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Indonesia's election watchdog is investigating possible vote-rigging before next week's presidential and legislative elections following the emergence of video which purportedly shows tens of thousands of pre-marked ballot papers.
A Chinese researcher who sparked improved cognitive function in monkeys by implanting human genes into their brains has defended his experiment, which has divided the scientific community.
A New Zealand man may face prison after admitting abusing worshipers outside the Al Noor Mosque in Christchurch, where 42 people were killed in a terrorist attack last month.
It was a dream that manifested for Marin Minamiya the first time she laid eyes on Mount Everest about six years ago.
In the wake of the attacks, Muslims, minorities, and migrants are coming forward to share their experience -- and many New Zealanders are asking themselves an uncomfortable question: Just how racist are we?
The second major seizure of pangolin scales in Singapore in under a week has highlighted the plight of one of the world's most trafficked animals, a shy and secretive beast whose meat, blood and scales are highly sought after in parts of Asia.
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has won more than $600,000 and could receive millions more, after successfully arguing that an Australian tabloid newspaper defamed him with a #MeToo story.
The reincarnation of the Dalai Lama must "comply with Chinese laws," the Chinese Communist Party government has said as the Tibetan spiritual leader recovers in hospital from a chest infection.
New Zealand's parliament has voted almost unanimously in favor of changing the country's gun laws, less than a month after a mass shooting left 50 people dead.
A Bollywood biopic of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been banned from release during the country's elections, amid claims it would serve as political propaganda.
Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman for a swollen eye were shocked to find four tiny bees living under her left eyelid.
Fresh accusations of Chinese influence-peddling have emerged in Australia weeks before a national election, following claims a billionaire seeking Australian citizenship paid a lobbyist thousands of dollars to meet the then-immigration minister.
A woman in southwest China has been detained by police after she posted a video online showing herself catching fish while wearing a red scarf associated with the Young Pioneers of China, a Communist Party organization.
The Dalai Lama has been hospitalized with a chest infection, but is in a stable condition, his aides said Tuesday.
At work in central Hong Kong, David Hand is surrounded by people speaking Chinese and English. But inside his home, the Welsh language rules.
A Japanese F-35 stealth fighter, one of the world's most-advanced warplanes, has gone missing over the Pacific Ocean, Japanese defense officials said.
For decades, he was known as a godfather of excess. The wealthiest man in the world for many years, the sultan of Brunei knew how to spend the vast riches that flowed from the oil deposits bestowed upon the tiny Southeast Asian nation he controls with absolute power.
Burger King NZ has removed an advertisement showing diners eating burgers with oversized chopsticks after a social media backlash.
Online grocery startup Honestbee is betting a brick-and-mortar store will help it compete against tech giant Alibaba.
A Hong Kong court has found three prominent activists guilty for leading mass pro-democracy protests that brought parts of the city to a standstill in 2014.