Malaysian PM said Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was trying to "defend the indefensible" over alleged atrocities committed by the country's military against minority Rohingya Muslims.
Asian leaders gathered for a summit amid warnings that trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could trigger a "domino effect" of protectionist measures by other countries.
The junta last month ordered the Election Commission to investigate whether Thaksin is still controlling the popular Puea Thai Party from exile abroad, and possibly disband it.
Millions of smallholder farmers in South and Southeast Asia are missing out on new, resilient seeds that could improve their yields in the face of climate change.
The jacket, worn by the star during his “Bad” world tour, sold for $298,000 at a New York auction. Part of the proceeds will go to the charity MusicCares.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called for greater integration between Southeast Asian countries at a time when multilateralism is under threat.
Pollution in New Delhi rose to a "severe" level on Thursday after revelers let off fireworks long into the night to mark the Hindu festival of Diwali.
Sheikh Hasina's government has won plaudits for letting in hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar but faces accusations of authoritarian rule.
The customary cordiality of Southeast Asian summits may be missing when the region's leaders meet next week due to sharp differences over Myanmar.
Pro-democracy activists criticize that the junta has restricted fundamental civil rights.
Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas.
Cambodian PM told his ministers to ease pressure on labor union leaders, after threats by the EU to remove the Southeast Asian country's duty-free trading access.
UNODC regional representative Jeremy Douglas said the boom was "like nothing we have ever seen before."
Investigators said the airspeed indicator of a plane that crashed was damaged for its last four flights. US authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.
Neither side has backed down in months from an increasingly bitter trade dispute that has jolted financial markets and cast a pall over the global economy.