China and Asean countries on Thursday approved a draft framework of the South China Sea Code of Conduct (COC), marking a milestone in peacefully resolving the South China Sea issue.
Comments come after Philippines' Duterte said Chinese leader Xi Jinping told him China would go to war with Manila if it insists on drilling for oil in the disputed South China Sea
Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, Park begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago.
It's the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.
Three years after their latest coup, Thailand's arch-royalist military is firmly dug-in.
Iron ore mining magnate Andrew Forrest is donating 400 million Australian dollars ($300 million) to charities in what has been described as a new record in Australian philanthropy.
North Korea fired a solid-fuel ballistic missile Sunday that can be harder for outsiders to detect before launch and later said the test was hailed as perfect by leader Kim Jong Un.
The Philippines' top diplomat says the government's new policy of rejecting aid with conditions applies to all donor countries, not just the European Union.
Bangladeshi police arrested 27 young men early Friday in a rare crackdown on homosexuality in the conservative Muslim-majority country, where gay sex is a crime.
Ruling is a rare flicker of justice for the country's legion of child domestic workers.