12:21 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Pope Francis in Rome Saturday with both saying they were committed to restoring diplomatic relations.
5:51 pm October 18, 2014 | No Comment
Thailand has agreed to allow British police to join an investigation into the murder of two backpackers on a Thai island, after local authorities came under criticism for their handling of the case.
9:44 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in the Philippines released two German hostages on Friday, a senior police official said. The Abu Sayyaf group had originally threatened to behead one of the captives earlier in the day.
9:40 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch, is continuing his recovery in hospital following surgery to remove his gallbladder earlier this month, the palace said in a statement on Friday.
4:40 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
A former Khmer Rouge leader branded his conviction for crimes against humanity a "child's fairytale" at a UN-backed court in Cambodia on Friday, as he faced further charges of genocide, forced marriage and rape.
3:41 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Malaysia's defense minister has labelled efforts by a US-led coalition to push back the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria "ineffective", and called for regional cooperation to prevent jihadists gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia.
2:46 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
A deadline set by Islamist militants holding two Germans hostage in the southern Philippines passed on Friday with no immediate word on their fate.
1:24 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
China and Vietnam have agreed to "address and control" maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China Sea have roiled relations between the two countries and other neighbors.
5:35 pm October 15, 2014 | No Comment
Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who led a military coup in May, said on Wednesday that elections planned for 2015 will depend on whether wide-ranging national reforms can be completed within a year.