Chinese President Xi Jinping called his new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in yesterday to congratulate him on his inauguration, the first time such a call has
Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a
The private ride-hailing service Uber officially launched operations yesterday in Myanmar’s main city Yangon, aiming to tap into one of the world’s youngest and fastest-growing online markets.
Australian quarantine authorities yesterday urged travelers through Asia to avoid bringing in hitchhiking amphibians after a passenger arrived at an airport with a dead Indonesian toad in his shoe.
India’s Supreme Court has formally opened hearings into a number of petitions challenging the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam, BBC reported. The court said it
Which of South Korea’s neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in’s ascension to the presidency this week? It might be North Korea,
Pork may be hogging menus in Vietnam’s factories and army canteens for some time to come, as the country tries to keep pig farmers stricken
A man who squashed a lemon meringue pie into Qantas Airways chief executive Alan Joyce’s face during a public address in Australia said Wednesday he was protesting Joyce’s
Shariah prosecutors in Indonesia’s Aceh province say two men on trial for gay sex should each be punished with 80 lashes, in another blow to the country’s
The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door. But were they neighbors? Cops? One had letters on her jacket. As David Timothy
An Indonesian court yesterday sentenced the minority Christian governor of Jakarta to two years in prison for blaspheming the Quran, a shock decision that undermines the country’s
Moon Jae-in declared victory in South Korea’s leadership race, pledging to unify the nation after nine years of conservative rule that culminated in the country’s biggest
Suspected insurgents in Thailand detonated a car bomb yesterday outside a busy shopping center in the south of the country, wounding more than 50 people
North Korea has detained another American citizen accused of committing unspecified hostile acts against the country. The country’s official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song was
Philippine and U.S. troops kicked off yesterday annual joint exercises that are smaller in scale than in years past, focusing on disaster response and counterterrorism while
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