Enormous strides have been made in adult population, but parental consent laws hinder testing for youths and contribute to 'hidden epidemic,' experts say.
Meeting between Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein to take place Wednesday morning in Naypyitaw, while meeting with military chief is scheduled for later that day.
Glyn Davies criticizes military government's restrictions on free speech and its use of military courts in civilian cases.
Chinese scientists say Tibetan Plateau, the 'roof of the world,' may soon lose most of its glacier and permafrost, dramatically affecting Asia's water supply.
Taipei has taken a low-key approach but makes the same claims as China, asserting that almost all of the busy waterway is part of its territory
Unidentified gunmen opened fire on worshippers inside a Shi’ite mosque in Bangladesh’s Bogra district Thursday evening
Nine-minute voice-recorded video purportedly came from East Indonesia Mujahidin, led by country's most wanted militant, Abu Wardah Santoso, who has pledged allegiance to IS.
Media attacks target analysts who reportedly say Beijing has 'historic sovereignty' in disputed waters of the South China Sea.
Globally some seven million people a year die prematurely due to indoor and outdoor pollution with about 70 per cent of those deaths in region.
Long-time labor rights advocate Do Thi Minh Hanh, once imprisoned for helping organize labor strikes, says she was held Monday for '13 hours without being given any reasons'.
Thai authorities have not officially named the bombing an act of terror, and accordingly neither suspect will face terrorism charges.
Six years after nearly five dozen people were gunned down in Philippines' worst case of election-related violence, no convictions have been made.