A 6.6-magnitude undersea earthquake hit central Indonesia on February 27, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Four Thai fishermen held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly four years have been released, local officials said February 27.
A delegation of refugees from Thailand-Myanmar border is visiting the UK this week, for a lobbying trip focusing on the situation of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons along the Thai-Myanmar border, and the need for more humanitarian assistance, according to Burma Campaign UK on February 26.
A prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin was hacked to death with machetes by unidentified assailants in Dhaka on February 26, police said, with the atheist writer's family claiming he had received numerous threats from Islamists.
Myanmar Vice President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and an accompanying delegation have just finished a diplomatic visit to Thailand
A Hong Kong woman who was found guilty of beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner faces up to seven years in prison
Facebook users in Bangladesh have reacted angrily to the posting of a map on the Myanmar Air Force Facebook page
A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides,"
The Thai police have arrested two female and one male Myanmar workers for having allegedly murdered another Myanmar woman found partially naked on Koh Samui, reports the Bangkok Post on February 24.
Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors.