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.
A British team has arrived in Burma to begin the first of several digs of rare British fighter planes buried at the end of World War II.
Kachin ethnic rebels say air attacks by the Tatmadaw against them are continuing, but insist they still hold key positions protecting their main base.
Burma’s military finally acknowledges launching airstrikes against Kachin rebels and says it has captured a hilltop from where the insurgents had attacked government supply convoys.
A boat carrying about 70 asylum seekers from Burma’s Rohingya minority has been found adrift off the Thai resort of Phuket.
China launches the world’s longest high-speed rail line that more than halves the time required to travel from Beijing in the north to southern Guangzhou.
Burma plans to use nuclear technology for medical, research and energy purposes but will not develop atomic weapons, says the military chief.
Chelsea scores five goals in a masterful second-half display to beat old rival Leeds 5-1 and reach the semifinals of the League Cup.
Police detain a monk and his nephew in China’s Sichuan Province and accused them of instigating the self-immolations of eight ethnic Tibetans.
Four workers are missing and presumed to have drowned after the partial collapse of a dam being constructed in western Cambodia.
A Beijing court sentences a group of men for illegally detaining people seeking to have their complaints heard by the central government.
Voracious demand for wood to feed factories for exports and satisfy domestic consumers has reportedly turned China into a magnet for the illegal timber trade.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III creates a new body to investigate high-profile human rights cases amid accusations that it is just a public relations exercise.
China’s Communist Party newspaper hails a report by satirical US publication The Onion naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un as the “Sexiest Man Alive.”
A human rights group is urging US President Barack Obama to address abuses in Cambodia during his visit this month to Southeast Asia.
A man threw a pipe bomb at an Indonesian provincial governor while on a stage but the device packed with nails failed to explode.
Aung San Suu Kyi and lawmakers from ethnic minority parties urge the government to deploy more troops to restore peace and stability in western Burma.
The family of a Malaysian man detained for allegedly insulting a state sultan on Facebook calls for his release.
A Tibetan artist dies after setting himself on fire in the latest self-immolation protesting Chinese rule.
Two musicians in Vietnam whose topical songs are popular among overseas Vietnamese are sentenced to prison for criticizing the state prompting international condemnation.