India's passenger trains are notorious for being rickety and spartan, but the government is hoping to change all that with a new "luxury" service.
Pyongyang's state media on Thursday published their first report on the trial of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye two days earlier, calling her an "arch-traitor" and "bitch."
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Wednesday to impose martial law nationwide to combat the rising threat of terrorism, after Islamist militants beheaded a policeman and took Catholic hostages while rampaging through a southern city.
Taiwan's giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn't over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries.
Chinese auto giant Geely on Wednesday announced it was taking a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysia's troubled Proton as well as a 51 percent share in British sports car brand Lotus.
A South Korean military court on Wednesday sentenced a captain to six months in jail for having same-sex intercourse with another soldier, amid accusations that the army is cracking down on gay personnel.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country's south under martial rule for 60 days and cut short a visit to Moscow on Tuesday after Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group laid siege to a southern city.
Philippine authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons off car dashboards because of safety concerns, prompting an outcry from the Catholic Church.
Park stared straight ahead and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at Tuesday's start of the criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life.
China confirmed Monday that it is investigating six Japanese citizens, following a Japanese news report that Chinese authorities had detained six men possibly for spying.