Malaysia censors Lego-themed mural as ‘bad for investment and tourism’
Amid local crime spree, authorities cautioned artist Ernest Zacharevic to 'use his talent the right way.' His censored mural goes viral.
Anti-government Thai protesters storm Bangkok ministries
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday she would invoke a special security law after anti-government protests led to demonstrators storming ministry buildings in Bangkok.
Thai prime minister invokes security law as protesters storm ministries in Bangkok (VIDEO)
Thai demonstrators stormed two government ministries on Monday, as thousands turned out to protest against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
Thai protesters occupy government ministries
Opposition leaders call for the occupation of 'all government agencies' as thousands demonstrate on the streets of Bangkok.
Thailand's Senate rejects political amnesty bill
Thailand’s Senate has rejected a bill that would have provided amnesty for former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who fled the country in 2008 rather than face corruption charges.
International court awards Preah Vihear temple land to Cambodia
Cambodia has sovereignty over the land surrounding the flashpoint temple on the border with Thailand, the International Court of Justice has ruled.
Cambodia, Thailand await ruling in border temple row
The International Court of Justice is due to rule Monday on the dispute between Cambodia and Thailand over who owns land adjacent to the ancient Preah Vihear temple, and there are fears the decision will revive nationalist tensions.
Six people die as tourist boat sinks off Thai resort
At least six people, including two Russians and a Chinese tourist, are dead after a ferry sank near the tourist resort of Pattaya.
New Mekong dam will soon wipe out endangered Irawaddy dolphin, enviros say
Poverty-stricken Laos needs the money and energy, but the Si Phan Don dam threatens ecosystems and the livelihoods of millions.
Unilever brand apologizes over Thai skin whitening campaign
A Thai company owned by consumer goods giant Unilever said it did not intend "racial discrimination."
49 believed killed in Laos plane crash
Forty-nine people were on board Lao Airlines flight when it crashed near the border town of Pakse on Wednesday.
Teaching can get you killed at schools on the front lines
Commentary: Protections are needed for teachers bravely risking their lives amid conflict.
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.
People waiting in lines for things (PHOTOS)
Lots of people are waiting in lines for iPhones today. Here are some other reasons to wait in lines.
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.'
Thailand’s cure for meth addiction? A leafy jungle stimulant
Seen as an emerging threat in the US, 'Kratom' could wean addicts off meth, Thailand’s justice minister argues.
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.
Dunkin' Donuts blackface ad slammed in Thailand
Dunkin' Donuts has apologized after taking heat over an ad in Thailand that used a woman in blackface to sell its "charcoal donut."
Not so funny: Thai authorities crack down on 'laughing gas' balloons
Balloons filled with nitrous oxide have proved a hit in backpacker-heavy areas of Thailand, prompting a legal response.
Dog lovers, don't worry
Your day is coming.
Thailand protests mostly peaceful as government debates amnesty bill
Opposition led by Abhisit Vejjajiva fears controversial amnesty bill would clear a path for ousted ex-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra to return home without serving jail time for corruption.
Here's what people are protesting today (PHOTOS)
Protests simmer in Egypt and break out anew in Thailand.
7 things you can do to donuts
You know about cronuts, but have you heard of sushi doughnuts?
Workers scramble to clean up oil spill on Thailand’s Samet Island
It's Thailand's third-worst oil spill ever.
Bobby Ray Carter Jr., American tourist, killed in Thailand after he refuses to stop singing at bar
Carter was stabbed to death outside a bar at Ao Nang beach in Krabi province.
New Cuban missile crisis? Why it's no surprise that North Korea was caught in Panama
Scared of Kim Jong Un? Let it go. The world’s most secretive nation just can’t keep a secret.
Thai university apologizes after students paint Hitler banner
Graduating students at Chulalongkorn University said they didn't realize the image of Hitler would offend anyone.
World leaders in wax: Kim Jong Il has finally made it
Better than the real thing? You be the judge.
Thai monks disrobed for drug use
More than 30 Thai monks have been defrocked for illegal drug use.