Japanese dancer and choreographer Carlotta Ikeda has died at her home in France at the age of 73, her dance company said Thursday.
Australia and Cambodia signed an agreement Friday for asylum-seekers who are refused residency in Australia to instead be resettled in the impoverished Southeast Asian country criticized for its deteriorating human rights record.
Australian tycoon Clive Palmer's Mineralogy on Friday served a notice on Chinese-owned CITIC Pacific to terminate its mining rights to a multibillion-dollar iron ore project in the latest clash between the two firms.
Indonesian President-elect Joko Widodo accused his opponents Friday of rolling back democracy after parliament voted to scrap direct elections of local officials, a move likely to hinder his ambitious reform agenda.
Japanese consumer inflation slowed further in August, official data showed Friday, stoking concerns about Tokyo's war on deflation.
Australia confirmed Thursday it will sign an asylum-seeker resettlement deal with Cambodia in a move slammed by human rights groups as violating its international obligations.
An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labor says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his health isn't deteriorating.
Japan's first lady Akie Abe, taking on a rare public role overseas, told a U.S. audience on Wednesday about her deep unhappiness after her husband's first stint in power.
A team of cheerleading robots made their dancing debut in Tokyo on Thursday as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrated its cutting-edge sensor technology.
China's controversial swimming superstar Sun Yang has taken a potshot at rival Japan's national anthem at the Asian Games, describing it as “ugly.”