Floods triggered by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 10 people in Myanmar in the last 48 hours, state media and officials reported Sunday.
Police in Nepal arrested 60 Maoist activists on Friday for forcing schools and public transport to shut down in a nationwide protest over government plans to bring in a new constitution.1 Comment
Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen approved Thursday a law allowing foreign ownership of land for the first time, triggering concern over a possible landgrab by China in the strategic Indian Ocean region.
Trudging halfway up a jagged goat trail, guide Mohammad Ibrahim extolled the panoramic view -- a vast, ancient landscape of russet-hued cliffs that is on the frontline of Afghan efforts to jumpstart warzone tourism.
Protesters demanding that Nepal be turned back into a Hindu nation scuffled with police Monday and threw chairs at the country's deputy prime minister when he was collecting suggestions on a draft constitution.
Cambodia on Saturday charged and detained a wanted property tycoon over the assault of a popular TV actress after a video of the vicious attack sparked widespread anger and calls from the premier to give himself up.
Bangladesh police said Thursday they had arrested a man on suspicion of filming the brutal murder of a 13-year-old boy that provoked public outrage after the footage went viral.
Nepal's government is urging other countries to lift travel advisories that discourage their citizens from visiting the Himalayan nation following a devastating earthquake in April that killed thousands of people, a government minister said Wednesday.
Cambodia's parliament Monday passed a controversial law regulating nongovernmental organizations, despite a boycott by opposition lawmakers and street protests by activists who say it will hinder their ability to operate.
Several hundred workers in Myanmar staged a peaceful demonstration Sunday to demand that a new daily minimum wage be set higher than proposed.
In a nation where religion and ethnicity are incendiary issues, a selfie campaign by Myanmar students promoting cross-cultural friendships has become a rare counterpoint to bilious anti-Muslim rhetoric from hard-line Buddhist monks.
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met senior party members in Naypyidaw Saturday to decide if the party will contest polls set for November after failing to change the constitution barring her from the presidency.
A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 24 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.
A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 23 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.