A report by two leading Indonesian researchers argues that growing protectionism by Indonesia President Joko Widodo's government is damaging an economy already growing at its slowest pace for the past five years.
The 4 1/2 minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan's modern history since it was delivered by Emperor Hirohito at the end of World War II has come back to life in digital form.
Ashrak Khan wore a defeated expression as he surveyed the brownish-gray shanty homes of his neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, his house marking the border between those still standing and others now reduced to rubble.
At the stroke of midnight Friday, tens of thousands of stateless people who were stranded for decades along the poorly defined border between India and Bangladesh will finally get to choose their citizenship, as the two countries swapped more than 150 pockets of land to settle the demarcation line dividing them.
A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part was almost certainly recovered from missing flight MH370.
Fourteen people were wounded in an attack Friday by suspected rebels wielding grenade launchers and automatic weapon in Thailand's war-torn Muslim-majority south, officials said.
Masked gunmen opened fire at an election rally headlined by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake in Sri Lanka's capital Friday, killing a woman and wounding 12 other ruling party activists, police said.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he had picked Interior Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II as the administration candidate to succeed him in elections next year.
The most lasting health impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster will likely be psychological not physical, according to a trio of studies published Friday in The Lancet.
Japanese whiskey will be sent into space next month to test how time in a zero-gravity environment affects its flavor, one of the country's biggest drinks makers said Friday.
Investigators are "moving close to solving the mystery of MH370," Malaysia's deputy transport minister said Friday, adding that a piece of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean has been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777.
SYDNEY - Authorities hunting for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said Friday they were "increasingly confident" that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island was from the ill-fated jet, raising hopes of solving one of aviation's great mysteries.
At least 16 people have died and dozens more are missing after landslides triggered by heavy rains swept away two villages in quake-hit Nepal on Thursday.
North Korea said Thursday that stalled dialogue over its nuclear program was down to aggressive U.S. military exercises and accused Washington of seeking to shift blame onto Pyongyang.