A traveller from Malaysia has declared a cow pat as part of their luggage while trying to come into New Zealand.
The satellite launched by North Korea was initially tumbling in orbit but has now stabilised, a US official says.
The developer of a Taiwan building that collapsed and killed at least 39 people in an earthquake on Saturday is being held suspicion of negligent homicide.
An online search has tracked down a suitable donor for Thai-Italian leukaemia patient Lara Casalotti in a 1-in-25-million stem cell match.
The elderly bridge players who were arrested in Thailand's seaside town of Pattaya for allegedly gambling have been given their passports back.
The developer behind a building that collapsed during an earthquake in Taiwan, killing at least 39 people, has been arrested on suspicion of negligent homicide.
Radical cleric Abu Bakar Bashir has been linked to two of the seven men jailed by a Jakarta court for supporting Islamic State.
Hong Kong police have fired warning shots after protests erupted when authorities tried to move illegal street vendors in Kowloon.
New Zealand has been rocked by a 5.7 earthquake, with more than 250 reports coming in from Wellington, Blenheim, the West Coast and Christchurch.
The Indian government has essentially banned a program that offered free access to a limited Facebook service for low income residents.
Thailand has halted imports of Australian prepacked lettuce after a salmonella outbreak and following a warning from a UN agency.
An American of Pakistani descent has testified in an Indian court via video link about his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.

Lunar New Year starts with a bang

Millions of people in China and Australia have started to celebrate, as Lunar New Year officially begins.
The nominees for Myanmar's next president will be revealed on March 17 with the odds stacked in favour of Aung San Suu Kyi's party.
Four survivors, including an eight-year-old girl, have been rescued from a Taiwanese apartment building two days after a large quake caused it to collapse.

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