India is promoting its years-long effort for expansion of the UN’s most powerful body during the annual gathering of world leaders this week.
Myanmar’s international standing has greatly improved, but it is still in bad company as far as human rights are concerned.
An overseas Tibetan activists says about 60 people were injured when Chinese security forces fired into a crowd of Tibetan protestors.
The Maldives government urges acceptance of a court ruling throwing out the result of September’s presidential election and vows that upcoming balloting will be transparent.
US President admits canceling Asia visit due to domestic problems is a setback for America’s efforts in the region.
Cambodia’s opposition boycotted the opening of parliament Monday over alleged widespread cheating in the July elections, putting the country’s political crisis at a critical juncture.
Singer Rihanna poses with an endangered primate known as a slow loris in Thailand, causing the arrest of two people for allegedly peddling protected species.
As some of the world’s heavy-weight leaders take the spotlight at a regional economic summit, they still manage to be upstaged by who is missing.
Drug company plans to get approval after trial shows vaccine can almost half malaria cases among children in the developing world.
The world’s most expensive necklace is on sale this month at a Singapore jewelry show, reflecting Asia’s growing appetite for precious gems and expensive baubles.
Binod Chaudhary, Nepal’s only billionaire, says he would give up business for a shot at governing one of the world’s poorest countries. But not yet.
Typhoon Usagi hits southern China, leaving 21 people dead and forcing airports, shipping and train lines out of service.
“Six-legged livestock” farming has chewed its way into an animal economy in Thailand that was once dominated by pigs and cattle.
The EU and Singapore agree to a comprehensive free trade agreement, which the EU sees as a stepping stone towards a wider deal with Asean.
Documentary film ‘The Act of Killing,’ distributed in Indonesia for free online, is finally forcing a country to remember hidden atrocities.
The US president’s cancellation of a trip to Asia raises doubts over a policy aimed at re-invigorating US military and economic influence in the region.
Energy demand in Southeast Asia is still only about half the global average, but is expected to increase 80 percent by 2035.
A growing row over electoral reform exposes the fragility of hopes for full democracy in Hong Kong, a Chinese special administrative region with wide-ranging autonomy.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III calls on rebels in the country’s south to surrender after an 11-day standoff.
Life in a southern Philippine city at the center of a hostage crisis slowly returns to normal as troops searching for remaining Muslim rebel hostage-takers.