Philippine authorities have banned hanging rosaries and religious icons off car dashboards because of safety concerns, prompting an outcry from the Catholic Church.
Park stared straight ahead and denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at Tuesday's start of the criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life.
China confirmed Monday that it is investigating six Japanese citizens, following a Japanese news report that Chinese authorities had detained six men possibly for spying.
Members of the Asean are in a hurry to embrace a digital strategy, but any joint initiatives may falter following Asean Economic Community disappointments, Pana Janviroj writes
China and Asean countries on Thursday approved a draft framework of the South China Sea Code of Conduct (COC), marking a milestone in peacefully resolving the South China Sea issue.
Comments come after Philippines' Duterte said Chinese leader Xi Jinping told him China would go to war with Manila if it insists on drilling for oil in the disputed South China Sea
Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, Park begins her corruption trial Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago.
It's the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.
Three years after their latest coup, Thailand's arch-royalist military is firmly dug-in.
Iron ore mining magnate Andrew Forrest is donating 400 million Australian dollars ($300 million) to charities in what has been described as a new record in Australian philanthropy.