Shinzo Abe’s campaign to ease constitutional curbs that have kept the military out of overseas conflicts for nearly 70 years goes down to the wire.
More than 1,500 people have been arrested over an unspecified period of time, China announces following a deadly attack in a McDonalds restaurant.
As the Asean Economic Community comes closer to becoming a reality, regional bodies step up efforts to remove border bottlenecks.
The actress and former talks show host crowned Miss Universe Thailand last month has been criticized for attacking Thailand’s “Red Shirt” political movement.
Thailand’s junta orders its ambassadors to the US and Britain to meet human rights groups in an effort to “create understanding” about their coup.
Indonesia’s two presidential candidates traded barbs in their first debate, with Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo seen faring better than former special forces general Prabowo Subianto.
A cyber security firm says it is presenting “undeniable” evidence that part of the People’s Liberation Army has attacked Western government agencies and defense contractors.
The Norwegian firm, which is building a network in Burma, says it blocked access to Facebook in Thailand on orders of the Thai military.
As the foreign ministers of India and China meet in New Delhi, allies of India’s new government warn of “deception” by Beijing.
Faced with fewer signs of resistance to military rule, Thailand’s junta eases overt displays of force in the streets of Bangkok and other cities.
The front-runner to become Indonesia’s new president tells investors he will pursue market-friendly policies and make bureaucratic reform and infrastructure-building his priorities.
Political leaders allied to Thailand’s ousted government say they plan to establish a movement outside Thailand to campaign against military rule.
China is reclaiming more land to bolster its military presence in the Spratly Islands, according to officials in the Philippines, which also claims the islands.
China and Vietnam express support for Thailand’s new military government, while local supporters of the junta protest Australia’s downgrading of relations after last month’s coup.
While Beijing enforced a strict silence on the events of June 3-4, 1989, protesters in Hong Kong marked the 25th anniversary with boisterous commemorations.
Chinese state media calls on Beijing to “severely punish” Google, Apple and other US technology companies for acting as “pawns” of the US government.
Beijing has been especially careful to suppress all signs of dissent this year, as China marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre.
Four Hawaii farms are settling a discrimination lawsuit for a total of US$2.4 million over allegations that they exploited hundreds of Thai workers.
Malaysian leader Najib Razak is suing an independent online news portal for allegedly defaming him and his ruling Malay party.
Thailand’s military junta draws up a list of emergency measures to kick-start an economy threatened by recession after months of political turmoil.