Three founders of a campaign that helped spark pro-democracy protests surrendered to police Wednesday, saying the time has come to end increasingly violent street demonstrations.
Filipino priests sing and dance in a new musical based on the life of Pope Francis aiming to draw more young people to the church.
The Obama administration has disputed veiled Chinese criticism of America’s alliances in the Asia-Pacific, saying the region would be more volatile without them.
India speeds up a navy modernization program and leans on neighbors to curb Chinese submarine activity in the Indian Ocean, as Beijing expands its fleet.
An electoral pummeling for Taiwan’s pro-Beijing ruling party and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have delivered a reality check to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Thai banks hitch a ride on the caravan of Thai companies departing for new Greater Mekong region growth centers, which includes Burma and southern China.
India inches closer to settling a long-simmering border dispute with Bangladesh, possibly signaling a softer line from nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Beijing has moved to placate rivals but the root causes of tension remain.
Thailand’s Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn asks the government to strip his wife’s family of their royally issued surname.
Guo Feixiong, an activist who organized rallies for media freedom, has pleaded not guilty to charges of disturbing public order in an all night trial.
Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists clash with police early as they try to encircle government headquarters, defying orders from authorities to retreat.
Thirty years after a cyanide leak killed thousands in India, the toxic legacy of a pesticide factory owned by US multinational Union Carbide lives on.
Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of leader Kim Jong Un, takes a senior position in the North Korean party.
The former small-town mayor who has championed a people-centric approach to governance finds himself at the helm of Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
India’s Central Bureau of Investigation has refuted an earlier post-mortem report, claiming that two cousins allegedly raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh actually committed suicide.
The United Front spreads China’s influence by gaining control over groups not affiliated with the Communist Party that are often outside the mainland.
Japan considers creating a government-backed financing arm for weapons exports, a move that would accelerate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s shift away from Japan’s pacifist past.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand has opted for a reverse-psychology approach in an effort to lure tourists back to the Kingdom after recent strife.
Hong Kong police arrest two of the student leaders at the heart of pro-democracy protests that have shaken the Asian financial hub since August.
Twenty years after India officially abandoned targets for mass sterilization, doctors, healthcare workers and family planning experts say they remain in practice.