Many North Koreans risk their lives to reach the South, but often find themselves lost in a nation where they hoped to feel at home.
Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, a phenomenon increasingly afflicting young and female employees.
Crowded Jakarta plans to suspend its peak-time rule of three people to one car, leaving passengers for hire, known as jockeys, out of a job.
Northern India’s chronic air pollution now threatens the holiest Sikh shrine, making the once-gleaming walls of the Golden Temple dingy and dull.
Vietnam’s parliament elects Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as its chairwoman, making her the first woman to lead the Communist-dominated legislature.
Thailand’s junta gives the military new police-like powers to arrest and detain criminal suspects, drawing criticism from rights groups fearful of potential human rights violatio
New research reveals that Indonesia’s so-called “hobbits,” extinct relatives of modern humans that stood about 3 feet tall, evidently disappeared much earlier than first thou
A senior US diplomat says that if North Korea keeps advancing its weapons programs, the US will be forced to take defensive measures China will not like.
Thailand’s election commission expects 80 percent of eligible voters to turn out for an August referendum on a controversial constitution critics have vowed to boycott.
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is “making a fool” of Tibetan Buddhism with suggestions he may not reincarnate, a Chinese official writes.
For decades, Hong Kong thrived as an Asian business hub, but now, recent political and economic ills from mainland China are eroding that edge.
Taiwan’s opposition Nationalist Party has picked as its new leader a woman it had ditched as its presidential candidate weeks before January’s election.
Indonesia’s government is under pressure to boost protection for indigenous peoples’ rights, after a state-led inquiry identified dozens of violations.
North Korea successfully tested a solid-fuel engine that boosted the power of its ballistic rockets, state media reported on Thursday.
Video of a fatal car crash is widely shared on social media, reigniting a debate about the impunity of the rich and well-connected in Thailand.