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Asian factories rev up in Sept ahead of year-end spending spree

'The regional economies continue to grow at a decent pace.'

Typhoon Talim veers away from Taiwan, moves towards Japan

Talim had gained in strength since Wednesday as it approached Taiwan's northern cities.

Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ over North Korea hurts his Asia allies

Tensions with Pyongyang could shift U.S. attention further from the wider regional agenda in Southeast Asia, including disputed waters.
August 12, 2017 | 12:57 pm GMT+7

Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

Typhoon Nesat traveled with wind speeds of around 119 km per hour.
July 31, 2017 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Thailand leads the pack for Asia's abused tourist elephants

Of the 2,923 elephants WAP documented working within Asia's tourism trade, 2,198 were found in Thailand alone.
July 06, 2017 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman named among Asia’s top 100 scientists

The associate professor was selected for her work in the field of agricultural sciences.
June 29, 2017 | 11:21 am GMT+7

Five Vietnamese companies in Asia’s top 300: Nikkei

Dairy giant Vinamilk has made it to the top 10, rising from its 20th position last year.
June 16, 2017 | 02:41 pm GMT+7

Mattis says US committed to Asia-Pacific as allies seek clear policy

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States remains committed to its Asia-Pacific allies.
June 02, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

US trade rep says no return to TPP deal and wants bilateral deals in Asia

'The U.S. pulled out of the TPP and it's not going to change that decision. That does not mean we will not engage in this region.'
May 21, 2017 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese ‘Hip-hop Queen’ Suboi breaks into Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Asia

Three young entrepreneurs from Vietnam have also been honored.
April 13, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Five billion mobile phone users projected by mid-2017 - study

By 2020, Asia with rising populations will account for around half total growth.
February 28, 2017 | 08:34 am GMT+7

Asians in love: Top 5 places with the happiest couples

What Vietnamese, Malays and Filipinos love and hate about their partners.
February 19, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Trump pulls US out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties

'We're going to stop the ridiculous trade deals that have taken everybody out of our country and taken companies out of our country.'
January 24, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

E-waste rising dangerously in Asia: UN study

Vietnam was among the lowest e-waste generators with an average of about one kilogram for each person in 2015.
January 15, 2017 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay named in top ten Asian heritage sites

The 'Descending Dragon' has landed on a list of the must-see places in Asia.
December 19, 2016 | 11:41 am GMT+7