpoint.
In a rare move, Chinese journalists are openly confronting a top censor after a newspaper was forced to change its editorial calling for political reform.
The strategic trends say the more things change the more they’ll stay the same.
The Indonesian government plans to pledge $1 million in humanitarian aid to the state of Rakhine in Burma to help alleviate the sufferings of the Rohingya ethnic group there.
The son of Indonesia’s economic minister is a suspect in an investigation into a traffic accident with a BMW luxury SUV that killed two people.
President Benigno Aquino won a fight with the Philippine church over contraceptives. His victory bares the bishops’ worst nightmare: They no longer sway the masses.
The chairman of Google, the world’s largest Internet search provider, will visit North Korea, a country with the most restrictive Internet policies on the planet.
Protesters have demanded the death penalty for men charged with raping and murdering a woman in New Delhi, but juveniles cannot be prosecuted for murder.
Organizers said 130,000 people marched in Hong Kong to call for the city’s Beijing-backed leader to step down and to press for full democracy.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledges to protect the nation’s women while the victim of a notorious gang rape is flown to Singapore for treatment.
China’s new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.
China launches the world’s longest high-speed rail line that more than halves the time required to travel from Beijing in the north to southern Guangzhou.