Asia Pacific

News, features, and special reports from the Asia Pacific region, the world’s most populous and fastest-growing region. Covers countries and territories in East Asia; Southeast Asia; Australia and New Zealand; Melanesia; Micronesia; Polynesia; and Russia’s Asian region.


Asia Pacific

Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 11 after charred remains found

Myanmar soldiers accused of killing 11 after charred remains found
Asia Pacific

Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Australia joins diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Asia Pacific

Southeast Asia Speaks: Charmaine Willoughby on unpacking Filipinos’ views of ASEAN

Southeast Asia Speaks: Charmaine Willoughby on unpacking Filipinos’ views of ASEAN
Asia Pacific

LGBTQ+ groups cheer Tokyo’s same-sex partnership move as huge step forward

LGBTQ+ groups cheer Tokyo’s same-sex partnership move as huge step forward

Asia Pacific

Malaysia court upholds guilty verdict for former PM Najib in 1MDB-linked case

Malaysia court upholds guilty verdict for former PM Najib in 1MDB-linked case
Asia Pacific

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases top 7,000 for first time

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases top 7,000 for first time

Asia Pacific

China condemns US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

China condemns US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
Asia Pacific

Myanmar junta official visits Cambodia after Suu Kyi sentencing

Myanmar junta official visits Cambodia after Suu Kyi sentencing

Asia Pacific

No one above the law, Myanmar junta minister says of Suu Kyi sentence

No one above the law, Myanmar junta minister says of Suu Kyi sentence
Global Affairs

China says US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics could harm co-operation

China says US diplomatic boycott of Winter Olympics could harm co-operation