China reportedly plans to introduce new rules that would make it harder for Americans with ties to intelligence services or human rights groups to enter the country.
Hong Kong demonstrators expected to show support for Taiwan on its National Day; city’s rail service still not back to normal after being damaged during weekend protests.
Measures introduced by the Thai seafood industry to improve its notorious labor practices have yielded results, but activists fear backsliding under the new government.
Myanmar will submit an appeal to the Thai king on Oct. 21 asking that the death sentences against migrant workers Win Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin be commuted.
On this day in 1983, a South Korean president on a visit to Yangon survived an assassination attempt that severed diplomatic ties between Pyongyang and the Myanmar government.
Hundreds of people detained without trial by Indian authorities following a crackdown in Kashmir have been moved to jails hundreds of kilometers from the disputed region.
Hong Kong independence advocate Edward Leung appeals six-year prison sentence in 2016 case, providing potential new flashpoint for ongoing anti-government protests.
Top court orders India’s Maharashtra state government to stop cutting down trees to make way for Mumbai railway after protesters claim project will worsen pollution.
Air quality app AirVisual says it has received threatening messages online after Vietnamese Facebook user accuses it of manipulating data to tarnish the country’s image.
Rail system still only partially functioning in Hong Kong as city cleans up after weekend of violence and braces for more anti-China protests.
The Japanese Embassy in Yangon is holding tests on Oct. 27 to fill 70 jobs from 250 applicants.
A woman in Shan State has been found guilty of human trafficking after four victims who were trafficked into China escaped, returned to Myanmar and opened cases against her.
Women are in particular danger of being rendered stateless by a government initiative in India’s Assam state requiring all citizens to produce family documents.
Rail services curtailed in HK after many stations damaged by anti-Beijing protesters; Chinese military threatens to arrest demonstrators shining lasers at barracks.
South Korean lenders KB Kookmin Bank and Industrial Bank of Korea both say they expect to be approved to offer full banking services in Myanmar soon.