A court in China has reduced the sentences of 11 Uighurs convicted of terrorism and endangering state security, including a naturalized Canadian preacher.
Thai junta chief Prayuth is relying increasingly on the security measure to push through unpopular policies and kickstart stalled reforms, say critics.
The son of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns as leader of a federal state, saying he was ousted for criticizing Prime Minister Najib.
North Korea told UN agencies on Tuesday it plans to launch a satellite as early as next week, a move that could advance its long-range missile technology.
A Scottish tourist, his teenaged stepdaughter and a Burmese mahout were attacked by an elephant during a trek on the island of Koh Samui.
India’s top court agrees to re-examine a colonial-era law that makes homosexual acts punishable by up to a decade in prison.
A Thai professor of Burmese is motivated by higher enrollment from Thai students studying the language of their neighbors.
Young Chinese men are studying drone operation with the hope of landing lucrative pilot jobs in agriculture, film or law enforcement.
Taiwan’s legislature on Monday chose a new speaker from the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party following its victory in elections last month.
Thailand, facing possible trade sanctions over abuses in its seafood industry, says it will ramp up fight against human trafficking and unregulated fishing.
An Indian court sentenced three men to death for raping and killing a 20-year-old woman in a case that led to calls for greater safety for women.
A Sri Lankan court has ordered a son of the country’s former strongman leader to be detained during an investigation into money laundering allegations.
Dozens of fishermen from Burma are discovered in a small room, allegedly confined there by a trafficking gang led.
Kevin Garratt, a Canadian arrested in China two years ago on suspicion of stealing state secrets has been charged, the Canadian government has confirmed.
India took a step toward modernizing its cities on Thursday by awarding 20 with funds to solve problems from shoddy sewage treatment to snarled traffic.