The coalition wins national elections with a weakened majority, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced but exposing vulnerabilities in the process.
With elections just days away, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak faces what some say is a class war.
North Korea sentences an American citizen to 15 years of hard labor, prompting the United States to call for his immediate release.
Indian officials say Chinese soldiers have refused to move back over the so-called Line of Actual Control that divides Indian-ruled territory from Chinese-run land.
Pope Francis condemns the conditions of workers who died in the Bangladesh factory collapse as “slave labor,” calling the unbridled quest for profits “against God.”
An American is sentenced to 15 years of labor for crimes against the state, a development further complicating already strained ties between Pyongyang and Washington.
Two Western retailers promise to compensate families of garment workers killed while making their clothes in a Bangladesh factory building that collapsed last week.
A Muslim rebel group in southern Thailand says it will press for an independent state, threatening a second round of peace talks that started Monday.
Chinese police detain 19 people and seize homemade weapons following a clash between residents and officials that killed 21 people last week in Xinjiang.
For years, Rana Plaza owner Mohammed Sohel Rana sat at the nexus of party politics and Bangladesh’s powerful $20 billion garment.
A year after Kim Jong-un promised to end the “era of belt-tightening” in North Korea, the gap between the haves and have-nots has only grown.
Middle-income Asian economies enjoy better growth prospects than countries in other parts of the world but have room to improve, the IMF said on Monday.
Southeast Asian nations are rowing back on a deadline of forming an “economic community” by 2015 as the group hits tough obstacles to closer union.
Online media like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook explode in Malaysia, transforming electioneering for both the opposition and the government.
The disaster in Savar, an industrial suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital city, is the worst ever for the country’s booming and powerful garment industry.
China and 15 other Asia-Pacific nations will kick off free trade talks next month to create one of the world’s largest trading blocs.
South Korea warns of an unspecified “grave measure” if North Korea rejects talks on a jointly run factory park shuttered for nearly a month.
Rescuers struggle to reach survivors of a disaster that reignited questions about the often lethal conditions the country’s garment industry.
Hong Kong lawmakers fiercely oppose a plan to donate money to a Chinese provincial government for earthquake victims.
Growing Asian demand for ivory and rhino horn as gifts and hangover cures—not for traditional medicine—is fueling a poaching boom.