"This is one of New Zealand's darkest days," said the country's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern.
Bangladesh told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar, some 18 months after more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border fleeing a military crackdown.
Under sanctions imposed by the United Nations, North Korea is heavily restricted in its imports of crude oil and refined petroleum products.
A Bangladeshi passenger on a Dubai-bound flight who threatened to blow up the plane and tried to force his way into the cockpit was carrying a toy gun and no explosives, police said on Monday.
The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and could keep climbing as fire fighters combed the wreckage of the destroyed building.
Bangladesh's central bank sued a Philippine bank on Thursday to recoup losses it suffered when unidentified hackers stole $81 million from its account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York nearly three years ago.
In recent months, countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone have either canceled or backed away from previously negotiated commitments to the Belt and Road Initiative.
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A Philippine court on Thursday held a former bank manager guilty on eight counts of money laundering, the first conviction in one of the world's largest cyber heists.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling party won Bangladesh's election with a thumping majority, the country's Election Commission said early on Monday, giving her a third straight term following a vote that the opposition rejected as rigged.
There's a growing sense among citizens that de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not support the country's various religious and ethnic groups that are being persecuted by the powerful military, experts warn.
Asian countries' exports are potentially vulnerable to the U.S.-China trade war on two fronts: changes to global supply chains and slowing Chinese domestic demand.
This summer's box-office hit "Crazy Rich Asians" highlighted a wider wealth trend across the region, according to a new Wealth-X report.
Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said the United States has the largest backlog of asylum cases in the world.
Hussain Elius, Pathao's CEO and co-founder, spoke with CNBC's "Street Signs" last week.
China has approached Vanuatu about establishing a permanent military presence on the tiny Pacific island, Australia's Fairfax Media reported on Tuesday, a plan that would likely stoke regional tensions.
A former U.S. diplomat has resigned from the advisory panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis, saying it was a "whitewash."
The daily average density of ultra-fine dust stands above 50 micrograms per cubic meter, widely considered harmful.