Thailand is urging businesses to hire more older people to soften the impact of the aging workforce and to limit the rising cost of its pension scheme.
China’s first case of the Zika virus has been found in a 34-year-old man who recently traveled to Venezuela and is now making a speedy recovery.
The United Nations will not force Sri Lanka to use international judges in investigating war crimes, but any process must be impartial, UN official says.
Efforts by Bangladesh’s prime minister to undermine political opposition could provide openings for transnational terrorist groups, US intelligence says.
Hong Kong’s Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos this week as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling local delicacies.
China has pledged to reward people who report online “terrorist” content up to 100,000 yuan (US$15,200) for each tip off, an official news agency reported.
A Spanish man who is the prime suspect in the gruesome murder of a fellow Spaniard was in Thai custody Monday after being arrested in Cambodia.
The death toll from an earthquake in southern Taiwan on Saturday has climbed to 35, with some 100 people still listed as missing under a 17-story building.
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.