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.
His party is reeling from its worst-ever election result, political opponents have grown bold and his people are protesting. So why is Hun Sen smiling?
Chinese authorities clamp down on an industry that has helped the rich West dispose of its waste but also added to degradation of China’s environment.
During his first visit to a Southeast Asian country, Chinese President Xi Jinping showed no bending on pressure to resolve territorial disputes over the South China Sea.
A Philippine police chief abducted by Muslim rebels emerges free after convincing his captors to surrender in a twist to a nine-day hostage standoff.
North Korean prison camp inmates suffered starvation and torture and described “unspeakable atrocities” comparable with Nazi abuses uncovered after World War II, UN investigators say.
In Cambodia, the EU’s Everything But Arms initiative, designed to support developing countries, has fueled a sugar plantation expansion that displaced hundreds of poor families.
Flooding in the region has worsened and has killed nearly 100 people and affected nearly 3 million in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
China’s president becomes the first foreign leader to address Indonesia’s parliament, signaling a push by the Asian economic powerhouses to expand relations long frozen in hostility.
Vietnam court sentences lawyer Le Quoc Quan to two and a half years in jail after he criticized the ruling Communist Party.
More than 6,200 people have been evacuated from their homes after Mount Sinabung in western Indonesia erupted on Sunday.
Accustomed to North Korean escapees, South Korea becomes the first country in East Asia to enact its own refugee law.