China's Foreign Affairs Vice Minister Liu Zhenmin (R) and Singapore's Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Chee Wee Kiong (L) brief the media after the 22nd ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Consultations meeting in Singapore, April 28, 2016.
Low costs and a burgeoning young, working class population, give South Asia an opportunity to increase the size of its labor-intensive apparel industry.
A Vietnam War Summit held at the LBJ Presidential Library discussed the price paid by many of those who served in the conflict, as well as the transformation in US-Vietnam relations since.
Chinese police would be granted power to cancel any activities they deem a threat to national security and could summon the leaders of foreign NGOs to meetings.
The Royal Turtle, also known as Southern River terrapinis, is one of the world's 25 most endangered tortoises and freshwater turtles.
Cambodia saw a national all-time record high of 42.6°C set in Preah Vihea province on April 15.
Statement follows EU report questioning Beijing’s commitment to govern Hong Kong under ‘one country, two systems’ principle
Cambodia, one of Southeast Asia's least-developed countries, enjoys large amounts of aid and investment from China.
1 in 5 children in Myanmar aged 10-17 go to work instead of school, according to figures from a census report on employment published last month.
Plane patrolling area diverted Sunday to evacuate three injured workers, China's state-run media said; US increasingly concerned about China’s action in area.
The report said, 950 were arrested overseas with the help of authorities in Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Malaysia.
A recent study of 24 Asian countries found a highway death toll of 750,000 per year; Traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for people under the age of 30.
In Thailand, thousands of unregistered domestic workers from Myanmar face daily abuse at the hands of their employees. VOA Khmer's Sreng Leakhena narrates.
Tiger populations globally have contracted by more than 90 percent to around 3,000 to 4,000 animals in less than 200 years.
Clip uncovers deep-rooted discrimination against single women, Chinese government’s inaction in tackling gender inequity issues, analysts say.
Democrat Party’s opposition leaves in doubt August referendum on new charter, as it lines up with other political parties in calling for document to be rejected.
The visit came at the end of a two-day meeting with other G7 foreign ministers; An overriding theme during the sessions was nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament.
Many economies in the East Asia Pacific region are at risk from low commodity prices and weak external demand, including Laos, Mongolia and Papua New Guinea.
Burmese language media said Friday Myanmar has released 69 student activists who were detained last year and awaiting trial.
Long-term relationship will hinge on how the new civilian government addresses concerns raised by China regarding border security and business disagreements.
The country's rubber stamp parliament approved Nguyen Xuan Phuc Thursday; He takes over from Nguyen Tan Dung, who stepped down after a decade in office.
Dung's departure was a mere formality after he lost a leadership battle during the ruling Communist Party's congress in January.
It's been a long time coming, but the Great Lakes are one step closer to avoiding an Asian Carp invasion. VOA Khmer's Cheoung Pochin narrates.
Lawmakers create position of State Counselor, drawing opposition from military representatives in parliament.
Social media discussions were heavily censored; Panama in English and the Chinese words for Panama and Panama documents were among the top 10 blocked phrases on Tuesday.
New orders allow military personnel to act with police powers to conduct searches, seize assets, suspend financial transactions and prevent suspects from travelling abroad.
Tens of millions of people are being affected by the low level of the Mekong, a rice-bowl-sustaining river system that flows into Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.