Asian countries are making a vital contribution to achieving global sustainable-energy goals, according to a new World Bank report.
To the untrained eye, it's just a lot of birds on an otherwise deserted stretch of muddy, flat coastline. But for ornithologists, North Korea's west coast is a little piece of paradise each spring -- and both the birds and a dedicated group of birdwatchers travel a long way to get there.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met senior party members in Naypyidaw Saturday to decide if the party will contest polls set for November after failing to change the constitution barring her from the presidency.
Six people were killed and 11 others wounded in a series of attacks in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, police said Saturday.
Hundreds of schoolchildren in the southern Philippines have fallen sick after eating durian-flavored sweets, the provincial governor said Saturday., 1 Comment
Three people were killed and a dozen injured in four separate bomb blasts in Thailand's war-torn deep south, police said Saturday, while another four died from shooting and arson attacks.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted an invitation Friday from his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to pay his first visit to Pakistan, signaling a new thaw in ties between the nuclear-armed rivals.
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao visited a Filipino woman on death row in Indonesia early Friday and appealed for her clemency, a human rights lawyer said.
Shares in Australia's big miners rallied Friday as the price of iron ore spiked nearly 10 percent after mainland China announced new measures to staunch a rout on its stock market.
June rainfall has helped alleviate what North Korea has described as its worst drought for a century, although key rice-producing areas remain badly affected, the South Korean government said Friday.
New Zealand Friday set an August deadline for the Pacific nation of Nauru to provide more information over an alleged clampdown on political and civil rights before the next tranche of aid is due.
A homeless Filipino boy has been overwhelmed with aid after a heart-wrenching photo of him studying on the pavement and using faint light from a McDonald's outlet went viral on the Internet.
A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 24 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.
A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 23 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.