A Bangladesh court bans the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country.
Foreign investment in Myanmar was almost five times higher in the last fiscal year than the previous year, figures published on Monday showed.
Aussino Group shares plunge after the Singapore Exchange rejects its application for a reverse takeover deal with a company linked to a blacklisted Burma tycoon.
The United States is optimistic China will increase scrutiny of financial transactions to Pyongyang that could contravene fresh UN sanctions.
Burma’s Parliament rejects a proposal to limit foreign ownership in certain sectors— including agriculture and businesses that could affect the environment—to 49 percent.
Burma’s Parliament takes the first step towards possibly amending the country’s military-drafted Constitution, which bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from the presidency.
Some Chinese react with anger to an “execution parade” on state television of four foreign men sentenced to death for killing 13 Chinese sailors.
Senior Muslim scholars appeal to Islamist rebels holding an Arab journalist hostage in the Philippines since June to free him immediately.
Washington’s security pivot to the Asia-Pacific region will continue despite drastic US budget cuts, says the top Pentagon official for Asia.
China’s Communist Party chief Xi Jinping pledges peaceful ties during a meeting with a Taiwan delegation, suggesting he won’t dramatically Beijing’s policy towards the island.
The US has relaxed sanctions on four Burma banks. It was also announced that a group of US business leaders are visiting Burma this week.
The Thai Football Association has begun an investigation into claims that match fixers attempted to rig the result of November’s FA Cup final.
A group of Burmese nationals rescued off the coast of Sri Lanka say they threw 98 people overboard after they died of starvation and dehydration.
The occupation of a village in Malaysia is linked to a peace deal between the Philippines and Muslim rebels that has alienated traditional rulers.
Cambodia’s parliament approves a guarantee for the purchase of electricity generated by a controversial hydropower dam that activists say could trigger a food security crisis.
Famine killed thousands of North Koreans at a time when the ruling regime was staging mass celebrations to mark the birth of the state’s founder.