North Korea releases a Chinese fishing boat after it was taken from waters between the two countries, the boat’s owner says.
China’s new premier visits India as the neighboring giants look to speed up efforts to settle a decades-old boundary dispute and boost economic ties.
Shortcomings in Jakarta’s health care system may be a sign of chaos to come when the government implements a nationwide health insurance program next year.
A Bangladesh court bans the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country.
China downplays border tensions with India days before the new Chinese premier visits the neighboring country on his first foreign visit since taking office.
A Russian-financed search engine seeking to challenge Google’s dominance in Vietnam is redirecting queries for some politically sensitive terms to the American company’s search engine.
A Japanese mayor who outraged many with remarks about Japan’s wartime sexual services stands by his comments, but says he may have lacked “international sensitivity.”
Bangladesh is evacuating one million people with Cyclone Mahasen expected to hit its low-lying delta coast on Thursday evening.
The Philippine president apologizes to Taiwan for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine coast guard personnel, after Taiwan rejected an earlier apology.
Arctic states agree to let rising economic powers China, India and South Korea become observers to their diplomatic council.
The world’s largest retailer steps up its factory inspections in Bangladesh, but an industry-wide agreement on improving safety has yet to be reached.
Taiwan says it is recalling its representative to the Philippines over Manila’s “informal and insincere” apology for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman.
Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada leads in the vote-count for mayor of Manila.
Bangladeshi salvage workers near the end of their search for victims of the collapse of a factory building that killed at least 1,127 people.
Police in China frequently beat, torture and arbitrarily detain suspected sex workers, often with little evidence that they engaged in prostitution, Human Rights Watch says.
A seamstress who survived 17 days before being rescued from a collapsed garment factory was panicked but in generally good condition, according to her doctors.
Taiwan tells the Philippines to apologize to the family of a Taiwanese fisherman who died in a shooting in the South China Sea.
The unexpected spike in asylum seekers draws fresh scrutiny of Hanoi’s deteriorating human rights record.
The death toll from a garment factory building that collapsed more than two weeks ago outside the Bangladeshi capital soars past 1,000.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi ends his tour of four Asean countries by reaffirming his country’s recalcitrant position on the South China Sea, sowing mistrust.