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.
The Cambodian government is set to allow foreign couples to return home with babies conceived to surrogates before the "womb for rent" business was banned last year, an official said Monday.
A park ranger in Cambodia says an endangered wild elephant has died after an electrical pole fell and electrocuted the animal.
Fourteen-year-old San Min Hteik had worked at the steel factory for less than a week when his hand got caught in a machine, a casualty of the economic boom driving more children into Myanmar's factories.
East Timor voted for a new president Monday, with a former guerrilla fighter tipped for victory after winning the backing of the two biggest parties, in a new sign of stability for Asia's youngest nation.
Thousands of people protested in eastern Myanmar on Sunday against plans to name a bridge after Aung San Suu Kyi's father, the latest flash point between her administration and the country's restless ethnic minorities.
Ever encounter an unforgettable vista while vacationing that made you want to get out your drone for a better shot?
The medium spins around in a frenzy of red and gold while glugging from a bottle of whisky, part of an age-old ritual to honor Myanmar's spirit guardian of drunkards and gamblers.
Teen model Shonali Khatun strutted the catwalk as the audience cheered and clapped for a fashion show held in the capital of Bangladesh.
On the stairway rising to Moulmein's great Buddhist shrine, the visiting British writer Rudyard Kipling was inspired to pen one of the most anthologized poems of the English language.