Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.
For Gloria Teodoro and other women widowed by the Philippines' worst political massacre, the struggle to move on with their lives is as long and painful as their fight for justice.
Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej missed a planned meeting with two government ministers, palace officials said, amid ongoing public concern over the state of the ailing 86-year-old's health.
Two German men were charged Saturday with breaking into a Singapore metro depot and spray-painting graffiti on a train, offences punishable by jail time and flogging with a cane.
The Philippines said Saturday it had banned certain foreign journalists from the country over an incident last year, when President Benigno Aquino was taunted by a group of Hong Kong reporters during a visit to Indonesia.
The United Nations adopted a resolution Friday urging Myanmar to grant citizenship to its Rohingya Muslim minority, ramping up pressure on Yangon to scrap a controversial identity plan.
China is building a massive island in the South China Sea that could host an airfield in an area where Beijing is locked in bitter territorial disputes with neighboring states, a U.S. military spokesman said Friday.
Japan's lower parliamentary chamber was dissolved Friday in readiness for a mid-December general election, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe moves to consolidate his grip on power and reinvigorate a faltering economic growth drive.
The United Nations criticized Thailand's junta Friday for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by “The Hunger Games” movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could “jeopardize their future.”, 1 Comment
Indonesia's new president must repeal the country's tough blasphemy laws, Amnesty International urged Friday, pointing to an increase in the number of people imprisoned for their beliefs in recent years.