Typhoon Rammasun is now a super typhoon that is approaching the provinces of Hainan and Guangdong in China after killing 38 people in the Philippines.
With women able to earn more working overseas as maids or nurses, traditional gender roles are being reversed in rural Vietnamese villages.
American official says the airliner with 298 people aboard was most likely launched by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine or Russia.
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people.
Six opposition activists are charged with leading an insurrection after clashes with security forces, deepening a year-long political crisis.
The trip in the coming weeks will be the highest-level American delegation to visit the South Asian country since Narendra Modi took power.
It is estimated that 10,000 cycles a year of in vitro fertilization—with embryos of an unwanted sex discarded—take place in Bangkok.
A Chinese oil rig has finished drilling near the disputed Paracel islands in the South China Sea after finding signs of oil and gas.
As Beijing sets out to expand its influence in North Asia, leader Xi Jinping, who has not yet been to North Korea, visits Seoul.
Thailand’s junta says the temporary suspension of its critics’ freedom is a small price to pay to prevent the country from descending into civil war.
The ad shows a young boy telling his friends that his father used the boy’s savings to bet on Germany to win the tournament.
Two generals who led the helicopter unit of Cambodia’s air force were killed in a crash Monday, along with two pilots.
US President Barack Obama told Chinese President Xi Jinping he wants U.S.-Chinese relations defined by more cooperation and a constructive management of differences.
It will be up to two key institutions, both with bruised reputations, to decide which of the two men who contested the poll becomes president.
Discovery prompts fears of a fresh round of clashes after the region saw sectarian clashes in the run-up to India’s national election in May.
The Communist government has attempted to crackdown on strictly illegal sports betting during this year’s tournament, but the taste for gambling is deeply ingrained.
Since April, at least six fuel tankers have been hijacked and drained in the Malacca Strait or nearby waters of the South China Sea.
Members of Congress in Washington liken the conditions faced by Rohingya in western Burma to concentration camps and question whether a genocide is taking place.
Thirty-seven Sinhalese and four Tamils have claimed they were mistreated Australian Customs officials at sea while being returned to Sri Lanka.
Jakarta governor Joko Widodo and ex-general Prabowo Subianto both say they have won the presidential election based on quick counts of votes.