A Pakistani passport forger whose fakes may have been sold to Islamic State operatives has been arrested in Thailand, police said Friday, ending a career that helped people slip into Europe illegally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host 10 Southeast Asian leaders as guests of honour at India's Republic Day celebrations as New Delhi seeks to blunt China's influence in the region.
Thais were left bemused by the latest antics of Thai junta leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha after he told reporters to direct any serious questions to a cardboard cut-out of himself.
The corruption trial of a Vietnamese former oil executive who was allegedly kidnapped from Germany opened on Monday, a high-profile case that can carry the death sentence.
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A lawmaker has called for the resignation of Commission on Higher Education (CHED) chairperson Patricia Licuanan over concerns about her health.
Two Thai cops are under investigation for partying with a rock star shortly after he was bailed on gun charges, police said Friday, a scandal illuminating the kingdom's culture of impunity for the rich and famous.
Vietnamese cops have seized $3 million worth of heroin hidden inside packets of tea and smuggled from Laos, state media said Thursday, the largest recorded haul of the drug in the communist country.
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President Rodrigo Duterte earned around P50.4 trillion for the Philippines in grants, investment deals and pledges after nine foreign visits in 2017, according to a year-end report from Malacañang.
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Canada and the United States announced Tuesday they will host a summit of foreign ministers in Vancouver on January 16, including envoys from Japan and South Korea, to seek progress on the North Korean nuclear crisis.
The EU on Monday agreed to resume political contacts "at all levels" with Thailand, more than three years after suspending them in protest at the military coup in Bangkok.
Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Tuesday called for an independent expert review of the controversial new study which showed the dengue fever vaccine
The government may have lost a golden opportunity to collect up to P117.1 billion in additional taxes while lowering the value-added tax from 12 to 10 percent, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Friday.
Face-scans or fingerprints will be needed to buy SIM cards in Thailand from next month as the kingdom tries to crack down on electronic fraud and encourage mobile banking.
Senator Bam Aquino hopes that by next school year, financial literacy and entrepreneurship will be taught in public schools.
Former President Benigno Aquino III has opted to pay his last respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Royal Thai Embassy in Makati instead of attending the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ change of command ceremony.
US Defense Secretary Mattis heaps praise on military for not committing any human rights violations…
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday praised the Philippine military for upholding human rights in a five-month battle against pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city.
Two top leaders of China will visit Asian countries including the Philippines after the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress which kicked off on Wednesday, a Chinese foreign official said.
Thailand's junta chief said Tuesday the country would hold elections in November 2018, more than four years after the military seized power and imposed a blanket ban on politics.
Donald Trump welcomed Thai junta leader chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha to the White House on Monday, trying to turn the page after coups rocked one of America's oldest alliances.
A quarter of a million people are expected to descend on the Thai capital for an elaborate cremation ceremony planned for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej next month, a junta leader said Friday.
Thailand's junta leader on Thursday said fugitive ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai, a day after she was handed a five-year jail term in absentia for negligence.
Thailand's top court on Wednesday sentenced ousted premier Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison for criminal negligence, a verdict that likely ends the political career of a popular leader who fled the junta-run kingdom…
Thailand's top court will deliver a verdict Wednesday on whether ex-premier Yingluck Shinawatra is guilty of negligence -- but the fugitive politician will almost certainly be a no-show, having yet to publicly emerge since she fled the…