At this "bar" in Singapore, there are no thumping beats or alcohol. Instead, you sit in silence and drink tea served by deaf "baristas."
Matsuri Takahashi's dream career at Japan's top ad agency, Dentsu, ended with her suicide as her overtime pushed past 100 hours a month.
Sloshed back at rowdy open-air "bia hoi" day and night, beer is Vietnam's tipple of choice and now its cash-strapped government is drawing on the nation's penchant for lager to raise billions of dollars by selling stakes in state-owned brewers.
Apple is battling to gain a foothold in Indonesia after nationalistic regulations hit the U.S. tech giant's efforts to compete in the booming emerging market against Samsung and other rivals.
A top Bollywood movie mired in controversy for featuring a Pakistani actor will open as scheduled in India after an industry body agreed to ban actors from across the border in future.
Indians hold placards and participate in a protest against Chinese-made products in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, Oct. 22. There have been protests against China-made goods and advocacy to promote indigenous products in several parts of the country.
The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday he would not sever his nation's alliance with the United States, as he clarified his announcement that he planned to "separate."
--A desperate Pakistani family anxiously awaiting a U.S. visa for their ailing little girl is running out of time: Maria is just six years old but a rare genetic disease has left her frail body wracked with pain and stunted her growth.
A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously.