Thailand has carried out its first execution since 2009, the government said, putting a 26-year-old convicted murderer to death by lethal injection in a move condemned by Amnesty International as "deplorable".
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It is time for Filipinos to consider how they can use plastic in a "less destructive way,” Senator Koko Pimentel said on Thursday.
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Indonesia passed a new law Friday that will give police more power to take pre-emptive action against terror suspects following the country's deadliest Islamist attacks in years.
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Malacanang must immediately convene the National Security Council (NSC) to come up with "decisive courses of action" on the reported China’s militarization of the West Philippine Sea (WPS).
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Almost every week Asih Widodo attends a vigil outside Indonesia's presidential palace, seeking justice for his son who died in an orgy of violence after the fall of dictator Suharto.
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A family of five, including a child, carried out the suicide bombing of a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, a day after a deadly wave of attacks on churches staged by another family.
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A family of six including two young daughters staged suicide bombings at three Indonesian churches during Sunday services, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens in attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.
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Malacañang on Friday congratulated the Philippines’ "old friend" Mahathir Mohamad on his return as Prime Minister of Malaysia.
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Southeast Asia faces "very real" threats from the Islamic State (IS) group despite their defeat in the Middle East, as well as cyber-attacks, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned Saturday as he opened a regional summit.
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Senator Cynthia Villar on Saturday called on the government to take bolder measures to end "plastic pollution" which threatens the country’s wildlife and marine resources.
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The United States said Thursday it was considering revoking import preferences for India, Indonesia and Kazakhstan over concerns about trade barriers and worker rights.
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Senator Sonny Angara on Thursday raised the need to improve the financial literacy of Filipinos to enable them to equip them with skills that will protect them against financial "scams.”
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Indonesia seized an alleged "slave ship" following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel escaped capture in China and Mozambique, authorities said Tuesday.
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At the centre of a scandal over alleged misuse of Facebook users' personal data, Cambridge Analytica is a communications firm hired by those behind Donald Trump's successful US presidential bid.
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Use of encrypted messaging apps to plan terrorist attacks is the greatest threat facing intelligence agencies in modern times, Australia warned Saturday as Southeast Asian leaders vowed closer cooperation to counter extremism.
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Malaysia's prime minister Saturday warned his Southeast Asian neighbours that the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar could become a serious security threat for the region.
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Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Thursday slammed those criticizing President Duterte for withdrawing the ratification of the Rome Statute for supposed adverse impact on the country's standing before the international…
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A string of fatal accidents is threatening to derail Indonesia's relentless infrastructure drive ahead of the Asian Games, a push seen as a key to revving up growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.
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A group of terror attack survivors boycotted Indonesia's first-ever meeting between former militants and their victims Wednesday, souring an event that had been hailed as a key step towards reconciliation.
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Months after being routed from the southern Philippine city of Marawi, jihadists are waging a fresh and deadly bid to set up a Southeast Asian caliphate in the same region, the military warned Friday.
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Indonesian authorities early Tuesday seized 1.6 tons of crystal methamphetamine hidden on a Singapore-flagged ship in their second major drug bust this month, officials said.