An earthquake measured at roughly 7.5 magnitude jolted the border area of Myanmar and India at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
Republic of Korea on Wednesday rejected the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s demand to return its 13 nationals.
South Korea on Wednesday kicked off general election nationwide to elect 300 lawmakers to parliament, Seoul's election commission said.
Thai weather forecaster has warned that weather temperature will be over 40 degrees during water-splashing Songkran festival, which begins on Wednesday, when large number of visitors across the world are expected to visit Thailand.
The upgrading of a military airport in the South China Sea by the Philippines reflects the country's "hypocrisy".
China on Tuesday accused the Philippines as being "hypocritical and inconsistent in word and deed" as the latter prepares to revamp a military airport in the South China Sea.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a lunch for visiting British Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton Tuesday at the iconic Hyderabad House in Delhi.
Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday that he hoped an upcoming meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov this week in Tokyo will be productive and help improve ties between both countries.
Cambodia's newly-appointed Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn on Tuesday praised China for releasing water to drought-hit Mekong River countries, a spokesman said.
The design for a refreshed Australian five dollar bill has been unveiled but it has already drawn criticism from the public which was quick to call it "hideous".
The Philippines looks ready to restart work on upgrading a military airport on Zhongye Island, a territory in the South China Sea claimed by China.
Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year.