News > Asia
12 Dec 2013 : Former Thai prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was indicted for murder Thursday in connection with a deadly military crackdown on mass opposition protests in Bangkok three years ago, prosecutors said.
12 Dec 2013 : The risk of sporadic human infection is high after three samples collected from live-poultry markets in the southern city of Shenzhen tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza virus, the Chinese government said.
30 Oct 2013 : Beijing has put its nuclear-powered submarine fleet on public display, with state media Tuesday touting the move as unprecedented and necessary to show other countries China's strike capabilities as territorial tensions mount.
30 Oct 2013 : Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva yesterday accused the government of kowtowing to Cambodia over the Preah Vihear territorial dispute.
29 Oct 2013 : Taiwan said Tuesday it had lodged a complaint with Apple over new iPhone and computer operating systems that describe the island as a province of China.
29 Oct 2013 : The Maldivian parliament Tuesday sacked the country's attorney general, who had supported the Supreme Court's annulling of presidential elections that were won by the opposition leader.
29 Oct 2013 : Hindu leaders on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali Tuesday lashed out at a government plan to attract more tourists to their most sacred temple as "degrading" to Hinduism.
29 Oct 2013 : England's Stuart Broad is relishing the role of Ashes villain but he won't be the only target of boos in a team dubbed "the Urinators" by the Australian press.
29 Oct 2013 : Philippine boxing hero-turned-congressman Manny Pacquiao had three more relatives elected to public office Tuesday, but a representative for the star downplayed suggestions he was creating his own "political dynasty".
29 Oct 2013 : China's ruling Communist Party will hold a key four-day gathering early next month, state media reported Tuesday, a much-anticipated meeting that could serve as the venue for the announcement of far-reaching economic reforms.
29 Oct 2013 : Afghan President Hamid Karzai will push Pakistan to reveal the location of key Taliban commander Mullah Baradar during trilateral talks to be held in Britain on Tuesday, officials in Kabul said.
29 Oct 2013 : He is instantly recognised all over Japan, generates millions of dollars of merchandising sales, and has 300,000 Twitter followers. Now Kumamon, an oversized cartoon bear, has a new fan: the empress.