Floods kill dozens of people in Thailand and Cambodia, while Tropical Storm Wutip slams Vietnam’s coastline.
The Asian Development Bank says economic growth in developing Asia will overcome a recent slowdown caused by the US Fed’s decision to end quantitative easing.
An Indian court sentences to death four men for the gang rape and murder of a New Delhi woman in a case that riveted India.
Philippine forces have killed or captured nearly 100 of the Muslim guerrillas who have held scores of hostages for a week in a southern city.
After a man was shot dead following post-election protests, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen meets with opposition leaders.
Indonesia’s 1960s state ideology, Pancasila, is commemorated as the unifying force of the nation, but many Indonesians still struggle to come to terms with its dark.
Boom in India’s surrogacy industry prompts debate over whether paying poor women to have babies for others is exploitative.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott skirts the question of asylum seekers in Indonesia, an issue threatening to overshadow his first visit overseas since taking office.
More than 200 members of the Rohingya minority fleeing Burma are detained in southern Thailand after their boat ran aground, a Thai official says.
The Netherlands formally apologizes for mass killings committed by the Dutch military more than six decades ago in Indonesia during its former colony’s independence fight.
Behind China’s aggressive drive to root out corruption is Wang Qishan, a historian-turned-economist who keeps a low profile and high ethical standards.
Tiny, colorful fish are a cheap, effective tool to fight the agonizing mosquito-borne illness, a trial study finds.
In an unmarked room at a hotel in Shanghai, Ma Li teaches groups of Chinese women about a topic that traditionally has been taboo: sex.
A recent satellite image appears to show North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor, potentially raising renewed international alarm over its nuclear weapons program.
Saying their crime shocked the conscience of India, the prosecutor in the fatal Delhi gang rape calls for all four convicted rapists to be hanged.
The second stage of China’s development promises to be no less momentous than the first, when the country’s mass industrialization shook the global economy.
A state-backed Chinese ship company plans to raise $1.4 billion through a private share sale to buy assets that are key builders of warships.
Prime Minister Najib will announce measures to boost the economic role of majority ethnic Malays, signaling a reversal of pledges to roll back such policies.
China’s tin industry turns to Burma to help plug a gap in the supply of raw materials after new trading rules crimp imports from Indonesia.
Faced with rising living costs and unable to wait until pay day, growing numbers of Southeast Asians are pawning their gold jewelry and designer watches.