High winds prevented rescuers from reaching a ship with more than 100 passengers that was adrift in rough seas off the coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Saturday, officials said.
Thailand and China launched a railway project here Saturday, marking the beginning of bilateral cooperation to develop Thailand's first standard-gauge double-track railway line.
For years, South Africa's apartheid government ignored the significance of a "golden rhino" figurine that provides undeniable proof of a sophisticated society existing before white men arrived.
Worshippers at the infamous Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, still gather in their hundreds for Friday prayers, but the fiery sermons calling for Sharia law led by hard-line cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz are now a thing of the past.
Hundreds of South Koreans plan to march on Saturday in Seoul against President Park Geun-hye, whose increasingly harsh treatment of union members and dissidents has led to criticism comparing her with her late father, Park Chung-hee.
Indonesia's president publicly rebuked one of his Cabinet ministers on Friday for a clampdown the day before on ride-hailing services such as Uber and Go-Jek, which triggered outrage on social media in a country where public transport options are limited.
The East Asia cooperation has seen more and more rapid progress, which will inject impetus into the social development and economic growth of the countries in the region.
Myanmar's election-winning opposition party and eight ceasefire signatory ethnic armed groups have vowed to build mutual trust and understanding and work hand-in-hand in the country's peace process.
The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution to cut off funds for the Islamic State the extremist group, in a firmer move by the international community to fight terrorism.
Relations between China and Southeast Asian countries have maintained stable development for the year.