A new 48-part drama series chronicles the late Chinese Communist Party leader’s push toward market reforms in the 1970s and 1980s.
Outlawed in much of the developed world, asbestos is still going strong in the developing one, despite its well documented respiratory risks.
Human rights chief says investigations into abuses in Syria and North Korea were credible despite the lack of access to those countries.
Philippine security forces capture a fugitive former army general, fulfilling a promise by President Aquinio III to bring high-profile criminal suspects to justice.
China cracks down on Christian charity groups near its border with North Korea, with hundreds of members of the community forced to leave the country.
At a meeting in the Burmese capital, Naypyidaw, the US and the Philippines wanted Asean to adopt a freeze on provocative actions in the sea.
The biological parents of twins caught up in a Thai surrogacy scandal claim they wanted both babies but the surrogate mother threatened to involve police.
Ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Washington, the US urges India to bolster its role as a global power and force for regional stability.
A U.S. proposal for a freeze on provocative acts in the South China Sea got a cool response from China and some Southeast Asian nations.
A paradise-like island in the southwest Pacific is one of the first places to fulfil scientists’ predictions that climate change will submerge many coastal communities.
An Australian couple is accused of abandoning their baby with his Thai surrogate mother after discovering the child had Down syndrome.
Malaysia’s state investment company plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned before carrying out a far-reaching overhaul of the disaster-hit carrier.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will use talks in the Burmese capital to rally support for a freeze on “provocative acts” in the region.
Decades after the genocidal rule of the Khmer Rouge ended, an UN-backed war crimes tribunal sentences two former regime leaders to life in prison.
An historic peace settlement in the southern Philippines is at risk of breaking down as Muslim rebels accuse the government of reneging on its word.
Probowo Subianto has alleged that “massive fraud” took place in the July 8 presidential election, at which he was defeated by Joko Widodo.
The country’s young population is embracing with gusto the kind of capitalism Pol Pot’s regime tried to eradicate in its quest for a peasant utopia.
Southeast Asian governments with large Muslim populations are concerned that the conflict in Iraq and Syria is drawing young jihadists to battle.
Thai junta denies claims by an opposition activist that she was tortured in military custody, as UN calls for an investigation.
Detained coffee shop owner Kevin Garratt is heard in an audio file saying he helps Christian North Koreans who return to their country to preach.