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Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Feb 20, 2018

Volcanologists say the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "completely annihilated" the mountain's summit

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Feb 19, 2018

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes

US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

Feb 18, 2018

U.S. forces are undeterred by China's military presence on newly built islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters

Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

Feb 16, 2018

Under Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has aggressively prosecuted dozens of journalists and worked in other ways to suppress and discredit the media

China charges former rising political star with bribery

Feb 13, 2018

Chinese authorities have charged former rising political star Sun Zhengcai with bribery

Holidaying frog game finds fans among China's harried youth

Feb 13, 2018

A mobile game starring a vacationing frog has attracted a massive following in China by speaking to a desire for a less harried existence

Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

Feb 10, 2018

The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country's exclusive economic zone

Thais arrest alleged Russian cybercrime market operator

Feb 9, 2018

Police in Thailand say they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace

China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

Feb 9, 2018

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs

Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze

Feb 8, 2018

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples and towering skyscrapers that draw millions of tourists each year

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China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by...

Feb 9, 2018

Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze

A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, blurring views of the gilded temples...

Feb 8, 2018

Orangutan shot with air gun 130 times in 2nd Borneo killing

A male orangutan on the Indonesian part of Borneo died after being shot at least 130 times with an...

Feb 7, 2018

Vietnam jails activist for livestreaming pollution march

A court in central Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 14 years in jail for livestreaming...

Feb 7, 2018

Thai construction magnate arrested for hunting in sanctuary

Officials say the head of one of Thailand's largest construction companies has been arrested for...

Feb 6, 2018

China solar supplier grows in India to avoid trade controls

One of China's biggest makers of solar panels says it will invest $309 million to expand...

Feb 6, 2018