Cyclone Phailin: How India's government saved countless lives
Despite the devastation, things could have been far worse if not for good decisions and disaster management.
Dozens dead after 7.2-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines (VIDEO)
Scores of were killed following the earthquake, which struck early Tuesday near Bohol island.
Powerful Philippine sect shuts down Manila
The gathering of the secretive and politically influential Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ) in the historic district of Manila forced all schools and some government offices to close.
Typhoon Nari kills 13 in the Philippines
Over a dozen reported killed and thousands evacuated as a major typhoon hit the Philippines on Saturday.
Cambodia’s flooding brings specter of disease
Each year rivers swell, lakes expand and villages sink beneath soupy brown waters. This year’s flooding is particularly miserable.
Philippines: Arrest warrants issued for Nuri Misuari and other MNLF leaders over Zamboanga attack
Moro National Liberation Front fighters waged a bloody three-week battle with government forces in Zamboanga city last month.
Obama’s Asia summit no-show: How it looks from over there
News analysis: Obama canceled a key Asia trip to deal with the government shutdown. Was it really a slam dunk for China?
As Obama's Asia 'pivot' falters, China steps into the gap
While diplomats downplayed Obama's no-show in Asia this week, the image of a dysfunctional Washington bolsters China's rise.
Obama cancels Asia tour over shutdown
President Obama had planned to depart on Saturday for a four-nation, week-long trip to Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.
For sale: Chinese babies and children
As many as 70,000 Chinese children are abducted and sold each year. Some end up in the US.
Who wins from India’s economic woes?
With the rupee’s slide, politicians, tourists and some businesses stand to profit.
Torrential rains kill at least 20 people in the Philippines
The rains were enhanced by Typhoon Usagi, which swept over the northern Philippines during the weekend.
Typhoon Usagi lashes southern China, leaving at least 25 dead (VIDEO)
The typhoon, which fell to tropical storm-strength by Monday, battered China's southern coast late Sunday.
Super Typhoon Usagi barrels toward Taiwan, Philippines
Meteorologists believe Usagi, the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, could be the strongest typhoon of 2013.
Philippines: 100-plus dead in quixotic anti-American martyr mission
Muslim rebels fight boldly to create the 'Bangsamoro Republik' as a refuge from 'America-installed Philippine colonialism.'
Philippine troops clearing remaining rebels after 43 killed
Philippine troops were clearing out the last remaining Muslim rebels after a six-day operation in the south that killed dozens of militants.
Philippine government, Muslims rebels agree to ceasefire to end standoff in Mindanao
Philippine President Benigno Aquino had vowed to end the deadly clashes between MNLF fighters and government forces.
Filipino man, Herbert Chavez, wants to look like Superman
Herbert Chavez, of Calamba City, Philippines, has transformed his face and body to look just like the fictional character Clark Kent.
Hostages used as 'human shields' in Zamboanga City
Muslim separatists reportedly used residents as human shields during a firefight with Philippine troops.
Broke, abandoned and depressed
A tragic end game for Myanmar’s freed democracy advocates
Youth interrupted: Underage, illiterate breadwinners
Inside Myanmar’s Dickensian child labor economy.
Mock stars: Myanmar’s pop plagiarists
How a censored nation spawned an alternative rock ‘n’ roll reality.
Philippines: A rich young woman’s Instagram exploits stoke mass outrage
Echoes of Imelda’s shoes in fury over lavish life of embezzlement suspect’s daughter.
Philippine floods kill three, paralyze capital
Manila, a megacity of 12 million people, shut down as a red alert was raised.
Philippines ferry disaster: Search for survivors resumes, more than 80 still missing
At least 34 are dead and more than 80 are still missing after the Thomas Aquinas ferry crashed head-on with a cargo ship near Cebu, Philippines.
Typhoon Utor shifts down to tropical storm as it hits China
Utor arrives in China.
Typhoon Utor hits Hong Kong en route to China
Hong Kong is shut down by Typhoon Utor, said to be the largest storm expected to hit China this year.
23 missing as Typhoon Utor hits Philippines
Typhoon Utor is the most powerful storm to hit the Philippines this year.
Philippines adds another US-built warship as it steps up sea patrols
Manila celebrates the arrival of a decommissioned US Coast Guard cutter, set to become the second largest ship of the Philippine Navy.
Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast
Those killed were motorists passing through Sinsuat Street, the main highway in Cotabato that is lined by commercial establishments.
Philippines bomb blast kills 6 at popular restaurant
The improvised explosive device went off at about midnight Friday at a popular restaurant in the southern Philippines port city of Cagayan de Oro, killing six people and injuring more than two dozen.