There are signs that the Thai government has become more conciliatory since it agreed to hold talks with a major rebel group in February.
China and the United States take a major step in the fight against climate change, but the “breakthrough” might not do much longer term.
The Philippine president vows that his country will not back down from any challenge to its sovereignty and territory amid a sea dispute with China.
Two Thai tycoons have spent US $27 billion on acquisitions in the past year — more than all Thai firms spent overseas the last three years.
A Myanma Airways flight swerves off the runway during landing the same day an Indonesian flight involving the same Chinese-made aircraft makes a hard landing.
The American defense contractor who says he leaked information on classified US surveillance programs could benefit from a quirk in Hong Kong law.
Deadly violence linked to witch hunts is an increasingly visible problem in Papua New Guinea—a diverse tribal society of 7 million people.
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stroll through an estate in the California desert could mark a notable moment in their relationship.
India’s opposition party announces that a deeply divisive Hindu ideologue will head its 2014 election campaign and would likely be its choice for prime minister.
North and South Korea agree to hold senior-level talks in Seoul, a breakthrough of sorts to ease tensions after Pyongyang’s recent threats of nuclear war.
Bangladesh’s government pledges to improve garment industry safety after a factory collapse killed 1,129 people, but allocates no new money to relocating dangerous buildings.
Chinese animal-rights activists claim a rare victory after a company that raises bears to extract bile from their gall bladders withdrew its public listing application.
Miss World has axed the famed bikinis from this year’s pageant in Indonesia, replacing the swimsuits with conservative beach sarongs amid protests from Muslim groups.
Police in Ghana have detained 124 Chinese workers suspected of illegally mining gold in the resource-rich West African country, the Chinese Embassy said.
As investment in Cambodia’s textile industry surges, so is labor unrest, putting pressure on suppliers to international garment brands to raise wages and improve conditions.
Poisoning or shooting killed many of the 129 critically endangered elephants that have died on Indonesia’s Sumatra island in less than a decade, say environmentalists.
President Barack Obama will tell Chinese President Xi Jinping at a California summit this week that Washington considers Beijing responsible for cyber-attacks launched from China.
A swift-moving fire trapped panicked workers inside a poultry slaughterhouse in northeastern China that had only a single open exit, killing at least 119 people.
Chinese currency and US dollars are being used more widely than ever in North Korea, indicating that Kim Jong-un has lost control over the economy.
Political prisoners in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province reject a plan to be freed under a government amnesty program, as it would amount to admitting guilt.