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.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, ignoring US criticism, flew to a disputed island in the South China Sea on Thursday to reaffirm Taipei’s sovereignty.
A craze for lifelike dolls thought to bring good luck is sweeping Thailand, reflecting wider anxiety as the economy struggles nearly two years after a coup.
North Korea may be preparing to launch a long-range missile as soon as within a week, Japan’s Kyodo news agency reported early on Thursday.
Singapore has plans for constitutional changes that would result in more opposition politicians in its parliament, long dominated by the People’s Action Party.
Top US and Chinese officials are at odds over how to deal with North Korea’s latest nuclear weapons test and ease tensions over the South China Sea.
Vietnam’s Communist Party reelected to its central committee key policymakers and incumbent ministers on Tuesday, signaling wholesale changes may not ensue.
The US Secretary of State called Wednesday for China to do more to rein in North Korea’s nuclear activities and decrease tensions over the South China Sea.
Malaysia’s attorney general says PM committed no criminal offenses regarding $681 million transferred into his bank account from the Saudi royal family.
The Chinese government has released and deported a Swedish man it accused of training and funding unlicensed lawyers in the country.
Ethnic protesters in Nepal reject a constitutional amendment in a bid to end months of protests that have blocked a key border crossing with India.
Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister nominate him for a key Communist Party panel in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country.
Malaysian police detain seven men suspected of being an Islamic State militant cell that was plotting attacks, authorities say.
A Thai military court will release 14 detained student activists but they will still face sedition chargesfor defying the junta’s ban on political gatherings.
Recent events have added new urgency to otherwise routine US-led training on investigating blast scenes, held at least once a year in Thailand.