The naked bodies of two British tourists were found beaten to death on a Thai beach Monday, police said, sparking a murder hunt on the popular resort island of Koh Tao.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott shifted his office to a tent in an isolated Aboriginal community Monday, keeping a promise made when he came to power despite having just committed troops to the fight against Islamic State.
Indonesian police on Monday said the four foreigners arrested over the weekend suspected of being linked to the Islamic State jihadist group were from China's ethnic Uighur minority.
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.
Three-quarters of the trash found off Australian beaches is plastic, a study released Monday said as it warned that the rubbish is entangling and being swallowed by wildlife.
Environmentalists criticized a new Australian government plan released Monday to protect the Great Barrier Reef in the face of U.N. concerns, saying it will not do enough to halt the marine park's decline.
China's President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support Monday for a “21st century maritime silk road” as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nation.
A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.
Bangladesh on Monday approved a law setting a two-year jail term for anyone involved in marrying a girl aged under 18, in a bid to cut the country's notoriously high child marriage rate.
A Singaporean woman was charged Monday with the murder of her autistic seven-year-old son who was found at the foot of their high-rise public housing apartment block, officials and the local media said.