China celebrates the 120th birthday of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China, on Thursday, but will be scaling back festivities.
Since typhoon Haiyan hit last month, the amount of money sent home by some 10 million Filipinos living and working abroad has surged.
Years of rapid growth have been driven by commodities exports and investment from neighboring countries, but experts warn the economy is “overheating.”
In China, where family loyalty is a cornerstone of society, over 1,000 parents have sued their children for financial support over the last 15 years.
The owner of a Bangladesh garment says he is “saddened and astonished” that he had been charged with culpable homicide for a deadly fire blaze.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman hold tryouts for a North Korean team to face a dozen NBA veterans in an exhibition game next month.
More than 100,000 anti-government demonstrators turn out for marches and rallies in Bangkok after opposition vows to boycott election.
Recent cases show that Beijing is careful not to harm its own economy with policy of “undeclared sanctions” it uses against countries that interfere in its affairs.
Editor of the Phuketwan says site has been charged under Thailand’s 2007 Computer Crime Act after publishing stories alleging military involvement in trafficking boat people.
A cultural gulf is exposed over a commonplace security procedure in the United States that has riled Indians and strained ties between the two nations.
Anti-government protesters return to Bangkok streets, turning a major intersection into a lunchtime picnic spot in their bid to force the prime minister from office
Germany, France and Britain are selling technology including engines, sonar and radar equipment and designs for helicopters to China, amid growing territorial disputes in Asia.
Chinese journalists must pass a new ideology exam to keep their press cards, in what reporters say is another example of increasing media control.
The impoverished Asian nation and its neighbor are in arbitration over a deal to share oil and gas reserves on the seabed between the two countries.
More than 200 people in Bangladesh have died in political violence this year, and many say that emergency rule under the army looks increasingly likely.
India reacts after one of its diplomats in New York complained of “barbaric” treatment when she was arrested and strip-searched by US authorities.
New legislation would appoint an ombudsman to monitor corruption in the prime minister’s office and government departments.
The United States provides the Philippines’ security forces with US$40 million in new assistance in part to help the country protect its territorial waters.
Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand say they will step up their protests in an attempt to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office.
Miss International 2012 winner Ikumi Yoshimatsu has been barred from an event over controversy around her refusal to sign up to a major talent agency.