The Indonesian military inches back into civilian roles, risking a setback for democracy in the Southeast Asian nation and perhaps even for the turbulent region.
China accuses the Philippines of spreading misinformation in dispute over the South China Sea after Manila airs a three-part documentary defending its position.
Many Chinese hackers are finding it increasingly lucrative to join the country’s nascent cybersecurity industry.
Scientists identify a key gene used by poppies to make morphine, paving the way for better methods of producing the medically important drug.
The Thai government invites journalists to a meeting where they will be taught how to ask questions that won’t offend Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.
The president of the South Pacific island nation of Nauru on Friday said opposition lawmakers and foreign media had attempted to overthrow his government.
The Moken, one of Southeast Asia’s last remaining hunter-gatherer populations, face increasing threats to livelihoods and access to services, a leading rights group warns.
An underground Imperial Navy headquarters, only recently opened to the media, serves as a silent reminder of Japan’s wartime past.
United States and Chinese officials agree during to work together to end the “massacre” of wildlife and reduce the flow of illegal wildlife trafficking.
An Indonesian minister says a new fund allowing MPs to use state funds to develop their constituencies will only encourage more graft in one of the world’s most corrupt countries.
Southeast Asia’s lawless “Golden Triangle” region remains the overwhelming source of the heroin and methamphetamine sold in China, the country’s cabinet says.
The seizure by Chinese customs officers, reported by China Daily on Wednesday, is the latest in a grim series of food safety scares.
Hong Kong authorities clear away the last pro-democracy encampments, watched by a handful of demonstrators in a quiet, poignant end to nine months of protests.
Police say they have “shown sincerity” and finished Thailand’s biggest investigation into human trafficking, as rights groups question whether they have even scratched the surface.
With its large migrant population—including some 320,000 domestic workers—lawyers say Hong Kong needs a more comprehensive definition of human trafficking.
The Philippines holds separate naval exercises with US and Japanese forces on an island not far from disputed waters where China has stoked regional tensions.
Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that say access to the popular app is being denied and that the site is blacklisted.
For many residents of China’s southern town of Yulin, the peak of summer is the perfect time to get together with family and friends—and consume copious amounts of dog meat.
Toxic homemade liquor kills at least 94 slum dwellers in India’s financial capital, with more than 45 in hospital, in the latest disaster involving moonshine.
Indonesian companies are shedding jobs as they grapple with the weakest economic growth in six years, adding to the troubles facing President Joko Widodo.