Thousands of people in the Indonesian province of Aceh took refuge for the night in mosques after a strong earthquake killed nearly 100 people.
Indonesia strengthens its moratorium on converting peat swamps to plantations in a move a conservation research group says will help prevent annual fires
‘Authorities have to pursue the matter. It is their duty to pursue anything that is against the law,’ says Thai Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan.
At least 25 are killed and dozens trapped under rubble following magnitude 6.4 earthquake in the northern Indonesian province.
Japan’s defense chief says her country’s alliance with the United States will endure in the Trump administration because it benefits both countries.
Severe flooding due to heavy rain in southern Thailand has killed 14 people, including five students.
‘This is a very calculated move from King Rama X, which signals compromise while also asserting a new order under his reign,’ says analyst.
Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from Beijing.
Malaysia has also summoned the Burma ambassador over the issue, and withdrew from two scheduled friendly football matches against Burma this month
Thailand has a new king, with the country’s crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.
Young gay men are at the frontline of AIDS prevention in China, with new cases occurring at one of the fastest rates of any segment of the population.
Malaysia says cancellation of two friendly under-22 matches is a ‘political decision because of the Rohingya issue.’
Nepal’s government proposed amending its new constitution to carve out a new state to meet the demands of the Madhesi ethnic community.
The capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia is on edge ahead of a potential second huge protest by conservative Muslims against its Christian governor.
The reputation of Burma’s govt is at stake amid international concerns over how it is dealing with violence in the country’s divided northwest.