As haze caused by thick smoke from forest fires in Indonesia covers parts of Southeast Asia, the region struggles to find an effective response.
The rural heartland of Thailand’s deposed leader is hurting as a result of economic policies, stirring discontent and the threat of protests.
Over 200 Rohingya storm out of an Indonesian encampment as tensions erupt following alleged rapes and beatings by locals near where they were being held.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans have applied to meet relatives living in North Korea, but few will be permitted.
Yingluck Shinawatra has filed a criminal case against the attorney general, alleging unfair handling of charges against her that could see her jailed for 10 years.
The Islamic State group has apparently claimed responsibility for gunning down an Italian aid worker in the diplomatic quarter of Bangladesh’s capital.
Prime Minister Lee says his cabinet would prepare the next team of leaders to take over from him after the next elections.
US lawmakers call on the State Department’s internal watchdog to investigate the removal of Malaysia from a list of worst offenders in human trafficking.
China’s president says his country will contribute 8,000 troops for a UN peacekeeping force, potentially making it one of global peacekeeping efforts’ largest players.
Amid the hilltops in northern Thailand, the steep green slopes of Doi Mae Salong are covered with tea, paddy and sprawling corn plantations.
China’s President Xi Jinping has touted his government’s record on women’s rights as the United States slammed Beijing for jailing women for their views.
Since trouncing the Congress party of the Nehru-Gandhi family in a general election, Modi has chipped away at the dynasty’s grip on India’s history.
Police will be on alert to avoid a repeat of last year, when Hong Kong protesters streamed on to major highways in a push for full democracy.
Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, daughter of the country’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, will visit Dawei and Naypyidaw next month.
Nearly 400 Nepalese protesters clashed with police in Birgunj, a town on the border with India, on Thursday, angry about the country’s new constitution.
Poverty is a key source of global pollution, India’s environment minister said, signaling plans for a fivefold increase in renewable energy by 2020.
Shinzo Abe’s updated plan for reviving Japan’s economy and achieving a GDP target of 600 trillion yen suggests earlier policies were not doing the trick.
South Korea’s rigid labor market is increasingly seen as a drag on an ailing economy that President Park Geun-hye says needs ‘major surgery.’
Eight people have been detained in Malaysia for questioning in connection with last month’s bombing of the Erawan Shrine.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China and the US could work together to address cyber crimes, a problem that has sparked mutual tension.