A powerful earthquake struck northeastern India before dawn Monday, killing at least four people and injuring nearly 100, with the toll expected to rise.
Vietnam has accused China of violating its sovereignty and a confidence-building pact by landing a plane in a contested part of the South China Sea.
Rattled by the potential economic fallout from millions of unsold homes, China wants migrant workers to buy properties in smaller cities.
China and Taiwan began operating the first telephone hotline between the two nations on Wednesday, set up as a confidence building and tension reducing measure.
A new prison in Bangkok is an unprecedented expansion of the military's control over the criminal justice system, according to lawyers and rights groups.
Activists largely welcomed China’s first national anti-domestic violence law Monday, although some criticized omissions of sexual violence and gay couples.
South Korea and Japan reached a landmark agreement on Monday to resolve the issue of “comfort women,” that has long plagued ties between the neighbors.
A group of about 15 gunmen attacked a police station in Indonesia’s Papua province, killing three officers and wounding two others, police said Monday.
Research into the Red Star OS illustrates the challenges North Korea faces in trying to embrace the benefits of the internet while keeping a tight grip on culture.
China's parliament passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday that allows the military to venture overseas on counterterror operations.
China says it will not renew press credentials for a French journalist, effectively expelling her following a harsh media campaign against her reporting.
Defense lawyer Aung Myo Thant speaks to The Irrawaddy on the death penalty verdict handed down to two Burmese migrants Thursday in the Koh Tao murder case.
Thai authorities must step up witness protection for a major human trafficking trial, activists said on Thursday, as the first witnesses gave evidence.
Japan’s Cabinet approved a record-high military spending plan Thursday, endorsing proposals to purchase pricey US surveillance drones and F-35 fighter jets.
Cambodia's prime minister defended his government's energy policy on Wednesday and hit back at environmentalists by suggesting their electricity be cut off.