South Korea proposes resuming stalled talks with Pyongyang amid heightened diplomatic tension after Seoul’s key ally the United States blamed the North for a cyberattack.
Several countries have joined the search for a missing AirAsia jet that disappeared more than 24 hours ago on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore.
American filmmaker Olivia Wyatt discusses her new documentary that explores the culture and mythology of the Moken—the nomadic “sea gypsies” of Burma and Thailand.
India seeks cooperation from Bhutan, Burma and Bangladesh in an offensive against tribal militants who have killed at least 80 people in Assam state.
Russia offers sympathy to North Korea amid the Sony hacking scandal, saying the movie sparking the dispute is so scandalous that Pyongyang’s anger is “understandable.”
Beachside memorials and religious services are planned across Asia to mark the 10th anniversary of one of modern history’s worst natural disasters.
India deploys military helicopters to hunt down tribal militants in the northeastern state of Assam after rebels kill 75 people this week.
Authorities in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou crack down on Christian communities, toppling crosses and banning all Christmas celebrations in kindergartens and grade schools.
After being ravaged by the Boxing Day tsunami in 2004, Sri Lankan village Seenigama is bouncing back with the help of a local charity.
In a new report, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, a US think tank, advocates an “asymmetric approach” to Taiwan’s defense strategy.
India imposes a curfew in parts of the northeastern state of Assam after rebels kill 48 people in a series of attacks.
Elections to return Thailand to democracy will come in February 2016 at the earliest, a Thai leader says, a delay Washington calls “unwise and unjustified.”
India cuts 20 percent of its healthcare budget, putting at risk disease control initiatives in a country with some of the world’s lowest health spending.
Rising seas combine with a subsiding cityscape in Jakarta, where an urban sprawl of 28 million people is sinking faster than anywhere else on Earth.
An unlicensed medical practitioner suspected of negligently infecting more than 100 villagers in northwestern Cambodia with HIV is charged with murder and other crimes.
In further signs that President Xi Jinping is consolidating his power, his predecessor Hu Jintao’s top aide has been placed under investigation for disciplinary violations.
US President Barack Obama says the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.
India’s most powerful Hindu group vows to continue with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that affects parliament.
A decade after the Indian Ocean Boxing Day tsunami killed more than 200,000 people, experts and officials say weaknesses remain in regional early-warning systems.
Beijing is tightening its control after a series of grassroots protest actions in the former Portuguese colony and gambling hub.