China’s president runs into opposition in a personal battle to end the country’s use of labor camps for arbitrary detention.
Speaker says he plans to send bill back to Thailand’s Lower House after prime minister says she will leave decision to Parliament.
With plans for a multibillion dollar construction corridor encompassing Bangladesh, China, India and Burma, will all trade roads in Asia lead to Beijing or Delhi?
A bloody rampage four years ago shook the newly-elected government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
China takes a swipe at foreign media for suggesting there may have been social or ethnic motivations behind an attack at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.
Demonstrators are opposed to a move that could see self-exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra return to Thailand.
India’s space program could become only the fourth to reach Earth’s closest planetary neighbor.
Karen brothers Johnny and Luther Htoo have led very different lives since they stopped fighting the Burma Army.
In North Korea, black market rates are being used more frequently and openly for determining the value of the country’s currency.
An umbrella organization calls for an urgent moratorium on plans by the Laotian government to build a new hydroelectric dam on the Mekong River.
American officials say cooperation with China is increasing, a year after Xi Jinping took control of the Communist Party.
Asian governments demand an explanation following reports that American and Australian embassies in the region are hubs for Washington’s secret electronic data collection program.
China’s domestic security chief believes a fatal vehicle crash in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in which five died was planned by a Uighur separatist group.
Revelations that lawmakers are stealing up to half of funds for local development are a challenge for the Philippines reforming president.
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay accuses the Maldives Supreme Court of undermining democracy in the Indian Ocean republic by interfering in its presidential elections.
Cellphones and social media make the running of prostitution rings easier than ever, to the point where kids are supplanting adults in the pimping business.
Members of the Muslim ethnic minority in China say checks have been stepped up as authorities arrest five for Tiananmen Square attack.
Fewer North Koreans are fleeing to South Korea, possibly due to tighter border control and cases of asylum seekers being returned home by China.
With parliamentary elections coming up, a break from dynastic politics seems unlikely in the South Asian country.
Chinese authorities investigating what could be Beijing’s first major suicide attack searched on Tuesday for two men from Muslim-dominated Xinjiang.