Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai and India’s Kailash Satyarthi have highlighted the importance of uniting people across borders and religions by educating children and freeing them from poverty.
Indonesia’s defense spending could grow to US$20 billion annually by 2019 to protect its sovereignty, including in South China Sea territory near China’s claims.
A recent Korean Air Lines flight was delayed when its chairman’s daughter ordered a senior crew member off the plane.
The Burmese Embassy in Malaysia is verifying police claims that at least 15 detained murder suspects are Burmese nationals, the embassy said on Tuesday.
The alleged rape of a woman by a taxi driver sparks debate over whether India has become safer after a notorious gang rape in 2012.
Typhoon Hagupit weakens into a tropical storm after leaving at least 21 people dead and forcing more than a million into shelters.
A Chinese court has convicted eight people on charges of leading terror groups and masterminding attacks which left 46 people dead in the country’s west.
The criminal case against China’s ex-security chief not only plays to public demands to curb corruption—it leaves Xi more solidly in control than ever.
The incumbent Liberal Democratic Party is set to sweep Japan’s lower house of parliament, the result of widespread dissatisfaction with the main opposition party.
Typhoon Hagupit weakens after leaving at least three people dead and sending more than a million others into shelters in the Philippines.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong weigh their options on whether to call off more than two months of street demonstrations or change tactics.
Despite its poverty and isolation, North Korea has poured resources into a sophisticated cyber-warfare cell, believed to be responsible for hacking into Sony Pictures computers.
A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braces for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific.
The US president says his Chinese counterpart has consolidated power faster than any Chinese leader in decades, raising human rights concerns and worrying China’s neighbors.
Indonesia may force state giant Pertamina to disband its Singapore trading unit or relocate it to bring more transparency to operations.
Three founders of a campaign that helped spark pro-democracy protests surrendered to police Wednesday, saying the time has come to end increasingly violent street demonstrations.
Filipino priests sing and dance in a new musical based on the life of Pope Francis aiming to draw more young people to the church.
The Obama administration has disputed veiled Chinese criticism of America’s alliances in the Asia-Pacific, saying the region would be more volatile without them.
India speeds up a navy modernization program and leans on neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as Beijing expands its fleet.
An electoral pummeling for Taiwan’s pro-Beijing ruling party and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have delivered a reality check to Chinese President Xi Jinping.