Reports of a Hong Kong businessman’s disappearance in China sparks concern. Beijing cracks down on cell phones. Plus, the United States Defense Secretary heads to Asia. VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.
The two countries are going forward with an agreement to resettle about 1,200 migrants being held on a Pacific island.
Amnesty claims 7,000 alleged drug offenders killed in seven months.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand said Monday that the tourist industry earned 2.52 trillion baht ($71.4 billion) last year, up 11 percent from 2015.
In Muslim-majority Malaysia, group CEO of Asia's largest budget airline, AirAsia, suggests countries in10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations could cash in.
Why did a Court Stop the Philippine National Police? Can a Japanese hotel smooth over relations with the rest of Asia? Plus, Jakarta moves to stop a rally. VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.
Ko Ni, prominent Muslim lawyer and adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi's Party, was assassinated Sunday.
Two posts, one on refugees and the other on poverty that were put up around the beginning of the Lunar New Year holiday have many fuming, and saying 'not my problem'.
Sectors such as apparel and pharmaceuticals were bracing for a hit with the trade deal, which did not include India.
Ko Ni, a prominent member of Myanmar's Muslim minority, was gunned down Sunday as he was waiting for a taxi outside Yangon's international airport.
Analyst says if ASEAN, and especially Indonesia, as the most populous Muslim nation, engage closely with the Burmese government, change might occur.
How are some Asian countries responding to US travel restrictions? The latests on the death of a prominent lawyer’s death. Plus, the Philippines extends its drug war. VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.