After battling Afghanistan to a scoreless draw in the opening game, the Philippine Azkals suddenly become the leading scorer in Group B of the ongoing AFC Challenge Cup in Maldives with an impressive 2-0 win over Laos Thursday night.
Renowned Greek film director Dimitris Collatos (Δημήτρης Κολλάτος) was arrested by police on Wednesday for hoisting a Greek flag depicting a German army boot descending on Greece in a lake of blood, from his balcony.
When a protester interrupted Secretary of State nominee John Kerry during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday, Kerry responded by alluding to his testimony before the very same body more than 40 years ago.
US President Barack Obama is sending State Secretary Hillary Clinton to Myanmar (formerly Burma) to pursue what he calls "flickers of progress" in the country that endured five decades of global isolation and military oppression
A large population of 455 individuals of the rare Northern white-cheeked gibbons have been discovered in the forests of Vietnam, near the border with Laos. This community amounts to about two-thirds of the members of the species existing in Vietnam.
Crested Gibbons are the world's least known-about apes, and they are also the world's most endangered apes. Renowned Gibbon expert Thomas Geissmann has called for 'urgent action' to save the seven species of Crested Gibbon.
US president Barack Obama has been invited by the heads of states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to attend its Summit in Vietnam to address economic recovery and coping with climate change in the region before the end of the year.
The more than 4,000 Hmong people forcibly deported by Thailand have arrived in Laos, despite protests from rights groups and the UN. Among the 4,000 is a group of 158 Hmong who are officially recognised as refugees by the UN.
The U.S. army officer convicted on 22 counts of murder after he took part in the 1968 massacre of civilians in the village of My Lai in Vietnam, has spoken of the matter for the first time in public and told of his remorse at what happened.
Samantha Orobator, the British woman sentenced to life in prison in Laos for trafficking heroin, is going home. Laos authorities are allowing her to be transferred to a British prison to serve her sentence.
Life hangs in the balance for Samantha Orobator, 20, a young British woman allegedly caught with drugs in Laos. She has been in custody since last August without legal representation. She is also five months pregnant.