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.
About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner.
Security forces have been ordered to shoot rioters on sight, as sectarian violence spreads in northern India.
Singapore’s government has moved to limit the space for independent voices on the Internet, but faces a challenge to contain online media.
After official election results are finally announced in Cambodia, handing a victory to strongman Hun Sen, the opposition vows to oppose the “unfair” result.
Australia’s new Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott vowed to scrap a carbon tax, cut foreign aid and implement a controversial plan to stop asylum seekers.
Hundreds of troops have been deployed to quell deadly riots and clashes between Hindus and Muslims in northern India.
The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant opens after protests by Muslim hardliners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.
Cambodia’s youth population has growing political clout and is challenging Hun Sen’s leadership, while breathing life into the opposition who will stage protests on Saturday.
Sri Lanka’s main ethnic Tamil political party says it will lobby for increased regional powers based on federalism.
Thailand faces pressure to end a protest by rubber farmers after violent overnight clashes between riot police and a group of protesters.
A long list of international media giants have been at the losing end of expensive legal defamation actions by Singapore’s rulers.
China plans to occupy a disputed chain of reefs and rocks in the South China Sea to expand its territory, the Philippines’ top diplomat says.
Author Kevin Kwan talks about “Crazy Rich Asians,” a satirical novel that aims to dispel popular stereotypes about the inhabitants of the world’s biggest continent.
When India’s ruling coalition endorsed a 29th state last month, millions of people who have felt marginalized had the same reaction: Why not us?
Amid heavy punishment of government critics, senior Singapore-based journalists are reluctant to discuss freedom of expression issues, but the Internet is helping people speak up.
Four years after the end of a brutal civil war with Tamil Tiger rebels, Sri Lanka says it faces a new threat of Muslim extremism.