The Philippines government says new structures must be designed to withstand high winds, pushing up the cost of reconstruction after Haiyan.
Problems pile up for the United States in Asia, a region President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.
The leader of the street protesters threatening to topple Thailand’s government has a history of involvement in putting down protests.
Anti-government protesters raise the stakes, calling for the formation of an unelected “people’s council” to select the next leader of Thailand.
As a growing power, China has steadily expanded its naval presence in the Pacific and beyond—to the alarm of Japan and other neighbors.
The world welterweight boxing champion says his millions are locked up in a dispute with the Philippines government over unpaid taxes.
Memories of discrimination, rights abuses and sterilization don’t put former residents returning to what is now a refuge.
Thailand’s prime minister invokes an emergency law after demonstrators seeking to remove her from office occupied parts of the finance and foreign ministries.
Indonesia suspends cooperation with Australia after a diplomatic rift between the neighbors, raising the possibility of a surge in asylum seekers heading to Australia.
Protesters force their way into Thailand’s Finance Ministry, laying out sleeping mats in its rooms and hallways in a bid to overthrow the government.
Protesters in Thailand’s capital enter the Finance Ministry compound in an escalating campaign to topple the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Japan and the United States sharply criticize a Chinese move to demand that all aircraft declare themselves in disputed zone.
President Xi Jinping has raised expectations he will tackle corruption more forcefully than predecessors, but the crackdown so far is little different to previous years.
The hermitic communist state relies on a shadow economy, which may include drug production, to support its ruling elite.
About 100,000 anti-government protesters gather in Bangkok as tensions between the middle class and supporters of ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra threaten to boil over.
The switch to digital could have a dramatic impact on Thailand’s media landscape as the industry opens up and competition is unleashed.
Thailand and Burma seize control of the Dawei special economic zone from Italian Thai Development to convince foreign investors to come on board.
The inventor of the World Wide Web says China’s rulers will voluntarily dismantle the “great firewall” that limits its people’s access to the Internet.
Dennis Rodman wants to belly up to the bar with President Obama and Kim Jong Un and order a shot of peace talks.
Prime Minister Tony Abbot’s government risks alienating much of Asia, not just Australia’s closest neighbor.