Indonesian search and rescue officials report better weather over the presumed crash site of an AirAsia passenger jet, but appear no closer to finding its black box flight recorders.
Thai Prime Minister says his government would step up measures against human trafficking as it scrambles to improve its record in fighting the illegal trade.
Supporters of Sri Lanka’s ruling party have repeatedly violated election laws and police have been unresponsive to violence and intimidation, says a local polling monitor.
Indian and Pakistani intensified cross-border firing, killing an Indian border guard and forcing hundreds of villagers to flee, escalating tensions before visits by US officials.
Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Ranariddh returns to the party that ousted him, in a comeback meant to revive royalist support before a 2018 election.
Clashes between police and opposition activists and a separate attack by unidentified gunmen left at least four people dead amid heightened tensions in the country.
Police in Dhaka have banned all rallies and restricted the movement of the opposition leader, while opposition activists have been detained across the country.
Safety standards imposed on Bangladesh’s garment sector following a deadly factory collapse in 2013 are putting financial strains on the country’s biggest export sector.
Mithripala Sirisena forged many political alliances in Sri Lanka and now appears within striking distance of unseating a president who, just weeks ago, looked unassailable.
A multinational team with acoustic equipment arrives at the suspected crash site of a sunken AirAsia jet, bolstering the search for the plane’s flight recorders.
Grieving relatives have lashed out at authorities for failing to prevent a stampede at Shanghai’s riverfront during New Year’s celebrations.
The sheer volume of flights over Southeast Asia is putting pressure on outdated air traffic control and on pilots to take risky unilateral action.
A body recovered from the crashed AirAsia plane in the Java Sea was wearing a life jacket, raising new questions about how the disaster unfolded.
An Indian court has dropped criminal charges against the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, who was accused of ordering extra-judicial killings in 2005.
It is in Hong Kong’s business sector that China is tightening its grip, even as Beijing struggles to tame the city politically.
China’s Cabinet announced on Tuesday the firing of the top two officials in Kunshan, where an explosion at a factory killed 146 people in August.
Malaysia, southern Thailand and parts of the Philippines are battered by heavy rain and flash floods, killing dozens.
Six bodies and debris floating in Indonesian waters end the mystery of the AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard.
Chinese access to Google Inc.’s email service is blocked amid government efforts to limit or possibly ban access to the US company’s services.
Countries around Asia step up the search for an AirAsia plane presumed to have crashed in shallow waters off the Indonesian coast.