Two British tourists are found battered to death on a southern Thai resort island that is one of the country’s most popular diving destinations.
When voters in Fiji head to the polls they will vote for a leader and judge their military junta’s claim of having ended ethnic conflict.
India extends a US$100 million export credit to Vietnam for defense deals and tightens energy ties ahead of a visit by China’s President Xi Jinping.
Some 9,000 Rohingya who fled Burma’s Arakan State live in India, where they eke out a meager existence doing manual work, often underpaid and exploited.
North Korea’s Supreme Court convicts a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage, sentencing him to six years of hard labor.
The Philippines investigates the involvement of Filipino Islamists in the Syrian civil war after two locals were reported killed fighting for Islamic State militant group.
India pushes development along its disputed border with China as the new government seeks to close the gap on its neighbor’s superior transport network.
Investigators look into the death of Zhou Yongkang’s wife as they look to strengthen their case against the highest-ranking target of an anti-corruption campaign.
Singapore bans a documentary on political exiles who live abroad, saying it undermines national security. The move highlights Singapore’s uneasiness over public debate on politics.
As China boldly asserts its territorial claims along the East Asian coast, several Asian nations are scrambling to spend more defense dollars.
Amnesty International issued a scathing appraisal of the first 100 days of military rule in Thailand, highlighting repression, human rights violations and arbitrary detention.
The Philippines president proposed to give Muslims in the south the ability to run their own government as part of a peace plan.
China’s Communist Party and pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong are set for a long battle over what it means to have “one country, two systems.”
Scientists announce the discovery in China of fossils belonging to three squirrel-like mammals that thrived in the trees of the Jurassic Period.
Pakistani militant Asim Umar will spearhead the jihadist group’s campaign to spread its activities across the subcontinent, including into Burma.
Japan and the United States are exploring the possibility of Tokyo acquiring offensive weapons that would allow Japan to project power far beyond its borders.
Lawmakers are expected to vote this week on legislation that ends direct elections for governors and mayors, amid concerns about weakening the democratic system.
The shortages affects people from both upscale gated communities and dust-blown slums, as every day, the city’s supply falls more than 160 million gallons short.
As he prepares to move in to Bangkok’s Government House, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is making efforts to sweep away any occult challenge.
State media has reported the deaths of 323 people in violence related to the far western Xinjiang region, nearly half of them inflicted by police.