Magnitude 6.6 earthquake shakes western Japan, but there is no danger of a tsunami.
Bounty offered for rats as officials in Jakarta outsource pest eradication to the people.
Indonesia's president says the country will not compromise on its crackdown on child sex offenders.
Driver suffers broken leg as an exploding tyre destroys his SUV.
Evacuees take shelter as Super Typhoon Haima makes landfall on the northeastern Philippine coast with ferocious winds and rain.
A BMW has gate crashed a basketball stadium in China narrowly missing a player practising three-point shots.
Several items seen by sonar on remote seabed may be man-made, and need to be investigated.
Tourists are being asked to dress respectfully and act with sensitivity after the death of King Bhumibol.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake has occurred in Borneo.
Super Typhoon with 275kmh winds bearing down on Philippines week after typhoon caused deadly floods.
As Duterte rails against the US, Americans in the country grow concerned they'll be asked to leave.
When a baby elephant thought a park worker was in trouble, she rushed into the river to help.
Jeering crowds had to be held back after a woman was arrested for insulting Thailand's late king.
An odd love story at a Chinese wildlife park has led to the birth of a "zebrass".
A pregnant buffalo has tasted freedom after trapping itself in a large well in China.
Sara Connor claims she is innocent of murder as she's transferred to Kerobokan jail.
At least 30 people were killed in Pakistan when two buses collided in southern Punjab province.
A British tourist has died in Bali after he fell into a ravine while climbing a mountain.
NZ will leverage off cricket star Brendon McCullum on a business and education delegation to India on Monday.
Concerts and colossal beach parties in Thailand have been cancelled - but it's not expected to put tourists off.
Miners have discovered a giant jade stone, weighing 175 tonnes, in Myanmar.
China has launched two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard a space lab.
Desperate Chinese bring in slogans to break one-child habits and get citizens busy in bedroom.
Pedal confusion and a shoelace are being blamed for these two dramatic crashes of vehicles in ponds.
At 38 years old, Jia Jia's health was deteriorating, so Hong Kong zoo officials made the tough call to euthanise her.
Suspension bridge linking two islands off Bali's coast collapses, leaving several dead and dozens injured.
Crown Prince of Thailand requests for time to grieve for his late father.
The world doesn't really get to see much of the very secretive North Korea. But when you're in space, it's far easier to catch a glimpse.
The US military detected an attempted test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.
24 devotees were killed in the crush of the crowd ahead of a Hindu ceremony in the ancient Indian city of Varanasi.