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Despite apology, Indonesia asks why U.S. blocked military chief's travel

'We still await clarification, an explanation why this happened.'

Growing up in a political bubble: Are Vietnamese millennials ready to burst free?

Many Vietnamese youths speak of a disconnection with the rest of the world, while others embrace upcoming, radical ...

Middle Europe turns its back on the EU

Central Europe is now deeply and popularly conservative.
October 21, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Singapore PM Lee says ready to step down in couple of years; no successor picked yet

A new election could be called any time before 2021, PM Lee said. 
October 20, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

U.S. knew of Indonesian anti-communist massacre as it unfolded

The crackdown on communists in Indonesia led to at least 500,000 deaths and was considered one of the worst massacres in the 20th century. 
October 20, 2017 | 11:17 am GMT+7

Obama slams 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail

'What we can't have is the same old politics of division that we have seen so many times before, that dates back centuries.'
October 20, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

China suggests Xi's political ideology to be elevated in party constitution

Xi is widely seen as the strongest leader since Mao Zedong.
October 19, 2017 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist Party

'With decades of hard work, socialism with Chinese characteristics has crossed the threshold into a new era,' said Chinese President Xi Jinping.
October 18, 2017 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

China's Xi caught between Kim nukes, Trump tweets

Xi's relationship with Kim is also complicated.
October 16, 2017 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Abe on course for landslide win in Japan vote: poll

A two-thirds majority in parliament would allow Abe to push through an amendment to Japan's pacifist constitution.
October 16, 2017 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Hillary Clinton blames election loss on sexism during UK book tour

'The only way we'll get sexism out of politics is to get many more women into politics.'
October 16, 2017 | 08:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam to reassign top government inspector as part of large-scale leadership reshuffle

He is likely to be appointed as a top provincial leader under the Communist Party's personnel rotation policy.
October 11, 2017 | 04:44 pm GMT+7

China's Xi looks set to keep right-hand man on despite age

At 69, Wang Qishan is often considered China's second most powerful man. 
October 11, 2017 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Cambodia's Hun Sen renews criticism of United States amid escalating row

Cambodian PM accused the U.S. of double standards, following U.S.'s criticism of arrests of opposition leader. 
October 11, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Gloves off as Japan election campaign starts

Heating competition among parties as upcoming election in Japan approaches. 
October 10, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7