Cambodia's opposition leader on Saturday called for an end to a yearlong political crisis, after a slew of arrests of rivals of strongman premier Hun Sen triggered international alarm.
The Bank of Thailand is encouraging Thai investors to gain a greater understanding on the use of Chinese yuan as a means for trade and investment. The move comes on the back of the yuan's apparent increase in importance in world trade and its potential to become an international currency.
Indonesia's Anti-Narcotics National Movement (Granat) has warned that North Sumatra is in a state of emergency following a recent surge in the number of drug users in the province.
An entire family of six that had been returning home after three years living abroad was among the 44 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster, media reports said Saturday.
The family of a Japanese man in a coma has called for public donations to help transport him back home in an emergency medical charter plane.
Thousands of people angry over alleged police inaction after a 6-year-old girl was raped at her school in southern India rallied Saturday to demand that authorities arrest those responsible for the attack.
Critics and journalists raised concerns Saturday about the Thai military government's latest move to tighten its grip on the media by banning them from criticizing the junta's
Prime Minister Najib Razak's step-grandmother was on board the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed in violence-wracked Ukraine, the country's defense minister confirmed Saturday.
Japanese police Friday raided the apartment of a provincial politician who became an Internet sensation after he was filmed crying like a toddler when confronted about his alleged misuse of public funds.
Japan's child poverty rate has hit a record high, according to a government survey, prompting criticism that Tokyo wasn't doing enough to fix the problem.