Asia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he's building in the global gambling capital of Macau.
Bangladesh's highest court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence on a top Islamic preacher, triggering angry protests by both his Islamist supporters and secular opponents and clashes with police.
Thailand's women soccer players bounced back from a big defeat at the Asian Games by running up a huge 10-0 scoreline against the Maldives on Wednesday.
Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000.
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
A powerful typhoon slammed into southern China Tuesday, swamping ships, grounding flights and forcing thousands — many of them still recovering from a previous storm — to leave home.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who recently abolished a carbon tax on greenhouse gas emissions, said Tuesday he would skip a United Nations climate change summit attended by 125 other world leaders.
Scientists said Tuesday a female colossal squid weighing an estimated 350 kilograms (770 lbs) and thought to be only the second intact specimen ever found was carrying eggs when discovered in the Antarctic.