FILE - A man casts a fishing net on the Mekong riverbank in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Border spat between armies of two countries in Himalayas underlines mutual tensions despite growing commercial ties highlighted by Xi Jinping's high-profile visit.
Locals desire the protection and development the base might bring are also worried about the environmental impact.
Indonesia has threatened to revoke the citizenship of those who support Islamic State militants.
Authorities in Cambodia have detained 11 activists after they tried to stop further studies for a planned Chinese built dam.
China is a major donor and investor in Cambodia, as it is for many poor countries in the region, expanding its influence in recent years.
In this part of three-report series on US public attitudes toward Chinese Americans, VOA looks at the impact of 'lumping' on Chinese Americans.
U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice is calling for expanded military cooperation to help reduce tensions between the United States and China.
Western governments have accused pro-Moscow separatists of using a Russian missile to shoot down the plane, but rebels argue they don't have the capability.
A Dutch-led mission will begin a new search to the west of Australia later this month.
Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have adapted to shifting market conditions and internal pressures for improved labor conditions and products.
PM Abbott says search for the plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, will resume in about two weeks, would last as long as needed to find aircraft.
Journalists say junta are willing to listen to media concerns but have no qualms about taking action if dissatisfied with the message.
Unregistered children are unable to claim national identities needed for access to rights and critical services.
Five women have been named to Japan's new Cabinet, underscoring Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's commitment to better utilizing women to help revitalize the economy.
Africa consumes nine million tons of rice annually; two-thirds of it is imported.
Thailand’s military, police have suppressed release of independent report assessing human rights in kingdom during first 100 days of latest coup.
Beijing and Hanoi have tried to mend ties three months after Chinese oil rig was deployed off coast of Vietnam, setting off deadly riots, straining ties between two neighbors.
Rodriguez's book looks at how and why the Philippine government actively prepares, mobilizes, and regulates its citizens for migrant work abroad.
In an interview with VOA Khmer, Scot Marciel said “regular conversations”
will help reduce regional tensions over the sea.