Challenges from Ma Ba Tha seem likely to continue, despite the religious group’s support for a rival pro-military party that was trounced in elections.
The UN Security Council has condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called another “intolerable provocation.”
Sri Lanka’s ethnic Tamil leaders have asked the UN to help determine the fate of more than 4,000 civilians reported missing in the country’s long civil war.
A Chinese journalist and rights activist who disappeared in Thailand last month is now under investigation in China, his wife said on Thursday.
Bangkok police have said they have identified a man whose body parts were found floating in the city’s Chao Phraya River as a Spanish consultant.
South Korea and Japan have vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket North Korea plans to fire this month.
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.