Nepal plunged deeper into crisis on Friday after feuding politicians, throwing microphones and shoes, failed to meet a deadline to table a new constitution.
Thailand’s military-appointed legislature impeaches former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a move that could further polarize a divided nation plagued by a decade of political turmoil.
A new robust Indian diplomacy has delighted Washington, which has been nudging India for years to dovetail with the US strategic pivot toward the region.
Residents of a village near Pattaya have voted to expel 48 people living in a HIV hospice, highlighting lingering discrimination against Thais living with AIDS.
China’s land reclamation in contested reefs in the South China Sea has become “massive,” and continues despite protests from other countries, a Philippine official says.
For Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who this month celebrated 30 years in power, the Internet’s popularity is both a threat and an opportunity.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says his new government will restore democratic checks and balances after a decade of increasingly authoritarian rule under former president Rajapaksa.
Tough Chinese security laws could be introduced in Hong Kong, stoking fears China may tighten control there after last year’s pro-democracy street protests.
At least three people were injured during a brawl in Nepal’s parliament, with opposition legislators in a heated debate over the nation’s new constitution.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen takes a swipe at the country’s opposition and threatens its lawmakers with jail, accusing them of breaching a political truce.
Indonesia is sticking to its policy of executing drug offenders, including foreigners, despite the withdrawal of Dutch and Brazilian ambassadors from Jakarta.
Transgender sex workers are among the most marginalized and vulnerable populations in China, facing exposure to HIV and abuse by police, a rights group says.
Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals by foreign leaders and on Saturday executed by firing squad six people convicted of drug trafficking.
Sri Lanka expels the Colombo station chief of India’s spy agency, accusing him of helping the opposition oust President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka’s new government will review Chinese infrastructure projects awarded under the previous administration in a move bound to please Indian and Western powers.
Scholars probe the turbulent history of the territory known as the ‘roof of the world’ in a new book titled, “Tibet: An Unfinished Story.”
Thailand's constitution will include the term “third gender” for the first time, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities.
Police in China have arrested tens of thousands for drug-related crimes and seized more than 11 tonnes of narcotics in a vast, multi-city sweep.
Pope Francis calls on the Philippine government to tackle corruption and help the poor suffering from “scandalous social inequalities” in Asia’s most Catholic country.
Asia accounted for three-quarters of global maritime piracy last year after a surge in tanker hijackings in the region.