A Vietnamese appeals court upheld the conviction and 30-month prison sentence against a well-known dissident in a case that rights groups say is politically motivated.
A medical center in the Thai capital says a police officer and four protesters were killed Tuesday, when security forces attempted to take back protest sites.
The role of Nauru in Australia’s asylum seeker policy may be eliciting a hands-off approach from Canberra on the tiny Pacific island’s domestic political affairs.
A Thai police officer is killed and dozens of police and anti-government protesters are wounded in gun battles and clashes in Bangkok.
The Philippines picks up the pieces after being struck by Typhoon Yolanda, or Haiyan, one of the deadliest typhoons in the Southeast Asian country’s history.
North Korean leaders including possibly Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for carrying out atrocities comparable to Nazi-era Germany, UN investigators say.
Australian immigration minister says detainees who force their way out of a center on an island off Papa New Guinea are putting themselves at risk.
India’s “railway children”—whose ranks are swelled by an estimated 120,000 runaways annually—live a dangerous life along the country’s huge railway network.
Indonesia expects ties with Australia to remain on ice for at least six months, in the wake of reports Canberra spied on top Indonesians.
In a speech to Indonesian students civic leaders and officials, the US Secretary of State calls climate change “the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.”
Workers from overseas who stay too long face confinement and threats as companies employ “repatriation companies” to send them home.
A graveyard in Delhi is the final resting place of hundreds of British citizens who, for better or worse, played roles in India’s colonial past.
Thai police announce a new campaign against human traffickers, although hundreds of rescued Rohingya boat people could end up back in the clutches of traffickers.
Protesters abandon camp near Government House, offering no resistance as riot police take back a camp for the first time in three months of demonstrations.
Japan risks losing a global PR battle with China after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to a controversial shrine for Japan’s World War 2 dead.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has publicly compared China to Nazi Germany, as Vietnam weighs up whether to join case at The Hague.
The taint of corruption followed India’s Olympic athletes to Sochi, after ethics violations by the country’s Olympic Association, which elected two graft-tainted officials as leaders.
Schapelle Corby was released from an Indonesian jail on Monday and quickly taken to expensive resort by Australia’s Seven Network, reportedly taking a hefty fee.
China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949.
Many of the uniformed officers from Asia’s militaries who are visiting the biennial Singapore Airshow make a beeline for the US-built surveillance aircraft.