Tough Chinese security laws could be introduced in Hong Kong, stoking fears China may tighten control there after last year’s pro-democracy street protests.
At least three people were injured during a brawl in Nepal’s parliament, with opposition legislators in a heated debate over the nation’s new constitution.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen takes a swipe at the country’s opposition and threatens its lawmakers with jail, accusing them of breaching a political truce.
Indonesia is sticking to its policy of executing drug offenders, including foreigners, despite the withdrawal of Dutch and Brazilian ambassadors from Jakarta.
Transgender sex workers are among the most marginalized and vulnerable populations in China, facing exposure to HIV and abuse by police, a rights group says.
Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals by foreign leaders and on Saturday executed by firing squad six people convicted of drug trafficking.
Sri Lanka expels the Colombo station chief of India’s spy agency, accusing him of helping the opposition oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka’s new government will review Chinese infrastructure projects awarded under the previous administration in a move bound to please Indian and Western powers.
Scholars probe the turbulent history of the territory known as the ‘roof of the world’ in a new book titled, “Tibet: An Unfinished Story.”
Thailand’s constitution will include the term “third gender” for the first time, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities.
Police in China have arrested tens of thousands for drug-related crimes and seized more than 11 tonnes of narcotics in a vast, multi-city sweep.
Pope Francis calls on the Philippine government to tackle corruption and help the poor suffering from “scandalous social inequalities” in Asia’s most Catholic country.
Asia accounted for three-quarters of global maritime piracy last year after a surge in tanker hijackings in the region.
Filipino priest Jess Siva is a father in two senses of the word, a fact that the Catholic Church continues to take issue with.
Sri Lanka’s new government asks police to investigate what it called a “diabolical conspiracy” by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa to hold on to power.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government approved a record $42 billion military budget on Wednesday to counter China’s rising military might.
Hun Sen, Cambodia’s tough and wily prime minister, is one of a handful of political strongmen worldwide who have managed to rule for three decades.
Thailand must empower victims to complain and must crack down on corrupt officials if it wants to tackle its human trafficking problem, activists say.
A group of “mobsters” tries to set off an explosive device in China’s troubled region of Xinjiang, prompting police to shoot six of them dead.
Pope Francis says Sri Lanka needs to find out the truth its long civil war in order to heal scars between religious communities.