The Indian military evacuates more than 2,000 residents as the death toll from flooding rises to 269 after the heaviest cloudburst in a century.
Thailand’s foreign minister called for concerted action to tackle irregular migration in the Indian Ocean, as regional nations met for talks in Bangkok.
To curb air pollution, India will force trucks more than 15 years old off the road and is reviewing how it checks vehicle emissions, an official says.
Satellite photographs indicate North Korea is digging a new tunnel for nuclear testing, but there are no signs that such a test is imminent, a report says.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will give a statement to an anti-graft agency Thursday over a $611.48 million sum transferred into his bank accounts.
The UN Refugee Agency on Tuesday welcomed the Thai government’s announcement that 18,773 stateless people were granted citizenship in the last three years.
A cyber-attack on Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology that may have compromised potentially sensitive national security information is being blamed on China.
Nobel Laureate and child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi says India’s plan to allow children to work for family businesses is “regressive.”
The printer of The International New York Times in Thailand has refused to print a “sensitive” article portraying a gloomy outlook for the country.
Southeast Asian countries were urged Tuesday to treat migrants humanely and prevent deaths at sea during the four month “sailing season.”
A Chinese clinic says it offers patients seeking in-vitro fertilization the chance to choose the gender of their child, avoid approval checks and queues.
Cambodian news anchor Soy Sopheap has stepped into the role of political peacemaker in an effort to end a feud that threatens to ignite political conflict.
Nepal’s top political leaders met Monday with representatives of the Madhesi ethnic group in an effort to end a long-running crisis.
Activists in Hong Kong face an online battle against what Western security experts say are China-sponsored hackers using techniques rarely seen elsewhere.
Gao Yu, 71, who was imprisoned on a state secrets conviction, was released for medical reasons after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal hearing.