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.
A US official postpones a visit to India while New Delhi orders the closure of a club for expatriate Americans amid a worsening diplomatic row.
China lambasts Japan for comparing it to Lord Voldemort, after both countries used the character to describe each other in a diplomatic spat.
Thailand’s state anti-corruption body ruled that 308 pro-government lawmakers acted illegally in seeking to pass a bill to make Parliament’s upper house an all-elected body.
Bangladesh’s garment industry, the world’s second biggest after China, has seen orders from overseas retailers drop amid recent political turmoil in the South Asian nation.
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea with a team of retired basketball players to mark the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un.
China destroys 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stockpile in an unprecedented move wildlife groups say shows growing concern about the black market trade.
A day after rolling to victory, Sheikh Hasina holds her stance that a fresh poll can be called only if her rivals halt violence.
Cambodia’s opposition party leader vows not to give up anti-government protests despite violent police crackdowns and threats of legal action against him and his colleagues.
Despite efforts to discourage property speculation and develop affordable housing in China’s cities, a steady stream of job-seekers from the countryside have kept prices soaring.
Bangladesh’s ruling party is leading in a national election boycotted by the opposition amid concerns by the international community that the process was deeply flawed.
Cambodian military police opened fire with assault rifles on Friday to quell a protest by garment factory workers demanding higher pay, killing three people.
Islamic authorities in Malaysia seize 321 Bibles from a Christian group that used the word Allah to refer to God, signaling growing intolerance.
The Muslim minority Chinese nationals who were held at the Guantanamo Bay prison are labeled as terrorists by Beijing.
Buddhist monks and labor leaders are detained after an armed military unit clashes with workers striking for higher wages in Phnom Penh.