Bangladeshi and Chinese firms have signed US$13.6 billion in trade and investment deals on the sidelines of President Xi Jinping's brief tour to the South Asian nation, a trade group official said Saturday.
A stampede at a religious event in northern India killed at least 19 people Saturday as thousands of devotees of a controversial guru tried to cross a bridge at once, police said.
A royal convoy led by a van carrying the remains of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej drove to the Grand Palace in Bangkok's historic center on Friday, where the body will remain for people to pay respects to the monarch revered by many Thais as their father and a demigod.
Thailand has turn black-and-white both figuratively and literally, as the nation mourns the death of revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Ten people were killed and nine others were injured in South Korea after their bus caught fire on a highway, officials said Friday.
Pakistan's top court on Thursday adjourned the appeals hearing for a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy who has been on death row since 2010, as dozens of radical Islamists rallied in two major cities demanding her execution.
Japan has withheld its annual UNESCO dues, saying it wants to make sure the U.N. body properly functions to foster trust among member nations.
An Indonesian gay couple has been arrested after a photo on Facebook of the men kissing sparked anger, police said Friday, in the latest move against the country's homosexual community.
A Philippine judge dismissed a narcotics trafficking charge against an Australian man after ruling police made up evidence, court documents show, as concerns mount about new President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
Millions of Thais donned black Friday as the grieving nation prepared to hold traditional Buddhist ceremonies for revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose death leaves the country facing an uncertain new era.