BBC News - Asia
BBC News - Asia
- Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies
11 Dec 2017 at 11:47pm
Charles Jenkins was detained for nearly 40 years and married a Japanese woman in captivity.
- India Tamil Nadu: Six face death penalty for Dalit murder
12 Dec 2017 at 6:36am
The victim was hacked to death on a busy road in broad daylight for marrying an upper caste woman.
- Indians question curbs on condom adverts
12 Dec 2017 at 7:06am
The government says condom ads are inappropriate for children but Indians are split on the issue.
- Australian town plans 150th anniversary for incorrect year
12 Dec 2017 at 1:49am
The Queensland town of Charleville discovered it had inadvertently missed the anniversary.
- Satoru Anzaki: Dying Japanese man throws 'end of life' party
12 Dec 2017 at 4:35am
Satoru Anzaki, who has terminal cancer, invited 1,000 people to the party to thank them and say goodbye.
- Inside China's 'virtue schools' for women
11 Dec 2017 at 9:32pm
"Career women don't end well? is one of the core messages taught to students who attend.
- Sam Dastyari: Australian senator to quit after China scrutiny
11 Dec 2017 at 8:52pm
Sam Dastyari's resignation follows controversy over his dealings with a wealthy Chinese businessman.
- Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds
11 Dec 2017 at 10:22pm
The species would have struggled to survive even without human contact, research finds.
- Raelene Castle: Rugby Australia appoints first woman chief
12 Dec 2017 at 1:54am
As the sport's first female boss, Raelene Castle reportedly beat 200 candidates for the job.
- Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma tie the knot in Italy
11 Dec 2017 at 2:18pm
The Indian cricket captain and Bollywood actress marry in Italy after weeks of speculation.
- India outrage over brutal rape and murder of six-year-old
11 Dec 2017 at 3:18am
The girl was allegedly abducted from her home while asleep before she was raped and tortured to death.
- Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall
11 Dec 2017 at 6:54am
Wu Yongning, who climbed tall buildings without safety gear, fell from a Changsha skyscraper.
- Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots to be chosen by children
11 Dec 2017 at 2:48am
Can you work out the stories behind the six potential Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic mascots?
- Eurovision 2018: Australia ups the ante with Jessica Mauboy
11 Dec 2017 at 7:13am
Jessica Mauboy, one of Australia's most popular singers, will represent her country in Lisbon next year.
- Bike-share teething pains: 'They?re throwing them in rivers'
11 Dec 2017 at 3:02pm
Bicycle sharing is becoming more popular in Australia, but not everyone is impressed.