New Zealand will tighten laws to address the potential threat posed by “foreign terrorist fighters” returning to the country from conflict hotspots such as Iraq and Syria, Prime Minister John Key said Monday.
The extended absence of Kim Jong Un from North Korean state television stoked fears on Sunday that his health was rapidly deteriorating and endangering the communist state's political stability.
Powerful typhoon Vongfong barreled into Japan's main islands Monday, with at least one person missing and scores injured while more than 550 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.
On his first visit to Facebook-crazy Indonesia, Mark Zuckerberg met the president-elect, spread the word about his company's global Internet-access initiative and posted a photo of himself at an ancient Buddhist temple.
Indonesian flag carrier Garuda has placed an order for 50 planes worth almost US$5 billion, U.S. plane giant Boeing said, as competition heats up for passengers in Asia's increasingly crowded skies.
Despite being a partner in a law firm just outside Kuala Lumpur, Ms. Puteri Mohamad, and her fiance, can only watch as apartments in the area where she lives spiral above 500,000 ringgit (US$153,334).
Singapore is in a good position to cope with any eventual hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve, said deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
The top management of Hyundai Heavy Industries, South Korea's top shipbuilder, on Sunday asked all of its executives except for the chairmen and CEO to file for resignation.
A powerful cyclone was pounding a large swath of India's eastern seaboard with heavy rain and strong winds on Sunday, killing at least two people and causing major damage to buildings and crops, in one of two storms lashing Asia.
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says “he's prepared for the worst” as he stares at the prospect of imprisonment once again on a controversial sodomy charge, but has vowed never to give up his struggle.