The billionaire family of the Red Bull heir accused of the hit-and-run killing of a police officer pays US $100,000 to avoid a civil lawsuit.
Indonesia is circulating a draft code of conduct for the South China Sea among Southeast Asian nations and hopes for progress before November’s regional summit.
Tibetan exiles from around the world meet in India to discuss the dozens of recent self-immolations and ways to increase global support for their cause.
Suspected Muslim insurgents detonate a small bomb at a school in Thailand’s violence-prone south, wounding two principals and two soldiers.
Vietnam’s plan to build a major deep-water port consists of 114 exposed pilings in the South China Sea and a barge full of rusty machinery.
An elite anti-terror squad arrests nine Islamic militants in Indonesia and seizes a dozen homemade bombs from a group suspected of planning suicide attacks.
A Chinese court sentences the former police chief who exposed a murder by a Chinese politician’s wife to 15 years in prison.
Angry demonstrators disrupt trains and forced some shops and schools to close in a partly successful national strike against cutting fuel subsidies and foreign investment.
Archaeologists have unearthed remnants of what they believe is a 1,000-year-old village on a jungle-covered mountaintop in the Philippines.
Hours after poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood, Gu Kailai reached out to a trusted ally for help—Chongqing chief of police Wang Lijun.
The UN Security Council backs the naming and shaming of governments and armed groups that recruit, kill or sexually attack children in armed conflicts.
Philippine government and Muslim guerrilla negotiators are drafting a preliminary agreement to settle a decades-long rebellion in the country’s south.
A car carrying the US ambassador to China is damaged after becoming the target of boisterous anti-Japan demonstrators expressing outrage over a territorial dispute.
An independent commission investigating deadly political violence in Thailand two years ago issues a final report that blames both the then-government and Redshirt protesters.
Indonesians enraged over an anti-Islam film hurl rocks and Molotov cocktails at the US Embassy in Jakarta.
Chinese try to hurt Japan economically for leverage in a bitter dispute over contested islands, turning to angry protests and boycotts of Japanese businesses.
Cambodia’s war crimes tribunal sets free a former leader of the Khmer Rouge, outraging survivors of mass killings committed more than 30 years ago.
Vietnam’s government vows to crack down on three dissident blogs yet record numbers visit the sites to keep up their struggle for free expression.
A casino building boom is rolling across Asia where governments are trying to develop tourism markets to capture affluent Asians with a penchant for gambling.
Hundreds of unique species live in the limestone caves of Hon Chong in southern Vietnam yet their habitat is being blown apart to make cement.