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Seen as an emerging threat in the US, 'Kratom' could wean addicts off meth, Thailand’s justice minister argues.
Barbed wire. Sheet metal. What can’t models hawk in Myanmar?
Echoes of Imelda’s shoes in fury over lavish life of embezzlement suspect’s daughter.
Buddhists behaving badly: As villagers rampage, Burmese monks sow fear of rapacious Muslim men.
Websites show images of Islamists training to fight for Myanmar's persecuted Muslim minority; but an expert casts doubt on the photos.
Why is a recovering pariah state still canoodling with the Kim clan?
If police can't be trusted to keep Indonesia "pure" during the holy month of Ramadan, the hardline Islamic Defenders Front says they'll take matters into their own hands.
Catholic clerics have turned to their last legal resort to stop the Philippines' reproductive health law making contraception more widely available.
Vietnamese police have a novel way to stop speeding bikers in their tracks.
Obama administration urges crackdown on forced labor that supplies seafood to Americans.
Images of luxury-ensconced men in Buddhist robes sparks outrage.
Insiders deploy drones and bribes in the struggle to staunch trafficking.
A gory killing underscores what experts say is an epidemic of violence against women in Papua New Guinea.
Bangkok’s allure — a swirl of intoxicating cuisine, cheap shopping, glittering temples and raucous nightlife —is potent enough to overpower its drawbacks.
Myanmar's Buddhist 969 movement and the nationalistic English Defence League are united by their provocative tactics and shared hatred of Islam.
The UN's court couldn't prosecute Bush. Will it fail with Israel, too?
Experience a tiny 'Wal Mart' and a 'KFC' that serves fries with chopsticks.
As advocates condemn "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya, officials say no such group exists.
As Aung San Suu Kyi arrived to mediate the mine controversy, police fired phosphorus grenades at monks, illustrating the Nobel Laureate’s powerlessness.
Profits and poverty collide on an apocalyptic landscape left behind by a military-owned mine.