The business potential of the globally popular ancient practice makes the newly created ministry easier to justify.
After suffering a major electoral defeat at home, US president seeks to boost legacy through foreign affairs in Asia.
One year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large parts of country, many people still need more aid to help rebuild lives.
In the shadow of the slow recovery, emotional wounds have yet to heal a year after devastating storm hit Philippines.
Authorities in Thailand uncover boat people held captive in jungle, kidnapped with promises of work.
We're often told humans are bad for the planet. But Australia has found that the Outback is suffering without us.
Thailand's prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha consults fortune-tellers. But for most Thais the future remains unclear.
The resignation of chief executive Leung has emerged as the main demand but opinion is split on how to achieve the goal.
Beijing's attempt to control the political future of Hong Kong has stirred its long-dormant will for freedom.
A young boy's question to our journalist covering Sri Lanka's inquiry into people who went missing during civil war.
Something about the name Khorasan, which the US says is a group of al-Qaeda veterans, doesn't feel right.