Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party admitted Wednesday it cannot win its fight to change a constitution that bars her from Myanmar's presidency, following a parliamentary decision to postpone amendments until after 2015 elections.
South Korea's top financial regulator said Wednesday that developing North Korea's moribund economy in the wake of eventual reunification would cost around US$500 billion.
A 67-year-old millionaire was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of poisoning her husband with cyanide as it emerged six former partners had already died, in Japan's latest apparent “black widow” case.
A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, India's Health Ministry said Tuesday.
Japan's government on Wednesday hit back against charges of profligacy over the US$500 million cost of a general election Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has called, more than two years ahead of schedule.
The world's boldest effort yet to hold North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un accountable for alleged crimes against humanity moved forward Tuesday at the United Nations, where a Pyongyang envoy threatened further nuclear tests.
Five Thai students were detained Wednesday after flashing the three-finger salute from “The Hunger Games” films during a speech by the premier, officials said, in the latest crackdown on opposition to May's coup.
South Korea on Wednesday formally launched a new safety agency in the wake of April's ferry sinking that killed more than 300 people, mostly teenage students, and exposed shortcomings in disaster response.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday he was calling a snap election and delaying an expected sales tax rise after figures showed Japan was in recession.
India and Australia vowed closer defense and security ties Tuesday while stressing the importance of economic cooperation a day after Canberra sealed a huge trade pact with fellow Asian superpower China.