Thousands of Japanese rallied Sunday in protest at plans by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bolster the role and scope of the pacifist nation's military.
By 2020 it is predicted that Southeast Asia's demand for soymeal will have grown by 68 percent, and this growth will be largely led by demand from Indonesia. Indonesia's soymeal consumption nearly doubled between 2007/08 and 2013/14 from 2.37 to close to 4 million tons, ...............
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused again Sunday to deny allegations an official paid thousands of Australian dollars to turn back a boatload of asylum-seekers, despite calls from Indonesia for answers.
Indonesia on Saturday demanded answers from Australia over allegations an official paid thousands of dollars to turn back a boat of asylum seekers, saying such a development would mark a "new low."
The Thai government Friday welcomed the U.S.' decision to hold its annual Cobra Gold military exercise in Thailand next year, saying it is a "positive sign" that reflects the countries' long and close relationship.
A pair of dark disembodied hands, similar to that of "The Thing" from the Addams Family, made a spooky appearance in two photos taken at Mount Kinabalu shortly after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Sabah, Malaysia.
Experts from the World Health Organization and South Korea on Saturday downplayed concerns about the MERS virus spreading further within the country.
A Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane bound for Kuala Lumpur made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia shortly after take-off on Friday due to an engine fire.
Australia's prime minister on Friday sidestepped charges that officials from his country paid the crew of a boat carrying 65 migrants to return to Indonesian waters, but said Australia had to be creative to stop the flow of boats carrying asylum seekers to its shores.
The tiny Pacific nation of Palau, fighting a rising tide of illegal fishing in its waters, has set fire to four boats of Vietnamese caught poaching sea cucumbers and other marine life in its waters.
Japan's government approved Friday a revised 30- to 40-year roadmap to clean up the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, but many questions remain.
Rescuers searched through piles of rocks and debris Friday after a landslide swept through six mountainous Nepalese villages, killing 24 people and leaving dozens more missing.
South Korea's oldest nuclear reactor is expected to be shut down permanently in 2017 after growing safety concerns over the ageing facility.
South Korea's health ministry Friday urged people to "conquer their fear" of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and go about their day-to-day lives as normal, saying new cases of the virus and the number of people quarantined were falling.