Asean rises as an important strategic partner to South Korea amidst President Moon's efforts to strengthen tie.
South Korea will likely deploy four additional Thaad launchers as early as next week, according to anonymous South Korean and US military personnel.
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's mysterious escape ahead of a Supreme Court verdict due last week shocked the country. Political conflicts that have simmered for more than a decade are far from over and will only deepen from here, analysts say.
North Korea fires a ballistic missile which flies over the Japanese island of Hokkaido before landing in the Pacific Ocean, prompting residents to seek shelter and calls for additional actions against the reclusive state.
The Philippines' labour department on Friday issued an order banning private companies from requiring female employees to wear high-heeled shoes at work.
Security has been beefed up in several towns across northern India, amid fears of violence by followers of a controversial religious leader who is awaiting a verdict in his rape trial.