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.
Thailand's military-ruled government says 99 percent of the country's people are happy with its performance since it took power in a coup last year.
Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the 2012 conviction of a webmaster for not acting quickly enough to delete online comments deemed insulting to the monarchy.
After months behind bars, one of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers left a detention center Tuesday after receiving a suspended prison sentence.
Counterterrorism forces are searching for the leaders of Islamic State sympathizers across Indonesia after arresting men suspected of planning bomb attacks.
Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha releases the lyrics to a new patriotic ballad, the second song he has written since seizing power in 2014.
Rescuers searched Monday for 85 missing people after the collapse of a mountain of construction waste in China’s manufacturing center of Shenzhen.
The doctrinal schism that the Chinese Communist Party is using to hound the Dalai Lama arose long ago in the politics of his own school of Tibetan Buddhism.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s defense policy shift to allow the military to fight abroad could be used by militants to attack Japan, LDP policy chief says.
Several months after arriving back home, Hlaing Min, like fellow trafficking survivors, is struggling to find suitable employment and cope with his ordeal.
Thailand’s government said Monday it is not ignoring slavery and forced labor in its lucrative shrimp industry, highlighted in a recent AP investigation.
Indonesian police said on Sunday they had arrested suspected Islamist militants across Java, foiling attacks on Shia communities and holiday celebrations.