First lady Melania Trump presented Mother Mushroom, or Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, with an International Woman of Courage Award in March, in part for her environmental campaigning.
Dennis Rodman’s visit to Pyongyang also raises concerns he will be used as a pawn to bolster a sympathetic image for Kim Jong Un.
North Korea wants sanctions relief before allowing humanitarian assistance and the repatriation of defectors in return for family reunions.
With help of technology and smatter of color, China regaining its status as 'kingdom of bicycles,' but some say flood of bikes crowding sidewalks, creating headaches.
The leaders of Germany, France and Italy, in a highly unusual move, issued a joint statement expressing 'regret' at the decision.
Analysts say Thailand’s military government has fallen short in business and economic reforms, to boost long term outlook and trigger foreign direct investment.
Some 60 exhibitors at the annual Computex Taipei show are working on virtual reality-related products.
Week of fighting between troops and a Muslim rebel group has killed nearly 100 people, forcing more to relocate.
China puts faith in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s actions that show he cares about long-term political and economic ties, experts say.
Judges said this week Taiwan’s Constitution should protect unions between two men or two women, but Taiwan’s parliament hasn’t given final approval.
Park Geun-hye’s defense strategy to stall and evade hurt her impeachment case but it could help her now.
The forum covered entrepreneurship, the ‘digital revolution’, cross-border trade, and governance for greater collaboration between industry, government and civil society