US secretary of state Hillary Clinton urged countries around the south China sea to settle their territorial disputes "without coercion" as she prepared to meet her Chinese counterpart.
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton will meet Myanmar President Thein Sein in Cambodia on Friday to discuss the easing of US sanctions on the once pariah state, a US official said.
The founder of one of Singapore's richest churches was arrested Tuesday on allegations of misusing at least $18 million in donations from his congregation of more than 30,000, police said.
A Muslim TV anchor's decision to support cancer awareness by chopping off her hair has cost the woman her job at a Malaysian channel, which wants her to grow back her mane to an "acceptable" length before being allowed to resume her work.
North Korea hit out at US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday, addressing her by her first name and accusing her of "reckless" criticism of its human rights record.
Thirty fishermen were missing and hundreds of travellers were stranded today after tropical storm, Mawar, dumped heavy rains across the Philippines, forcing flight and ship cancellations.
Myanmar President Thein Sein, who met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, is a former general turned reformist whose hands world leaders are rushing to clasp as his once pariah nation gingerly treads the democratic path.
A fire caused by explosions in one of the world's largest petrochemical industrial estates have killed 12 and injured more than 100 people in eastern Thailand.
With the rupee fast losing value against the US dollar, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee today blamed volatility in global commodity prices for currency depreciation and said deteriorating balance of payment (BoP) situation in several Asian countries also put stress on currencies.
A 12-year-old Indian origin boy has been kidnapped a few meters away from his apartment in Malaysia while walking to a neighbourhood school.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will take her seat in parliament for the first time on April 23, her party said on Monday, following her milestone election to political office.
Indonesian police are searching for gunmen who sprayed a small commercial plane with bullets as it landed in the restive province of Papua. One passenger was killed.
Southeast Asian leaders on Wednesday pledged to step up efforts to resolve overlapping maritime disputes with China, at the end of a two-day summit which also focused on Myanmar and North Korea.
Two bombs exploded at a Myanmar hotel golf course Saturday, wounding two people during a tournament to mark next week's Armed Forces Day, a government official said.
Despite risks from oppressive regimes, young people in Burma, Indonesia, Iraq and Russia are discovering the anarchic energy of punk rock.