Dog meat’s popularity is on the wane as younger generations in South Korea abstain from eating the centuries-old menu item.
President Xi Jinping struggles to expand his already far-reaching anti-corruption campaign to track down suspects who have fled abroad, often taking ill-gotten gains with them.
Vietnam sends an envoy to China to try to rebuild battered ties with its communist neighbor after they sank to their lowest in three decades.
A scattering of 157 mostly uninhabited islands may be a future flashpoint in the escalating dispute over ownership of one of the world’s busiest waterways.
Crisp and crunchy critters can provide much needed nutrition, and may even be catching on in countries that would once have turned their noses up.
At least four people were killed as troops intensified firing across the border over the weekend, straining relations between the arch rivals.
Restrictions on Islamic customs are not new but their enforcement has intensified this year in the wake of attacks Beijing has blamed on religious extremists.
Following a scandal involving surrogacy in Thailand, police raided a condo in Bangkok belonging to a 24-year-old Japanese man who has 16 babies.
A new study raises concerns about the health hazards of consuming instant packaged noodles, but for many people in Asia they are a fast-food favorite.
The country’s highest court unanimously rejects a last-ditch attempt by the losing presidential candidate to overturn the election result in the world’s third largest democracy.
Residents of Guwahati turn on the state police, saying it failed to protect them from attacks by Naga tribesmen coming over the state borders.
Thailand’s coup leader is appointed premier by a legislature he hand-picked, giving the army chief a veneer of legitimacy to press ahead with military-backed reforms.
The new Indian prime minister wants to buy local as he steps up defense spending to narrow the gap with China’s modern armed forces.
Forty-three Malaysians were among the 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over Ukraine on July 17.
A woman whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase on an Indonesian resort island was repeatedly and violently abused by her daughter.
One of Japan’s most polarizing prime ministers in decades may also have a good shot at becoming that rarity in Japanese politics—a long-serving leader.
The animated television series based on the famous Jim Davis cartoon character is produced at a sprawling studio on an Indonesian resort island.
Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning whether China’s armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war.
The country’s military rulers, who seized power in May after months of street demonstrations, expect the economy to expand next year.
A group of former “comfort women” will sit in the front row during the last Mass of the pope’s five-day trip to South Korea.