The arrests will be seen as a sign of a growing hostility towards homosexuality in Indonesia.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 2:29 pm
More than 4,000 animal body parts were destroyed to discourage illegal wildlife hunting and trading.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 1:42 pm
The director of a "controversial" remake of the 1980s classic says Sylvester Stallone's support is like "an endorsement from God".
Posted: May 22, 2017, 11:05 am
The group BTS beat Justin Bieber to the fan-voted Top Social Artist prize.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:36 am
The bomb blast took place on the third anniversary of the coup which brought the military to power.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 10:21 am
Mumbai Indians beat Rising Pune Supergiant by one run to win a thrilling Indian Premier League final and seal a record third title.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 9:31 am
Anshu Jamsenpa scaled Everest twice in five days, thought to be the fastest dual ascent by a woman.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 8:31 am
Relatives of two hostages killed in a cafe in 2014 say authorities' tactics were "outrageous".
Posted: May 22, 2017, 6:36 am
This is the first time India's government has earmarked roles for transgender men and women - and 23 are set to start.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 4:48 am
Billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife, Nicola, will give A$400m (£229m; $298m) to charity.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 4:24 am
The staff shake-up marks the biggest round of cuts in two decades.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 2:43 am
Wang Quanzhang's disappearance may be due to his "refusal to compromise"
Posted: May 22, 2017, 12:54 am
Video of Japanese Buddhist DJ Gyosen Asakura's techno service went viral on social media.
Posted: May 22, 2017, 12:09 am
A slum in Indonesia is aiming to become a tourist destination.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:31 pm
This luxury car showroom in Singapore has found a novel way to put its vehicles on display.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:22 pm
How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 11:10 pm
The medium-range ballistic missile was launched days after the UN demanded tests should stop.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 10:24 pm
The world's highest mountain poses new hazards after the collapse of a key rocky outcrop.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 4:33 pm
The new station is aiming to attract a different audience.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 10:00 am
A third person, a woman from Finland, is missing and may have been kidnapped.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 7:41 am
Up to 20 US informants were killed or imprisoned in China between 2010-12, says the New York Times.
Posted: May 21, 2017, 12:41 am
Filipinos have known about modern servitude long before an American's confession that his family kept a slave for 56 years.
Posted: May 20, 2017, 1:07 pm
The Philippine president's youngest son, who has eschewed politics, now has his own travel show.
Posted: May 20, 2017, 12:30 am
When Australian artist Matt Butterworth offered to pose, he was met with "crazy" demand.
Posted: May 19, 2017, 9:09 am
Why an engagement is reigniting debate about women and the Japanese monarchy.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 11:32 pm
In 1988 a military scientist from Taiwan sent his wife to Tokyo Disneyland and then defected to the US.
Posted: May 18, 2017, 12:28 am
In post-WW2 Japan, Shinichi Suzuki devised a new method of teaching the violin.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 11:11 pm
An assault on two women at a South Australian beach has revived debate about tourist safety.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 1:05 pm
A woman in pink has become a "walking billboard" to raise awareness of sexual harassment in China.
Posted: May 17, 2017, 1:26 am
Who was Mohammad Amin, or Meeno, the transgender Pakistani who died under arrest in Saudi Arabia?
Posted: May 16, 2017, 11:55 pm
The government is trying to end a damaging spat with the army that has spilled onto social media.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 4:58 pm
It could be intended to be part of a larger intercontinental missile capable of reaching the US.
Posted: May 15, 2017, 7:40 am
The high-profile trial involving a naval officer that captivated India and inspired Bollywood films.
Posted: May 14, 2017, 11:50 pm
Rajasthan's Royal Red Tent is as tall as a double-decker bus - and it's getting its first proper clean in three centuries.
Posted: May 13, 2017, 11:35 pm
Hong Kong popstar G.E.M. has millions of fans across China, and her song-writing skills have earned her comparisons with one of the world's biggest pop stars.
Posted: May 13, 2017, 11:02 pm
How a skin cancer sufferer and his son embarked on a poignant campaign from their Sydney home.
Posted: May 13, 2017, 2:15 pm
Posters encouraging national pride have caused debate in Japan, but it turns out the star is actually Chinese.
Posted: May 12, 2017, 1:35 am