People in China are increasingly worried about corruption, inequality and food safety, but 50 percent now say they like American ideas about democracy.
A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan was rescued from an isolated forest in western Indonesia where palm oil companies have been illegally destroying the environment.
Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostility and took their first tentative step toward ending one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies.
China’s beloved national symbol—the panda—may have been seen quite differently by ancient humans: as food.
Norodom Sihanouk—playboy, bon vivant, political opportunist, and a towering figure in Cambodia throughout a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval—has died aged 89.
Security is tight on Bali with 2,000 police and military, including snipers, deployed to guard memorial services following reports of terrorist movement in the region.
Beijing says ‘protectionist’ US is inciting trade friction and obstructing the development of new energy development.
The United Nations says its 2009 announcement that 1 billion people in the world were hungry was off-target—it’s more like 870 million.
Cases of people being forcibly evicted from their homes has become the greatest source of public discontent in China, Amnesty International reports.
Social media influences almost every aspect of people’s lives in contemporary Indonesia, and its influence on government policy is growing.
Tokyo’s move to nationalize tiny islands in the East China Sea sets off protests in China and a boycott of Japanese companies.
Chinese and international auction houses encroach on each other’s territory in Hong Kong and Beijing as they battle for the Asian art market.
The number of terrorist strikes within Indonesia has risen since radical imams called on followers to focus on domestic targets rather than Westerners.
South Korea will be able to possess longer-range missiles capable of hitting all of North Korea under a new agreement with the US.
A new elite has emerged out of an economy of underground trading, Chinese investment and government-backed commercial enterprise—but it appears limited to Pyongyang.
A thousand prisoners in Cebu entertain guests with their rendition of hit Korean dance tune “Gangnam Style.”
All 18 Tiantou elementary school students buried in a landslide are confirmed dead after a hillside collapsed and smothered a village in China’s Yunnan Province.
Bangladesh’s High Court asks why local officials failed to protect minority Buddhists whose homes, temples and businesses were attacked.
The takeoff of AirAsia Japan, Peach Aviation and Jetstar Japan could encourage a new generation of Japanese travelers.
Asian Development Bank says growth in developing Asia—a market that includes India, China and Indonesia—will slow to 6.1 percent this year.