PetroChina Vice Chairman Liao Yongyuan In Corruption Probe
March 17 2015 8:07 AM EDT
The company is among 26 Chinese state enterprises being looked at for alleged graft and corruption.
South Korea Says North Korea Linked To Nuclear Plants Hack
March 17 2015 7:18 AM EDT
Last week, a hacker had also demanded money in exchange of not handing over sensitive information about the plants to other countries.
Pakistan Executes 12 Men Guilty Of 'Heinous Crimes'
March 17 2015 6:45 AM EDT
At least 27 people have been executed since a moratorium on death penalty was lifted after an attack on a school that killed over 150 people.
Myanmar Court Jails 3, Including Foreign National, For Insulting Religion
March 17 2015 6:21 AM EDT
Rights groups condemned the verdict as an assault on freedom of expression and called for the release of the three.
China Kick-Starts Plan For Soccer Domination
March 17 2015 5:21 AM EDT
China has announced bureaucratic reforms in a bid to transform itself into a major soccer power.
Hong Kong Chief's Daughter Alleges Abuse
March 17 2015 4:01 AM EDT
Leung Chai-yan has admitted in the past that she suffers from depression.
Prince Harry Will Train With Australian Army Before Retirement
March 17 2015 3:42 AM EDT
A report last month had also said that the prince planned to do charity work in Africa after quitting the military service.
ISIS Offers 'Alternative Flagpole' To Afghan Militants
March 17 2015 1:49 AM EDT
The U.N. and Russia announced concerns about the Islamic State group's growing influence in the strife-torn country.
Death Toll In Myanmar Ferry Accident Rises To 59
March 17 2015 1:27 AM EDT
The ferry was said to be carrying over 225 people on board, when it sank on Friday near Myebon in western Rakhine state.
Netanyahu Won't Support Palestinian State If Re-Elected
March 16 2015 4:00 PM EDT
Netanyahu's Likud party and opponent Isaac Herzog's Labor party are virtually deadlocked ahead of Tuesday's Israeli elections.
Chinese Wanderlust Not A Boon For All
March 16 2015 3:21 PM EDT
The tiny nation of Palau is struggling to handle the influx of thousands of Chinese tourists.
Cyclone Pam Could Have Catastrophic Effect On Vanuatu's Economy
March 16 2015 1:18 PM EDT
"Crops will be absolutely wiped out from this,” aid group World Vision said.
Indonesia Excludes Australia From Visa-Free Entry List
March 16 2015 1:15 PM EDT
Australians were the third largest group of visitors to Indonesia after Singaporeans and Malaysians.
China Is Now Third-Largest Arms Exporter
March 16 2015 1:10 PM EDT
China is becoming a significant player in arms exports and is now eyeing Africa for even further expansion.
Indian Firms Will Miss Deadline To Appoint Women To Boards
March 16 2015 11:42 AM EDT
Hundreds of publicly traded Indian companies have yet to fill corporate board seats with women despite law passed in August 2013.
Indian Police Fire Water Cannons At Protesters Over Controversial Land Bill
March 16 2015 11:32 AM EDT
The protesters marched 37 miles to New Delhi before clashing with police outside Parliament.
India's Latest Swine Flu Outbreak Has Killed More Than 1,700
March 16 2015 10:57 AM EDT
Scientists differ on whether this strain is more virulent than past.
Nearly Half Of South Korean Elderly In Poverty
March 16 2015 8:21 AM EDT
A recent report reveals that South Koreans have some of the least-generous pension systems and highest elderly poverty rates in the world.
China Detains 'Sunshine' Official, Top Auto Boss
March 16 2015 6:31 AM EDT
China has detained two prominent officials suspected of corruption, as part of its deepening anti-graft campaign.
Muslim Rebel Leader Arrested In Philippines
March 16 2015 4:04 AM EDT
Mohammad Ali Tambako, founder of the Justice for Islamic Movement, has been accused of sheltering terror suspects wanted by the U.S.