As India launches a plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past.
Sri Lanka says China’s president has proposed three-party talks with India and Sri Lanka to clear any misgivings over its activities in the Indian Ocean.
US officials have made clear they are loath to see Shinzo Abe stir regional tensions with comments that critics could construe as whitewashing history.
Thailand’s PM said Tuesday he plans to lift martial law, but will invoke a special security measure that critics say is more draconian.
Five people from a Malaysian media group are accused of sedition after they published a news report concerning punishments meted out under Islamic law.
A Thai military court jails a man for 25 years for posting pictures on his Facebook page deemed insulting to Thailand’s monarchy.
A Singapore teenager is charged with harassment and insulting religion for his comments on social media about former premier Lee Kuan Yew and Christians.
Washiqur Rahman Babu, 26, has become the second blogger in a month to be murdered in Dhaka.
Malaysia’s former prime minister remains the last of a generation of old guards in Southeast Asia, which boomed economically under their authoritarian leadership.
Thailand detains 76 migrants from Burma, including six suspected Rohingya, in a sign that one of Asia’s busiest smuggling routes is still thriving.
Ear tugs. A flying banana peel. Sarcastic remarks about getting smacked—or even executed. Such is life for media covering Thailand’s notoriously testy military ruler.
Discontent in rural India turns into anger against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after more than a dozen debt-laden farmers commit suicide.
Grieving Singaporeans were joined by world leaders on Sunday to pay their final respects to the country’s first prime minister.
Plainclothes police and military officers have visited the homes of at least 20 student protesters across Thailand in the past week.
Indian PM Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan, delaying a key promise made in his election manifesto.
US resistance to an Asian regional bank has given some heft to China’s complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.
Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis patients in Delhi are aided by a unique program providing psychosocial support to sufferers of one of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena seeks to end a stalemate over China’s biggest investment project in the island which his administration has suspended.
Thai junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha lashed out at journalists on Wednesday, saying he would “probably just execute” those who did “not report the truth.”
If Lee Kuan Yew represented the Singapore of yesteryear, his death raises questions about whether a generation of leaders in waiting will reshape the mold.