Filipino presidential candidate, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte (C) gesturing during an election campaign rally in Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines. Duterte, 71 years old, nicknamed 'the punisher', has reportedly won widespread support for his tough-on-crime approach in one of Asia's most crime-ridden countries, and is the front-runner in the elections. Photo: Francis R. Malasig/EPA
25 April 2016
A Philippine presidential candidate who joked about raping a murdered Australian...
Langtang village, in Langtang valley before it was destroyed by an avalanche caused by an earthquake in 2015. Photo: Yosarian/Wikipedia
25 April 2016
Former guesthouse owner Tenzing Lama remembers when foreign tourists thronged Nepal's...
City of Foshan in Guangdong Province, China. Photo: sanshui_pig/Panoramio
23 April 2016
At least five people have been killed and dozens injured by storms raging in southwestern...
Chemical plant fire. Photo: People's Daily,China ‏/Twitter
22 April 2016
A warehouse storing chemicals and fuel exploded and caught fire in the eastern Chinese...
A mother carries her son on a basket after a snowfall outside the shelter for earthquake victims in Gupsipakha, Laprak, Gorkha district, Nepal, 17 January 2016. Photo: EPA
22 April 2016
A year after an earthquake flattened her home in Nepal, Menuka Rokaya still lives in a...
The first Plenary Session of the National Assembly (NA)’s eighth legislature was officially held in Vientiane yesterday and appointed the NA’s body and government officials to high-ranking positions. Photo: Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Lao PDR
21 April 2016
Laos' new leaders took office Tuesday, according to state media, as the secretive...
Aceh Anti-Drug Police destroy cannabis plants were found in the illegal marijuana fields at the foot of Seulawah Mountai , Aceh Besar, Sumatera , Indonesia 10 October 2013. Photo: Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA
20 April 2016
A Malaysian has been arrested for trying to smuggle more than half a tonne of cannabis...
Filipino Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr. (C), who is running for vice president, waves to supporters during a political campaign rally in a Muslim community in Manila, Philippines, 02 April 2016. Photo: Francis R. Malasig/EPA
19 April 2016
On the verge of securing his family's biggest victory since their humiliating downfall...
Fiery Cross Reef. Photo: CSIS/AMTI
19 April 2016
Beijing landed a military plane on a disputed South China Sea reef it has built up into...
16 April 2016
A more powerful quake hit southern Japan early Saturday, killing at least seven people,...
A handout shakemap provided by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on 14 April 2016 of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake (indicated by a star, C) detected in Kumamoto prefecture, southern Japan, 14 April 2016. According to initial reports by USGS, Japan was hit by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. EPA/US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
15 April 2016
Nine people were killed after a powerful earthquake hit southern Japan, toppling homes,...
Local Thais and tourists play with water as they join the annual Songkran Festival celebration in Silom Bangkok, Thailand, 13 April 2016. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EP​A
14 April 2016
Thais and tourists took to the streets on Wednesday to drench each other in a mass water...

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