Australia's poor treatment of refugees in offshore detention camps is "draconian" and is causing lasting damage to refugees and to Australia's reputation as a rights-respecting country, Human Rights Watch said on Friday (13/01).
13 January 2017 | 11:30 PM
Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived home in South Korea on Thursday (12/01) and said he will make a decision soon on his political career, amid expectations he will run in an election that may come early if President Park Geun-hye is forced from office.
13 January 2017 | 11:00 PM
Myanmar on Thursday (12/01) awarded its fourth - and final - telecoms license to a joint venture between Vietnam's telecom company Viettel and two local firms, heating up competition in a rapidly growing market by adding a second majority-Myanmar operator.
13 January 2017 | 10:30 PM
Thailand's Tisco Financial Group expects its loan spread to remain stable or fall slightly in 2017 from last year.
13 January 2017 | 10:00 PM
Volunteers involved in incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama's re-election bid filed a report with the police on Friday (13/01).
13 January 2017 | 09:45 PM
Chinese hotel bookings to Thailand for the Lunar New Year have tumbled as a crackdown on cheap package tours hits visitor numbers from its biggest source of holiday-makers.
13 January 2017 | 09:30 PM
The Ministry of Education and Culture has set the improvement of vocational training as one of its top priorities for 2017.
13 January 2017 | 09:14 PM
Thailand's largest energy firm PTT has chosen a Marubeni and Itochu joint venture to supply a natural gas pipeline, the Thai company said on Thursday.
13 January 2017 | 09:00 PM