Millions of people have already been celebrating the arrival of 2017.
Asian education systems have come out on top in the OECD’s latest PISA global survey.
A collision involving two trains in the Pakistani city of Karachi has left many victims.
A new report from UNICEF unearths some shocking figures on the extent of the damage air pollution is doing to children all over the world
Hanjin Shipping's largest shareholder, Korean Air Lines, has again delayed a decision on a rescue plan, adding to uncertainty about cargo stranded at sea following the container carrier's collapse.
In Asia Singapore had the first confirmed local transmission of the zika virus, back in August.
Singapore is the only Asian country with active transmission of the mosquito-born virus, which generally causes mild symptoms but can lead to serious birth defects in unborn children.
After searching for more than two years the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is likely to be suspended if the plane is not found in the current search area, say the transport ministers of Malay
Fast-growing markets such as robotics, virtual reality and especially drones were the main focus at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show Asia in
Clothing and accessories label ‘Gulabo’ showed off its new collection on the opening day of Fashion Pakistan Week in Karachi. Founded in 2005 by the
Yahoo has reportedly set a deadline of April 11 for the submission of preliminary bids for its internet business - which includes search, mail and news sites - and Asian assets.
Moody's has downgraded its outlook on Chinese government debt to 'negative' from 'stable' due to uncertainty about economic reforms, rising debt and falling foreign currency reserves.
Unprecedented cold brings shock and excitement to parts of Asia. In South Korea hundreds of flights had to be cancelled, many had seen snow for the
Indonesia has seen attacks by Islamist militants before, but Thursday’s coordinated assault by a team of suicide bombers and gunmen is unprecedented
The volatility in Chinese markets has continued. They were down sharply at the close on Monday, dragging Asian markets down with them. The Shanghai
“Violent New Year fireworks,” is how one analyst summed up events on Wall Street where the Dow fell 450 points having its worst opening day in 84
Welcome to 2016 and a rude surprise on the trading floor for those who thought there might be a quiet start to the New Year. What’s been described
Investors have chosen to take the historic hike in US interest rates as a sign of confidence in the world’s largest economy. Asian stock markets
Heads of state gathering in Kuala Lumpur were treated to a gala dinner following a long day of meetings at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize as an icon of peaceful democratic resistance. She could only receive it in person in 2012, after
The tourism industry’s leading global event includes some 250 new exhibitors this year. At the 2015 World Travel Market in London, upcoming tourist
Many family homes in northern Pakistan have been reduced to rubble by a massive earthquake that struck the region on Monday. Villagers in Pir Baba
TPP: the initials may mean little to many outside the Pacific rim. Yet the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Monday will be the world’s biggest
The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed what is described as a historic but also controversial deal to free up trade and
The World Bank has cut its growth forecasts for this year and next in the developing East Asia and Pacific, due to the risk of a sharp slowdown in
Deteriorating air quality means that all primary and secondary schools in Singapore will be closed on Friday due to the persistent haze caused by
Turkmenistan's massive sports infrastructure investment is a reflection of its long-term national and Asian sporting ambitions.
In the last few weeks oil prices went on a wild rollercoaster ride. Now they seem to have re-taken their shaky path, driven in no small part by the