One man is detained as investigators search for clues into a series of blasts at some of Buddhism’s holiest sites in eastern India.
Japan faces increasingly serious threats to its security from an assertive China and an unpredictable North Korea, a defense ministry report finds.
Rescuers reach five men trapped in trees by several Sumatran tigers for five days after the angry animals mauled a sixth man to death.
China’s former railways minister gets a suspended death sentence that will likely be commuted to life imprisonment in one of the country’s highest-profile corruption cases.
An American engineer committed suicide in Singapore last year, an inquiry concludes, in a verdict at odds with his family’s belief that he was murdered.
A group of mainly European retailers finalizes a plan to conduct coordinated inspections of factories in Bangladesh aimed at rooting out unsafe working conditions.
Macau now handles more wagers than all US-based commercial casinos combined, and many of those bets end up swelling the balance sheets of US corporations.
Indonesian politicians call on the government to learn from the crisis in Egypt, saying democracy did not guarantee a leader could stay in power despite winning it democratically.
An American imprisoned in North Korea tells a pro-Pyongyang media outlet that he wants the United States to “try harder” to help him gain amnesty.
Asia’s premium airlines are investing hundreds of millions of dollars on luxury services in a bet on a rebound in business from the wealthy.
The Philippines’ $250 billion economy surged 7.8 percent in the first quarter of this year, outpacing China as a middle class begins to rise.
Soldiers, police and volunteers fan out across an earthquake-damaged region of western Indonesia, searching for possible victims of a temblor that injured hundreds.
The United States may cut annual American aid to Cambodia if its Prime Minister Hun Sen extends his 28-year rule in unfair elections this month.
Sri Lanka bans Time’s July issue over a story on violence between Burma’s Buddhists and Muslims because it could affect religious sentiments on the island.
Drugs worth more than 2.5 billion yuan ($400 million) are seized in a two-month multinational operation targeting crime along the Mekong River.
A Mongolian neo-Nazi group has rebrands itself as an environmentalist organization fighting pollution by foreign-owned mines.
North Korea’s top diplomat says the US must accept its offer for dialogue without preconditions if it wants to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
The first openly gay politician in Singapore pushes to scrap a colonial-era law that makes homosexuality illegal in the conservative city-state.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers took to the streets in protest Monday, demanding their widely disliked Beijing-backed leader resign and pressing for democratic reforms.
‘Look in the mirror, take a bath,’ China’s new leader Xi Jinping tells his Communist Party cadres, urging them to purify themselves of corruption.