Two people drowned after a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing to Bangladesh from Myanmar capsized in the Naf River, police said on Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi have launched work on India's first high-speed train, estimated to cost over 17 billion dollars.
The Indonesian capital struggles with inadequate public transport and dilapidated infrastructure, while reckless motorists, stifling heat and poor access discourage people from walking on the footpaths.
North Korea's Foreign Ministry slams the most recent United Nations resolution passed against it, rejecting the sanctions and saying they are a "product of heinous provocation."
The sound of their daughter's heartbeat is all Mark Kok Wah and his wife Ariess Tan have longed to hear since their only child died two years ago at 18.
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will skip the UN General Assembly in order to deal with the Rohingya crisis at home, local media reported Wednesday.
South Koreans are frustrated by latest conflict with Pyongyang.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says her country was "not looking for war" with North Korea, as the UN Security Council unanimously passes new sanctions she says will "starve the regime" into stopping its nuclear programme.
The deadly security operation in Myanmar's Rakhine state is apparently designed to rid the country of the Muslim Rohingya minority, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says.
Blocking of access to popular gaming platform Steam has been lifted after the site complied with the government's request to disable downloads for the video game 'Fight of Gods' to Malaysians.