Philippine troops battling militants on a central resort island killed a young Abu Sayyaf commander who was involved in the beheadings of two Canadians and a German and who had sailed far from the extremists' southern jungle hideouts to capture more hostages, the military chief said Wednesday.
A Nepali who was once the oldest climber to scale Mount Everest is attempting to regain that title, at age 85, with hopes that the feat will help him spread a message of peace.
The bus stops of Pyongyang have no advertisements. Instead of exhortations to buy an energy drink or sign up to a mobile service, travellers are offered soothing images before they cram into packed vehicles.
All hell broke loose as the one-horned rhino stepped out of the crate, the powerful male charging elephant-mounted mahouts relocating him to a new home in Nepal's far west in the hope of shoring up the vulnerable species.
Vietnam's capital city Hanoi has attracted many investors to launch large-scale tourism projects. However, to refresh available products like the old quarter or cultural heritage sites, the tourism sector needs to improve their quality by investing in infrastructure and human resources.
The U.S. navy said Saturday it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea's "reckless" nuclear weapons program.
The number of Vietnamese tourists visiting Taiwan increased a brisk 22.4 percent from 2016, according to Vietnamese government statistics.
A Seoul court on Friday began the trial of the country's most prominent businessman -- Samsung Group's de facto chief Lee Jae-yong -- on bribery charges in connection with the scandal that removed President Park Geun-hye from power.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he has ordered the military to occupy and fortify all Philippine-held islands in the disputed South China Sea to assert the country's claims amid what he says is a race to control territory in the area.
A young Indian girl sits on a bed at a hospital in this image taken from video in Bahraich, northern India, Thursday, April 6. Indian police are reviewing reports of missing children from recent years to try to identify the girl who was found in a forest with a group of monkeys.