A year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, key data remains unknown—fueling conspiracy theories and debate about one of aviation’s biggest mysteries.
Architects and governments worldwide are brainstorming solutions as climate change brews storms, floods and rising sea levels that threaten communities in low-lying coastal cities.
As the Kokang conflict continues, a senior Chinese official has asked Burma to reduce tensions on the border.
China’s defense budget will rise about 10 percent this year, outpacing the slowing Chinese economy as the country ramps up investment in high-tech equipment.
In a surprise decision, the UN-backed war crimes tribunal in Cambodia charges two former cadres of the 1970s Khmer Rouge regime with crimes against humanity.
Large-scale deforestation could cause monsoon rains to shift south, cutting rainfall in India by nearly a fifth, scientists say.
Two Malaysian airplane catastrophes don’t seem to have harmed the country’s tourism industry, with visitor numbers showing their strongest growth in years.
Hong Kong police arrest 38 people after demonstrators clash with police, in the latest sign of tension caused by China’s influence in the city.
A new documentary on China’s environmental woes racks up more than 28 million online views in two days, underscoring growing concern over the impact of pollution.
Bangladeshis gather to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka.
North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, warning of “merciless strikes” against its enemies as Seoul and Washington launch annual military drills.
Amid a series of Sangha scandals, a monk calls for radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing that huge donations and rapid modernization are corrupting monks.
At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at Cambodia’s sacred site of Angkor Wat.
Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, is on life support in intensive care while being treated for severe pneumonia.
China imposes a one-year ban on ivory imports amid criticism that its citizens’ appetite for ivory fuels poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
A growing number of refugees live in cities and towns around the world, where they lead lives of tenuous legality and struggle to survive.
Thailand's parliament votes in favor of a bill that restricts political demonstrations, something critics fear will be used to smother dissent after martial law ends.
A shipping company that famously tried to hide fighter jets under a cargo of sugar later sought to evade UN sanctions by renaming its vessels.
A sophisticated network of brokers and agents recruits Burmese and Cambodia laborers through trickery and kidnapping to work on Thai fishing vessels in slave-like conditions.
Philippine troops battled about 300 Abu Sayyaf rebels in fighting Wednesday that left two soldiers and five militants dead in the country's restive south.