A Thai court grants access to evidence for DNA testing in the trial of two Burmese workers accused of murdering two British tourists in Thailand.
Shinzo Abe is using “anime” cartoons, Internet chats and even an unusual show-and-tell TV appearance to persuade wary voters of his bolder defense policy.
The Treasury Department blacklisted a Singapore-based shipping company on Thursday for allegedly supporting a North Korean firm accused of weapon shipments.
Phantom workers in Cambodia are sapping taxpayers’ money with jobs they don’t actually do, or by pocketing salaries paid to people who don’t even exist.
Of all the pressures North Korea faces, none is perhaps as threatening as the prospect of a full-blown recession in China.
China lodges a diplomatic protest with Burma after a court in Myitkyina, Kachin State, sentenced 153 Chinese nationals to life imprisonment for illegal logging.
Artist and government critic Ai Weiwei gets his passport back four years after it was confiscated by Chinese authorities and plans to visit Europe.
The reliability of DNA evidence will be in the spotlight on Wednesday as the trial of two Burmese men accused of killing two backpackers last year resumes.
Eleven members of the Cambodian opposition have been sentenced to long prison terms after a court convicted them over a 2014 protest that turned violent.
India’s Supreme Court rejects a last-minute appeal by Yakub Memon, the only person to be condemned for a series of bombings in Mumbai in 1993.
Protesters clash with police in southern Nepal as the government tries to collect the public’s suggestions on the draft of the country’s long-overdue constitution.
The four were detained on suspicion of spreading obscene content, according to a police statement late Sunday.
Japan ramps up criticism of China’s land reclamation and offshore platforms in disputed seas in a hastily revised annual defense report.
Taiwan’s top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership.
A South Korean intelligence agent found dead in an apparent suicide leaves a note denying his team had used spyware to target private citizens.
A prominent Tibetan monk, who died in jail in China last week, suffered a heart attack after refusing to see doctors, state media reports.
Peekawoo is one of several dating apps set up by Southeast Asian start-ups to cater to tech-savvy, time-poor millenials living in largely conservative societies.
A new front uses increasingly aggressive tactics to demand an independent Hong Kong free from mainland China’s grip.
Three people are killed and six others are unaccounted for as an open pit coal mine in the Philippines collapses due to heavy monsoon rain.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s coalition aims to approve legislation that could see troops sent to fight abroad for the first time since World War II.