Is it too early to begin gauging the success or failure of the American foreign-policy pivot to Asia?
North Koreans have seized a Chinese fishing boat and are demanding $100,000 in ransom. Could they be operating on the bequest of the government?
A possible reason the Obama administration supports the BNP could be the fact that relations between Malaysia and the U.S. have warmed considerably under PM Najib Razak's rule.
After the 2011 tsunami, authorities in Japan have begun rebuilding and expanding seawalls and other coastal defenses, which environmentalists say will further damage coastal ecosystems.
Myanmar's communal conflicts are fast approaching a point where its transition towards a democracy is finally tested.
Despite winning the election, Malaysia's ruling coalition faces a challenging time governing the country as it struggles with ongoing allegations of electoral fraud and a restless opposition.
The remarkable story of how a Bangladeshi woman survived a building collapse and defied the odds.
Or rather, how it doesn't. China's military growth continues to impress, but it still has many years to go before it can match the United States in strength, quality and technology.