A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said Sunday (August 12).
A total of 50 militants including Taliban key commander Mullah Toofan have surrendered to local authorities in the western Badghis province on August 12, police spokesman Naqibullah Amini said.
Thailand’s Labour Minister Adul Saengsingkaew plans to invite officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, to discuss cooperation on migrant worker employment in order to deal with the shortages of labour in Thailand's fishing industry.
A grand ceremony was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 8 to celebrate the 51st founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The Sri Lankan cabinet on August 8 approved a proposal to conduct a feasibility study to construct an airport in the central hills of Kandy in order to boost tourism in the area.
The rescue forces in Laos had found the bodies of 31 victims in the collapse of the Sepien-Senamnoi hydropower dam as of August 6, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith revealed at an international press conference held in Vientiane on August 7.
Evacuation orders were issued to thousands of households in Yamagata Prefecture, northern Japan, as the region continues to be pummeled by heavy rain, local officials said Monday (August 6).
An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia’s Lombok island on August 5.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China have agreed on a "single draft” negotiating text of a Code of Conduct (COC) in the East Sea, an important stride towards narrowing differences among parties.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen announced on August 2 that a new government will be formed on September 20 after his ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won the July 29 general election.
Around 600 people have died over the past couple of weeks, hundreds of thousands of houses were washed away or greatly damaged, and millions of people rendered homeless in as many as six states across India due to incessant rains leading to flash floods and landslides.
The government of Thailand on July 30 called on all Thai people to donate cash or relief items to survivors of the dam collapse in Attapeu province, southern Laos, which occurred last week.
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won some 4.2 million out of more than 6.8 million votes in the country’s general election on July 29, or 61.7%, according to the party.
Laos authorities have been making every effort to search for missing people after the collapse of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province’s Sanamxay district of Laos on July 23.
Vietnam and Egypt hold great potential for cooperation in marine economy and tourism, according to Al Messa, one of the most prestigious Egyptian daily newspapers.
Hundreds of people are missing and several are feared dead after a hydropower dam under construction in southern Laos collapsed, causing flash flooding which swept away homes, state media reported on Tuesday (July 24).
China's central bank Monday (July 23) injected 502 billion yuan (about US$74.3 billion) into the market via the medium-term lending facility (MLF) to maintain liquidity.
Less than a month after flooding killed more than 200 people in western Japan, a heat wave has now brought unprecedented scorching temperatures, killing at least 30 people and sending thousands nationwide to hospitals.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government.
The European Union (EU) signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Japan on Tuesday (July 17) that will eliminate tariffs on almost all products traded between the two trading blocks.
Nearly 70,000 security personnel will be deployed at all the 22,967 polling stations during Cambodia's coming general election, a member of the Cambodian National Election Committee (NEC) said on July 17.
The Philippine Navy said on July 16 that it and the Royal Australian Navy has started 10-day joint exercises in the Sulu Sea to deal with threats of kidnapping and terrorism.
Nearly 100,000 residents were temporarily evacuated as a flood peak passed the city proper of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on July 14.
The Lao army received four helicopters Mi-17 repaired by Russian Helicopters at a ceremony held at Wattay airport in the Lao capital of Vientiane on July 12.
At least 13 people were killed and 47 others injured in a suicide blast that hit a political gathering in the country's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar on July 10 night, police and hospital officials said.