Taiwan holds military drills as tensions with Philippines escalate
The Philippine president issued an apology over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman but Taiwan called the apology "unacceptable".
Taiwan, Philippines tensions escalate over slain Taiwanese fisherman
Taiwan pulled its representative from Manila, and refused to meet with an envoy from the Philippines.
In isolated Myanmar, sanctions breed bogus US franchises
Experience a tiny 'Wal Mart' and a 'KFC' that serves fries with chopsticks.
Five killed when volcano erupts in Phillipines
The group was climbing on Mount Mayon, south-east of Manila, when the volcano spewed a giant cloud of ash and rocks early Tuesday.
May Day: Workers protest around the world
People around the world took to the streets on May Day, also known as International Workers' Day, an international pro-labor holiday used to demand workers' rights.
Philippines mayor attacked by gunmen, at least 10 others killed
Gunmen attacked a mayor and his supporters as they campaigned in the Philippines, killing at least 10 people and injuring many others.
WikiLeaks' cables suggest Imelda Marcos forced generals to dress in drag
The wife of then-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos forced his military chiefs to dress in drag at his birthday party, WikiLeaks' cables say.
Philippines to bill US $1.4 million for shipwreck reef damage
Philippines requests compensation from US after a warship ran aground on a protected reef, angering many.
Jesus Christ devotees crucified in Philippines Easter ritual condemned by Catholic church
In an annual show of devotion to Jesus Christ, at least 16 people in the Philippines have been nailed to crosses during a Good Friday reenactment of the crucifixion.
Foreign Hong Kong maids lose residency battle
Hong Kong maids denied the right to live in the city permanently after residing there for seven years, unlike other immigrants.
Kidnappers from Philippines Islamic terror group Abu Sayyaf free Australian hostage Warren Rodwell after 15 months
Kidnappers believed to be from the Philippines-based Islamic Abu Sayyaf terrorist organisation have freed Warren Rodwell, an Australian held captive in the country's south for 15 months.
Standoff between Filipino and Malaysian forces ends in violence
Shots exchanged as standoff between Malaysia and armed Filipino group over Sabah drags on; at least two police killed.
Philippines: Rogue "Sultan's Army" says US obligated to support its militants
You helped crush our sultanate in the 1900s. Now you owe us.
Plastic surgery, 'Gangnam-style'
Under the knife, beauty seekers get a piece of the Gangnam dream.
China's knick-knack diplomacy
Pushing sovereignty on the sly
Cybersex den broken up in the Philippines
The all-male cybersex business is likely part of a larger human trafficking enterprise that recruits young people for sex on webcam.
Philippine island hit with a 6.2 magnitude earthquake
Earthquake strikes near southern island of Mindanao — no damage or injuries have been reported.
An African pope? Don't bet on it
Vatican watchers predict Italians or Latin Americans are most likely to claim St. Peter's throne.
World's largest crocodile dies in the Philippines, provoking local mourning (VIDEO)
Twenty-foot-long saltwater crocodile perishes in its pen in Agusan del Sur province, ending the life of a tourism sensation.
Chinese New Year 2013: The Year of the Snake is in full swing across Asia (PHOTOS)
Millions of Chinese have already begun their celebrations of the New Year, which begins February 10.
Believed rescue attempt turns violent in the Philippines, with at least 21 dead
A seeming attempt to rescue foreigners held by militants in the Philippines, among them Jordanian journalist Baker Atyani, leaves many dead.
What North Korea thinks about US immigration reform
And other reasons why Asia cares — and stands to gain — from proposed immigration reform in the US.
Philippines: fines for moviegoers who use phones during show?
A veteran lawmaker in the Philippines has introduced a bill that would punish moviegoers who talk on their mobile phones while a film is playing.
Love across the DMZ: Matchmaking, North Korea-style
Seoul is full of untapped customers eager to tie the knot with northern beauties.
Philippines courtroom shooting leaves 3 dead, including Canadian gunman (VIDEO)
John Pope, retired Canadian journalist living in Cebu City, Philippines, kills neighbor and lawyer.
Philippines requests UN help for South China Sea dispute
The Philippines will take China to court over their South China Sea dispute.
United States Navy minesweeper runs aground in Philippines on UNESCO-listed reef
A US Navy minesweeper has run aground on a World Heritage-listed Philippines coral reef, with crew evacuated after attempts to free the ship failed.
5 recent hostage rescues that ended in tragedy
Hostage rescues often have less-than-happy endings.
Where is the worst place for abortions?
On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, GlobalPost looks at abortion rights around the world.
Global risks in 2013: China, India, the euro zone and US debt
It's a risky world. Here's what will cause war, strife and economic turmoil in 2013.
Philippines: Babies for sale outside some Manila hospitals
In and around the capital Manila, newborn babies are being bought and sold, according to a local television report.