By the end of this century, 20 percent of Vietnam's business hub Ho Chi Minh City will be inundated and 39 percent of the Mekong Delta will be submerged, according to a Vietnamese study.
A roller-skating instructor was due in court Monday over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student which sparked protests from outraged parents, an official in the Indian city of Bangalore said.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A typhoon that barreled into northern Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left several missing, state media said Monday, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country's south in four decades rose to 26.
South Korea and China have reached a consensus on establishing a military hotline between their defense chiefs this year to further boost cooperation, a Seoul government source said Sunday.
Malaysia Airlines is in uncharted territory after the disappearance of Flight 370 in March with 239 people aboard was followed this week by the downing of another of its jets, carrying 298 people, over Ukraine.
Young Indian women fear and loathe her. Soap operas showcase her iron-fisted rule. And sociologists spend hours debating the torment she is accused of unleashing across the country.
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has apologized for posting an “insensitive” comment on social media about the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine.
onesian presidential contender Prabowo Subianto ordered the abduction of democracy activists in the dying days of dictator Suharto's rule, used to be married to one of the strongman's daughters, and was once refused entry to the U.S. over rights abuses.