Why all the fuss in the South China Sea?
It all comes down to money and power, says Andrew Billo, senior program officer with the Asia Society.
Southeast Asia: Food crisis feed
The region of Southeast Asia remains safe from droughts and crop shortages affecting other parts of the globe. What insulates them from the agricultural struggle? Rice.
Report: South China Sea disputes are intensifying
Vietnam and the Philippines challenge China in a regional standoff over the high-stakes littoral zone.
Drip by drip, China dominates its oceanic backyard
Favoring cruise ships and hastily erected cities over all-out war
Vietnam: skip a concert, lose your career
Singers banned after snubbing government-sponsored performance
Senkaku Islands spark territory dispute between China and Japan
A dispute heats up between China and Japan over the Senkaku Islands, treasured for fisheries, potential oil wealth — and nationalistic importance.
South China Sea dispute splits Southeast Asian summit
South China Sea tensions roil a critical Asian summit in Cambodia.
US wades into South China Sea dispute
US South China Sea mediation effort treads sensitive waters.
When vacation isn’t enough, the Philippines says stay for life
“You know our slogan, 'It’s more fun in the Philippines?' Well it’s also more fun to retire in the Philippines,” said a government spokesman.
Vietnam says China's South China Sea oil bid "illegal"
Vietnam has called plans by China to invite foreign oil firms to tender for exploration rights in a disputed area in the South China Sea “illegal” and a serious “violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty.”
London's for big spenders; Hanoi is for bargain travelers
London is the most expensive city for American travelers this summer, according to TripAdvisor's TripIndex.
Napalm girl thanks rescuers 40 years after photo (VIDEO)
Kim Phuc was the naked, screaming girl in the Vietnam War photo taken by Nick Ut in 1972.
Vietnam opens restricted sites to aid search for missing US soldiers
The Vietnamese government has agreed to allow American investigators access to sites that may contain the remains of US soldiers missing in action.
Vietnam: Dow Chemical shouldn't sponsor the Olympics
Vietnam joins the protest against Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical, accused of "green-washing" its Agent Orange sins.
Vietnam under pressure to change
Commentary: Hanoi government must undertake major reforms to achieve economic growth.
Vietnam's supernatural fire girl
Vietnamese media mob house of girl claiming to spark fires with her mere presence
'Asian unicorn' so elusive, it could be gone (VIDEO)
On the 20th anniversary of its discovery, the saola may be facing extinction.
Solar eclipse: 'Ring of fire' visible in parts of Asia, Pacific and US (PHOTOS)
It's the first time an annular eclipse has been visible on US soil since 1994.
Fixing the international adoption mess
Commentary: Bureaucracy keeps kids and parents separated for years. An adoption attorney explains what needs to be done.
Vietnam bus crashes into riverbank killing 34, injuring 20
Bus flips, smashes through guardrail and slams into ground 60 feet below.
Vietnam: America’s begrudging military playmate
The US and Vietnam, former foes, are now becoming military allies clamoring to reign in China's dominance in the South China Sea.
AP war photographer Horst Faas dies
Faas, 79, won two Pulitzers for photos taken during the Vietnam War and in Bangladesh.
Trafficking woes taint Taiwan's economic miracle
Labor activists say authorities turn a blind eye to abuses of foreign workers’ rights.
Vietnam arrests 20 after massive land clashes
Vietnamese police have arrested 20 people after hundreds of farmers clashed with police in a protest over a disputed plot of land near the capital city of Hanoi.
Vietnam asks for help to battle mysterious disease: 19 dead
Symptoms of the disease include blistering on hands, feet and mouths, high fever and possible organ failure or liver complications.
Cop hitches a ride on bus windshield
Bus driver flees to avoid paying a ticket; officer does what any good movie star would.
Buford, the smallest town in the US with a population of 1, sold for $900,000
The tiny Wyoming town of Buford was sold to two unidentified Vietnamese men by its owner and sole resident Don Sammons.
Rhino horn 'more expensive than cocaine,' due to Vietnam demand
Vietnam's newly rich buy rhinoceros horn as a cure for cancer, fever — or even just a hangover — at prices higher than the US street value of cocaine.
Vietnam jails ex-Vinashin execs over near-bankruptcy
A court in Vietnam has jailed nine former Vietnam Shipbuilding Group (Vinashin) officials over their role in almost collapsing the state-owned company.
Vietnam: 11 years in prison for "divisive propaganda"
Vietnamese? Stay out of your homeland's casinos