Indonesian police said on Sunday they had arrested suspected Islamist militants across Java, foiling attacks on Shia communities and holiday celebrations.
The humiliating1991 experience firmed Japan’s resolve to move away from the state pacifism that had defined the country since its defeat in World War Two.
It’s the culmination of Victoria Vorreiter’s 10 years documenting ethnic minority music and culture in the region where Burma, Thailand, China and Laos meet.
Beijing warns residents across parts of northern China to prepare for choking smog to arrive over the weekend, issuing its second ever “red alert.”
Cambodian garment factory owners have called on the government to stop a strike by workers demanding higher wages, for fear of damaging the investment climate.
Japan and Indonesia will strengthen their security cooperation, as China’s maritime expansion leads its neighbors to forge closer ties.
The number of people seeking asylum in Japan this year hit a full-year record by October’s end, as lowered hurdles attract more fleeing conflict, poverty.
The US called Wednesday for Laos to immediately resolve the case of a prominent activist who was abducted three years ago from a police checkpoint.
Vietnam’s military is steeling itself for conflict with China as it accelerates a modernization drive, Hanoi’s biggest arms buildup since the Vietnam War.
Scenes of shouting and shoving outside a Beijing courthouse this week were orchestrated by plainclothes officers wearing familiar smiley face stickers.
South Korea wants to root out prejudices against single parents and unwed couples in a battle against a stubbornly low birth rate and rapidly aging population.
Less than a week since signing the global climate deal in Paris, Japan and South Korea are pressing ahead with plans to open scores of new coal-fired power plants.
The Obama administration is expected as soon as this week to authorize the sale of two guided missile frigates to Taiwan, despite Chinese opposition.
The trial of a high-profile human rights lawyers lasted just three hours, with police blocking diplomats, foreign reporters and protesters from the court.
Thai activists demand the release of a man arrested for sharing an infographic on Facebook detailing alleged graft in an army-built park.