Bloggers and their relatives are violently attacked and arrested.
Some lawmakers and ex-government officials accuse the State Department of favoring powers such as China and India.
U.N. data on water targets mask underlying concerns in the region.
A U.S. shows of force on the Korean peninsula draws battle cries from Pyongyang.
The U.S. and EU crank up the pressure on Vientiane as concerns mount over the whereabouts of a social activist.
The Burmese opposition leader is facing a deluge of criticism over a copper mine decision.
Experts warn of the implications of domestic violence on International Women's Day.
Chinese corporate espionage poses a threat to regional security, some analysts say.
Pyongyang's defiant nuclear test poses a dilemma to the new Chinese leadership.
An American-led trade liberalization model faces a tough sell in Asia.
A high-level corruption probe in the telecom sector is a gauge of the government's seriousness in adopting reforms.
Vietnam’s unrelenting campaign to muzzle dissent raises human rights fears in Southeast Asia.
China's maritime row with its neighbors, a possible nuclear test by North Korea, and self-immolation protests in Tibet may dominate developments in East Asia.
South Korea's presidential election result eases concerns about a possible policy split with U.S. and other nations over a belligerent North Korea.
The bloody government crackdown on protesters last week is a grim reminder that ongoing reforms remain reversible.
Vietnam and India retaliate after Beijing prints a disputed map on new Chinese passports.
The Asian power continues to gain influence in Burma, Thailand, and Cambodia.
Tibetans are unrelenting in their self-immolation campaign to restore their rights.
Can US presidential contender Mitt Romney fulfill his pledge to slap punitive tariffs on 'currency manipulator' China?
Ex-king Norodom Sihanouk's death raises questions about the future of the country's royal institution.
As the presidential race nears its end, China draws flak for American economic woes.
China's dam-building spree on the upper Mekong River raises new tensions over water resources.
It appears to be showing flexibility in efforts to devise a code of conduct for South China Sea claimants.
As the US prepares to welcome the Nobel laureate, right groups caution about the military's tight grip on power.
North Korea criticizes Chinese investment even as it banks on China to mend its broken economy.
Vietnamese banks are saddled with bad loans but the extent of the problem remains a mystery.
US allies Japan and South Korea are locked in their worst diplomatic spat in years.
The discrimination against minority Rohingya Muslims is occurring in a region with the world’s biggest Muslim population.
Lao officials stumble in their public relations drive to market the Xayaburi dam project.
The removal of a top military official points to jockeying for power, but not so much over policy, in the reclusive nation.