Villagers accuse local officials of covering up the health effects of environmental damage by offering milk for medical records.
Washington will seek to calm tensions stoked by recent Chinese oil drilling in disputed waters of the South China Sea at an upcoming Asean meeting.
North Korea is pushing forward with missile development, and both China and Russia are stepping up military activity in East Asia.
Censors under Thailand’s military junta ban a city-building simulation computer game, saying it could hurt the country’s security.
More than 1,800 people are injured as a magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Yunnan province, causing about 12,000 mostly brick homes collapse.
The unidentified couple left behind their baby boy, Gammy, who was born by a 21-year-old Thai woman, because he has Down syndrome.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers Nepal US$1 billion in development loans aimed at shoring up support in a region where China is making inroads.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in India this week ahead of a visit by the country’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi in September.
Malaysia’s prime minister calls on Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatists to agree to a ceasefire in the area where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.
Thailand’s junta appoints a military-dominated interim legislature in another step in the slow return of promised electoral democracy.
A moderate but vocal proponent of rights for the Uighur Muslim minority has been accused of separatism amid renewed violence in the far west.
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.
Russian banks and companies shut out of Western funding markets are unlikely to be greeted with open arms and ready wallets in Asia.
An armed mob rampaged through part of China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead, state media report.
The Philippines will propose a freeze on activity that raises tension in the South China Sea’s disputed waters at a regional security meeting next month.
The communist regime’s two surviving top leaders are about to be sentenced in the first case brought against them for crimes against humanity.
Amid a campaign to purge corrupt officials, the Communist Party officially announces it is probing the feared ex-security chief for “serious violations of party discipline.”
The attack, by about 40 to 50 Abu Sayyaf militants armed with assault rifles, targeted Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan.
Philippine officials welcome the birth of the country’s 100 millionth citizen amid concerns about how to ensure a decent life for its swelling population.
The US secretary of state is trying to revitalize ties with the massive South Asian country as a counterbalance to China’s rising power in Asia.