Updated Monday, August 31, 2015 0:00 am TWN
As labor pains gripped Junu Shrestha around midnight one day in early July, the heavily pregnant villager set off on foot along a muddy path destroyed in Nepal's earthquake, desperate for help.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Myanmar's government has approved the country's first-ever national minimum wage, state media reported on Saturday, after months of bitter negotiations with labor groups and employers.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Sunday, August 23, 2015
The former "first lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime died Saturday, according to a U.N.-backed tribunal, without victims ever seeing her face trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Sri Lanka's new prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, was sworn in Friday and the island nation's two major political parties -- formerly bitter rivals -- signed an agreement to work together in the new parliament.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Bangladesh's elite security force Tuesday arrested three suspected Islamist militants, including a British citizen whom police said was the "main planner" of the murder of two prominent atheist bloggers.
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