Suspected militants kill five soldiers and wound five others in two roadside attacks in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued southern provinces.
China’s government detains 70 people in ethnic Tibetan areas as it steps up a crackdown on self-immolations aimed at protesting communist rule.
A local official and a driver are detained after a 13-month-old boy dies during an argument with his family for violating China’s one-child policy.
Suspected militants rob and kill four fruit traders in Thailand’s south, while police arrest a suspect wanted for a deadly hotel bombing in the region.
An international rights group criticizes Malaysia for deporting six ethnic Uighur Chinese who were seeking asylum, saying it has put the men’s lives in danger.
The political leader of Tibetan exiles accuses China of holding “sham” trials against eight Tibetans convicted of inciting others to set themselves on fire.
Burma’s government abolishes a ban on public gatherings of more than five people first promulgated on the day a military junta seized power in 1988.
China successfully tests a heavy air force freighter that could be used to substantially boost the Chinese military’s global reach.
The World Bank announces a long-awaited deal to allow Burma to clear part of its huge decades-old foreign debt, opening the door for new lending.
Kenyan runner Joseph Kariuki won Burma’s first-ever official marathon race on Sunday, which started and finished near the foot of Rangoon’s Shwedagon Pagoda.
A key outpost protecting the headquarters of the Kachin Independence Army has fallen to government troops, according to a spokesman for the ethnic armed group.
Cambodia reports three new human cases of bird flu, two of them fatal, in the first three weeks of this year.
Rescuers find four more bodies on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 16 in two separate landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Indonesia.
China says that the US has “undeniable historical responsibility” in Beijing’s dispute with Japan over islands in the East China Sea.
Burma’s military declared Friday it will stop its attacks on Kachin rebels in the country’s north because it has achieved its goal of securing an army outpost there.
Japan’s prime minister agrees to strengthen economic and security ties with Thailand during a visit aimed at reinforcing alliances amid tensions over China’s growing assertiveness.
A US Navy minesweeper remains stuck on a coral reef in the Philippines, as the crew struggles to extract the ship.
Burma’s government invites local and foreign companies to submit proposals for nationwide telecommunications services, as the country’s telecoms minister steps down.
Kachin ethnic rebels battling the government in northern Burma say they have shot down a military helicopter, but the army says it crashed due to engine failure.
Burma’s Information Ministry revokes the publishing license of a magazine, saying it violated regulations by publishing sexual material when it was supposed to cover fashion.