China on Monday urged Japan not to obstruct efforts made by China and southeast Asian nations to maintain peace on the South China Sea situation.
Singaporean teenager blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang was sentenced to four weeks in jail on Monday for making offensive remarks online.
The widow of late President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Kim Dae-jung will make a four-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Aug 5, local media reported Monday.
One more South Korean victim forced to serve as a comfort woman for Japan's Imperial Army during the World War II has passed away, leaving the living victims at 48, an advocacy group for the victims said Monday.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Sunday that he will decide in the next few days on the form of action he will take on the media allegations that funds from a government investment has been transferred to his personal bank accounts, Bernama, Malaysia's state news agency reported.
China urged Japan to take measures to uphold dignity of forced labor victims after its "Meiji Industrial Revolution Sites" runs into the World Heritage List.
Thailand's first and so far only confirmed patient infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has fully recovered, the National News Bureau of Thailand said Friday.
Four workers have been identified dead, with one missing, in an explosion accident near a waste water disposal facility of a Hanwha chemical factory in the country's southeastern city of Ulsan.
A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said on Thursday.
The seventeen injured passengers from a northeast China bus crash, 16 of whom are from the Republic of Korea (ROK), have been transferred to a larger hospital with better facilities.
At least 36 people died and 26 others went missing after a passenger banca capsized in the waters off Ormoc City in central Philippines' Leyte province on Thursday afternoon, said Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).
The Thai navy plans to buy three submarines from China under a government-to-government dealing, said Thai navy chief Adm Kraisorn Chansuvanit on Thursday.