Fertiliser, gun powder, digital clocks and remote-controlled cars have been found in a Bangkok apartment which police say were for bomb-making purposes.
Malaysia's National Day celebrations have been attended by thousands, after weekend protests called for Prime Minister Najib Razak's ouster.
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Australian journalist Alan Morison and his Thai colleague are set to find out their fate in a defamation case brought by Thailand's navy.
Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on Sunday, called for a "people's power" movement to topple Prime...
Seven workers have been killed in an accident at a Chinese paper mill, authorities say.
Two Australians are among more than 18,000 prisoners in Vietnam granted a presidential amnesty to mark the country's 70th independence day celebrations.
Up to an estimated 80,000 people have ignored police warnings to gather in Kuala Lumpur to protest over Malaysia's prime minister.
Myanmar authorities have established a minimum wage of 3600 Kyats ($A3.90) for a standard eight-hour work day.
A Scottish ex-serviceman, stabbed in a Kuta bar earlier this month, has withdrawn his complaint against a Melbourne retiree, whom police have released.
Bali police are investigating claims a group of Australian men were victims of brutality and extortion during a bucks week in Seminyak.
An Australian man is believed to have died while surfing off Indonesia's Mentawai Islands.
Five people have been killed after communal clashes in western India.
Slaughter-ready cattle from Australia should begin their journey to Indonesia this week, the Jakarta-based body which is correcting the beef scarcity says.
A 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and accidentally punched a hole through a $2 million Italian oil painting at an exhibition in Taiwan.

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