South Korea's Sewol ferry disaster in April is still casting a cloud over the economy, with the effect on consumer spending lasting longer than expected, the central bank said Wednesday.
India has asked U.S. soft drinks giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content of its sodas as the country battles growing levels of obesity and diabetes.
New counterterrorism units have been working at Australia's two largest airports since last week and had already intercepted a person of interest, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a message to an April memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals, organizers said Wednesday, in a move that prompted a scolding from China.
New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday posted a 45-percent increase in annual profit and said it expects to benefit from the fuel efficiency of 787-9 Dreamliners it is adding to its fleet.
Thousands of people on Tuesday came together in Ankara to form the world's largest portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the modern Turkish republic who remains its number one national hero.
Australian tycoon Clive Palmer on Tuesday apologized for calling the Chinese government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” after a fierce backlash from Beijing and politicians in Canberra.
A Jewish center in Mumbai reopened on Tuesday, nearly six years after heavily armed militants stormed the building and killed six people inside during the 2008 attacks on the city.
Doctors in India have removed the skeleton of a fetus that had been inside a woman for 36 years in what is believed to be the world's longest ectopic pregnancy, a doctor has said.
Japan plans to propose a 50 percent cut on catches of young bluefin tuna in the Western and Central Pacific, officials said Tuesday, in a historic shift aimed at safeguarding the at-risk species.