Thailand has calmed down from the long stint of political turmoil and violence that saw scores killed on the streets of Bangkok three years ago.
Online media like Twitter, YouTube and Facebook explode in Malaysia, transforming electioneering for both the opposition and the government.
With more than half a million people dying prematurely in China every year due to the country’s extreme pollution, real change can’t happen soon enough.
Indonesia is finding that some of its biggest and longest-term investors are losing patience with policy shifts and the climate of hostility toward multinational companies.
Although the Thai government has developed a reconstruction plan focused on immediate relief and recovery, another flood like 2011 could be disastrous for the nation.
A sophisticated plot in the Philippines attempted to frame a Canadian mining company in a fake murder scheme.
Taking sides in one of the great debates in Asia, the Japanese news Web sites Rocket News 24 and Livedoor have declared that the uniforms worn by female Thai university students are the sexiest in the world.
Substandard construction and inadequate design cause delays and frustrate millions at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport which opened only six years ago on what amounted to a swamp.
The emergence of free media in Burma after six decades of oppression is not going the way anybody expected just weeks ago, and the trend is ominous.
Rights groups report that Burmese authorities and Arakanese extremists are terrorizing ethnic Rohingyas and burning them out of their homes.
Thai construction and energy companies press ahead with a 1,260-MW dam on the Mekong River in Laos despite opposition from three governments.
With the rest of the world rushing toward rapprochement with Burma, a caucus of Southeast Asian legislators has bucked the tide, urging the US government to maintain sanctions on business activities.