The murder of Kim Jong-nam is already having an impact on the North's relations with China and Malaysia, whose ties are crucial to the isolated regime.
Some analysts think that Kim Jong-nam's ties to either China or South Korea may have made him an unacceptable threat to the regime.
The older half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was reportedly assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte angrily dressed down more than 200 police officers on national television, calling them 'rotten to the core.'
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said he will back Japan's claims to islands also claimed by China. Will this be seen as a new signal of aggression by Trump administration toward China?
The new US Defense secretary said that the United States would stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with South Korea against the threat posed by North Korea.
Some 7,000 Filipinos have been killed in the government's anti-drug campaign since President Rodrigo Duterte took office this summer.
As Singapore goes all out to reverse its ultralow fertility rate, many nations facing tough economic and social problems as the ranks of young people dwindle watch closely for lessons.
The Chinese New Year is a time for travel and celebration. For many in China, it is the only time of year that they can be together with their families.
In his first news conference with foreign media since defecting in August, former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho described the country as being 'on a slippery slope.'