Survivors of multiple earthquakes in southwestern China wait for shelter and other supplies amid forecasts of heavy rains that are likely to hinder search efforts.
Burma’s government has formed a commission to investigate the causes of recent sectarian violence in which at least 83 people were killed.
Aung San Suu Kyi meets with the president for their first talks since the Nobel Peace Prize laureate became a member of parliament.
Two Thai men are sentenced to life in prison for murdering an Australian tourist they attempted to rob in Phuket.
Burma’s newly assertive press corps rally Saturday against the suspension of two weekly magazines in a once unthinkable act of defiance against government censors.
UH human rights expert calls for an urgent independent investigation into recent bloody sectarian violence in Arakan State.
A tropical storm inches across northern Taiwan after already dumping up to five feet of rain that has flooded farmland, swollen rivers and claimed lives.
A Chinese badminton star is apparently quitting the sport after she was one of eight players disqualified from the Olympics doubles tournament for trying to lose.
The United States expresses concern over the self-immolation of a prominent Vietnamese blogger’s mother and called on the government to free those facing trial.
Four Thai soldiers are shot to death at close range in a brazen daylight attack carried out by suspected Muslim insurgents in Thailand’s violence-prone south.
Apple Inc. releases its new operating system for Mac computers with features borrowed from mobile devices and a tighter integration with online file storage.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi set to continue world tour since her election to Parliament by accepting an award in the United States in September.
Ten Southeast Asian nations have agreed on a code of conduct to prevent armed clashes over the South China Sea but still seek China’s approval.
An exile group releases a graphic video of two Tibetans collapsing in flames during yet another suicidal protest against Chinese rule.
Bangladeshi officials intercept an additional 128 Rohingya refugees fleeing sectarian violence in western Burma who will be briefly detained and then sent back.
The violence that swept Arakan State over the past week killed 29 people and inflicted similar damage on both opposing communities, according to official figures.
Aung San Suu Kyi falls ill from exhaustion during a press conference in Swiss city of Berne during her first trip to Europe for 24 years.
Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh to keep its border open to people seeking refuge from sectarian violence in western Burma.
At least three people dead and 10 missing as big waves sink boat in the southwestern Philippines while rescuers search for 80 lost fishermen in south.
State media reported the death toll climbed to 21 in western Burma where people fled their burning homes and security forces struggled to contain violence.