Thailand: The life and times of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch
He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on 5 December 1927, while his father was studying at Harvard.
Philippine President Duterte warns terrorists he can be ‘10 times’ more brutal than ISIS
The controversial leader claimed that ISIS followers posing as missionaries have started radicalizing Filipinos.
A Place of Tension Between Nations - The Korean Demilitarized Zone
For most of the world, the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) serves as a reminder of the Korean War, a war that was fought in the Korean Peninsula, which
The unbearable sadness of being Taiwan, a liberal island other democracies refuse to talk to
Taiwan is barred from the UN, can't fly its flag during the Olympics, and was even shut out of a recent international air safety briefing.
The corpse of Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos may finally get a hero’s burial
A decision by new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to allow the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to receive a hero's burial is sparking protests and a legal challenge.
What do the next 25 years hold for the ASEAN region?
At the heart of Asia sits the dynamic region of ASEAN, also known as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Originally convened to address geopolitical stability in the area, this regional bloc has evolved a great deal since its inception in 1967.
An economic success story: How Vietnam became Southeast Asia's top performer
VIETNAM's remarkable economic progress looks set to continue in the coming years, despite a regional slowdown which has affected other states in Southeast Asia. Its increasingly diversified and resilient economy has grown at a healthy rate – of above 6 percent – in each of the last two years, and looks well-placed to maintain its position as Southeast Asia’s top performer in 2017.