As the region’s foreign ministers descend on Burma, the government hopes it can mediate the divisive South China Sea dispute during its chairmanship of Asean.
Newly released official papers suggest that Margaret Thatcher’s government was involved in planning a deadly attack on the Sikh Golden Temple at Amritsar in 1984.
Thailand’s government sticks to a plan for a February election despite mounting pressure from protesters who have brought parts of Bangkok to a near-standstill.
Rising public awareness about the hazards of smoking and China’s hardening stance on smoking opens an opportunity for e-cigarettes in the world’s biggest tobacco market.
A loud blast shakes the house of a senior Thai opposition leader overnight as protesters trying to oust the government remain camped in central Bangkok.
But the army general charged with ending the sea traffic of would-be refugees from Southeast Asia says he is not yet prepared to declare victory.
Many in Washington, as well as in Southeast Asia, are concerned about China’s intentions as it challenges decades of American military pre-eminence in Asia.
Basketball star Dennis Rodman appeals for the world to set aside politics after sparking an outcry with comments over an American imprisoned in North Korea.
At least four tigers and several other animals have been killed by canine distemper, a virus common in dogs, in the last year.
Government ministries and offices move to temporarily locations as the administration of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attempts to stay in business amid protests.
Hundreds of thousands turn out on the streets of the Thai capital calling for an unelected council to take over the country.
With a bloody civil war over, a group of hardline Buddhist monks is rallying Sri Lankans against what they say is a pernicious threat: Muslims.
Both countries appear eager to defuse the monthlong dispute over the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York.
Demonstrators led by former politician Suthep Thaugsuban begin blocking roads in attempt to choke the Thai capital.
Malaysia will issue high-tech, security-enhanced identity cards to more than 2 million foreign workers to make it easier to find people entering the country illegally.
Forced abortions to enforce China’s population limits are banned when the woman is more than five months pregnant, but the practice continues despite the prohibition.
Opposition members in Bangladesh have gone into hiding as police carry out sweeping raids after the country’s violent national election.
China is beefing up its police powers in the disputed South China Sea and requiring foreign fishermen to ask permission to operate in the waterway.
Dennis Rodman sang “Happy Birthday” to Kim Jong Un before playing a friendly game with former NBA starts as part of his “basketball diplomacy.”
Nauru, the tiny Pacific island that hosts a controversial Australian immigration detention center, is hiking visa costs for foreign journalists by 40 times.