Workers from overseas who stay too long face confinement and threats as companies employ “repatriation companies” to send them home.
A graveyard in Delhi is the final resting place of hundreds of British citizens who, for better or worse, played roles in India’s colonial past.
Thai police announce a new campaign against human traffickers, although hundreds of rescued Rohingya boat people could end up back in the clutches of traffickers.
Protesters abandon camp near Government House, offering no resistance as riot police take back a camp for the first time in three months of demonstrations.
Japan risks losing a global PR battle with China after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to a controversial shrine for Japan’s World War 2 dead.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino has publicly compared China to Nazi Germany, as Vietnam weighs up whether to join case at The Hague.
The taint of corruption followed India’s Olympic athletes to Sochi, after ethics violations by the country’s Olympic Association, which elected two graft-tainted officials as leaders.
Schapelle Corby was released from an Indonesian jail on Monday and quickly taken to expensive resort by Australia’s Seven Network, reportedly taking a hefty fee.
China and Taiwan hailed a new chapter in their relations after they held their highest-level government talks since they split amid civil war in 1949.
Many of the uniformed officers from Asia’s militaries who are visiting the biennial Singapore Airshow make a beeline for the US-built surveillance aircraft.
Nepal’s parliament picks a social democrat as its new prime minister after a last-minute power-sharing deal ended a deadlock that had lasted two months.
Arrest could heighten tensions in Thailand’s three-month-old political crisis as anti-government demonstrators continue on the streets of the nation’s capital, Bangkok.
Aerospace firms will finalize billions of dollars of deals at next week’s Singapore Airshow, among them deals for fighter jets, maritime patrol aircraft and drones.
One of Bangkok’s oldest Muay Thai boxing venues will be demolished after 57 years to make way for high-rise urban development.
Suspicions that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to use Japan’s news giant to promote his nationalist agenda continue to grow.
Ratu Atut Chosiyah’s political empire is crumbling, the latest in a series of scandals weighing on Indonesia’s ruling coalition ahead of parliamentary and presidential elections.
Despite sharp growth in air travel, concerns rise about the region’s ability to absorb the record numbers of planes on order.
Anger mounts in Singapore over Indonesia’s decision to name a new naval ship after two marines executed for a 1960s bombing in the city state.
Irked by Hong Kong’s lively media landscape, Beijing has begun pressuring publications, causing the departure of editors and tycoons shifting their advertising.
Human Rights Watch says legal amendment to allow unions in the country’s garment sector is being undermined by abusive practices by employers.