Thailand's floodwaters have already killed 269 people and submerged some 3.4 million acres of farmland to the north. And Bangkok's estimated 12 million residents are bracing for another storm.
In Hong Kong, the perfect pre-wedding photo is key, and concern about having the same backdrop as friends has sent couples overseas in their quest for a unique photo.
Thailand's lèse-majesté laws are already strict, but the case against an online forum moderator who didn't delete royal insults quick enough may indicate further crackdowns to come.
A quiet campaign to grant female monks legal recognition began this summer. Advocates hope that the minimal fanfare will help the 'Bhikkhunis' evade conservative religious opposition.
Documents uncovered by Human Rights Watch in Tripoli detail how the CIA and Britain’s MI6 worked to develop warm ties with Libya's Muammar Qaddafi after he vowed to give up weapons of mass destruction.
The Western intelligence agencies used Qaddafi's regime to interrogate suspected militants and aided in tracking down Libyan rebels, including a top rebel military official, according to papers found in a Tripoli office.
As he leaves his post in Bangkok, a correspondent looks at how a rising China has changed the Southeast Asia region after 9/11.
When packing for an adventure near or far, some people won't go anywhere without their best friend. Ann Watts carries a Yorkie/Shih Tzu mix named 'Shanti' in her backpack for a bike ride along the water at Oceanside Harbor in Oceanside, Calif., in 2006.
Thailand's new prime minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, waves to the media at Parliament in Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug. 5. Thai lawmakers chose the US-educated businesswoman as the country's first female prime minister, setting the stage for the political novice to take charge of a volatile nation that has been deeply divided since her brother was ousted in a 2006 coup.