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.
In the latest garment industry disaster in Bangladesh, a fire broke out in a factory in the capital Dhaka on Wednesday, killing 8 people.
A heartbreaking photo of a deceased couple amidst the Bangladeshi factory rubble brings home the cruel tragedies of the collapse.
A photo taken by a local Bangladeshi activist and photographer is the most haunting image of the factory collapse that claimed the lives of over 750 souls.