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Malaysian press groups on Tuesday criticised the arrest of three editors at a leading news portal over a disputed report, calling it part of a "worrying trend" of declining press-freedom standards.

The editors for The Malaysian Insider were arrested late Monday on suspicion of sedition and spent the night in…

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Tokyo Tower rises above cherry blossoms in the city's Minato Ward.

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Google said Monday it was updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program.

"Starting today, you'll be able to view all your mail at once, regardless of which account it's from, using the new 'All Inboxes' option,"…

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he shares the same goals as Iran and Russia when it comes to the brutal war tearing apart his country.

Assad, speaking on PBS television in excerpts of an interview airing Monday, insisted that close allies Russia and Iran "want to have balance in the…

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-0, 7-5 on Monday to power into the last 16 of the Miami Open along with Japan's Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic.

The Serbian world number one, who just like last year won at Indian Wells before heading to South Florida,…

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What’s the implication of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressing the US Congress? Why is ISIS recruiting in Asia? And what exactly is Thai democracy? These stories and more are on the March 27th edition of Asia News Weekly.

Abe may address US Congress (1:06)

It’s no secret that Japanese Prime…

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In this edition of the Kong Show, we catch up with singer/songwriter Che’Nelle who is back in Tokyo to promote her latest CD titled “@chenelleworld" on the Universal Music label.

During this interview, we’ll hear how she manages time between LA, Tokyo and Miami. We’ll also review previous recordings that…

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Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program reached a critical phase Monday with diplomats struggling to overcome substantial differences just a day before a deadline for the outline of an agreement.

With Tuesday's target date for a framework accord just hours away, the top diplomats from the five permanent members of the…

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There's a mystery to cancer, in large part because of fear, that PBS tries to unravel in the six-hour documentary "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies."

"We're not really honest with each other," filmmaker Ken Burns said. "We know about heart disease. We know about diabetes. We know about other…

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Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports as coalition airstrikes on Monday repelled an advance on the southern port city of Aden by Shiite rebels and forces loyal to a former president, in what appeared to be the most intense day of fighting since the air campaign began…

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