The death toll from a stampede near a temple in central India rose to 109 after many of the injured succumbed, an official says.
Floodwater encircles an industrial estate northeast of Bangkok, adding to fears Thailand could see a repeat of the devastation caused by floods in 2011.
NGOs are calling for action on the land rights of rural people, an issue that is affecting some 2 billion people worldwide.
Researchers believe they have found a squad of hackers for hire, who contract out to governments and possibly businesses.
China will partially lift the blocking on Facebook and Twitter, but they face a daunting task trying to claim a stake of China’s social media.
The UN’s human rights envoy, Navi Pillay, says democracy is being undermined and violence against minorities is rising in Sri Lanka.
Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, wins the European Union’s annual human rights award.
A Chinese investigative journalist has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of government critics to be swept up in Beijing’s crackdown on rumors.
Secretary of State John Kerry says all countries can seek arbitration on territorial claims, backing a US ally in its maritime dispute with China.
The United States and Vietnam sign a pact allowing the transfer of nuclear technology and open the way for US investment in the burgeoning industry.
Greenpeace Southeast Asia argues for a concerted push for renewable energy in Asean, focusing on the economic and environmental benefits of a greener power policy.
Prime Minister Hun Sen pushed ahead with forming a new government and rejected a demand from the opposition to be given senior positions in parliament.
The East Timor government banned all martial arts clubs following deadly gang violence, which has killed and injured scores in recent years.
Some hope Burma’s chairmanship of the Southeast Asian bloc in 2014 will serve as a further incentive for the government to reform.
Over 80 economists, ecologists and policy makers are gathering in Bangkok to look at ways of valuing natural resources so they can be better protected.
British prime minister says he will attend Sri Lanka meeting, despite calls from rights groups to boycott the summit over the country’s human rights record.
The United States and Japan will press China and Southeast Asian nations to discuss the South China Sea dispute at this week’s Asian summit.
Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines release 13 people taken hostage during attack that killed 10.
Law enforcement agency Interpol lauded the work of Singapore authorities for arresting the ‘mastermind’ of the world’s largest football match-fixing syndicate.
India is promoting its years-long effort for expansion of the UN’s most powerful body during the annual gathering of world leaders this week.