The Australian and Indonesia foreign ministers will talk in Jakarta about plans for a regional refugee processing centre.
A splinter group from Burma's pro-democracy party the NLD is registered to run in controversial elections.
(BB) The Malaysian government's appointment of its first female judges in the shariah courts is welcomed.
Chinese officials seize dairy material tainted with the toxic chemical melamine, a practice that killed six babies in 2008.
(BBC) Amnesty International challenges the official Chinese version of events in Xinjiang, where nearly 200 people died in ethnic clashes.
At least 100 people are buried or trapped by a landslide triggered by heavy rain in south-west China, state media report.
(BBC) US President Obama tells Chinese Premier Hu Jintao it must act on North Korea's alleged sinking of a South Korean ship.
Voters in Kyrgyzstan back a new constitution giving parliament more power, but Russia's president expresses concerns.
Reluctant refugees 'forced back to Kyrgyzstan'
(BBC) Afghanistan has seen a dramatic rise in violence this year, with roadside bomb attacks nearly doubling, the UN says.
(BBC) The UN announces a flash appeal for Kyrgyzstan, where it says 400,000 people have been displaced by inter-ethnic fighting.
(BBC) Supporters of Burma's detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi mark her 65th birthday, as world leaders call for her release.
Fighting between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks in Kyrgyzstan has plunged the area into "immense crisis", the Red Cross says.
Talks are under way in south Kyrgyzstan over an oil depot embattled ethnic Uzbeks are threatening to blow up.
(BBC) At least 39 die as fresh fighting hits Osh in Kyrgyzstan, in the worst violence since ex-President Bakiyev was removed in April.
(BBC) North Korea tells the UN it did not sink a South Korean warship, as Seoul installs propaganda loudspeakers along its border.
(BBC) Two judges could partially lose their sight after being attacked with acid over a debt case in China, state media reports.
(BBC) A US military analyst is arrested on suspicion of leaking combat video and thousands of classified documents.
(BBC) Burma is working to develop a nuclear weapon, a Burmese army defector claims in a documentary film.
(BBC) Lhasa residents must register to make photocopies, in a move apparently aimed at distribution of Tibetan language material.
The Thai government says it will not enter mediated talks with red-shirt protesters in the capital until they end their rally.
(BBC) South Korea's navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boats, the most serious skirmish since a Southern ship was sunk.
(BBC) Kyrgyzstan's interim government pledges to bring to justice those responsible for deadly clashes in Jalalabad.
(BBC) Officials from the US and China meet in Washington DC to discuss human rights issues for the first time in two years.
(BBC) China rural workers see a growing rich-poor divide
(BBC) Two years after a huge quake hit China's Sichuan province, 18,000 "missing" victims can now be declared dead.
(Channel News Asia) Benigno Aquino closes in on victory in the Philippines' presidential poll as one rival, Manual Villar, concedes defeat.
(BBC) Veteran democrat defiant as Suu Kyi's party disbands
(BBC) Japan activates its Monju fast-breeder reactor, which has been suspended since an accident 14 years ago.
(BBC) Kyrgyz lawlessness drives rise in ethnic tensions
Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama says it is not "feasible" to move a controversial US base out of Okinawa.
(BBC) China's business city welcomes the world
(BBC) Thailand's foreign minister says his government is in control, as red-shirt protesters call for EU observers to prevent violence.
At least 28 children and three adults are stabbed at a Chinese pre-school, the third such attack in a month.
(BBC) What to do if North Korea did torpedo the Cheonan?
(BBC) Several senior Burma leaders have resigned their military posts so they can run in forthcoming elections, reports say.
Australia says a key emissions trading scheme will not start until 2013 at the earliest, after it was repeatedly blocked in the Senate.
(BBC) Thailand's pro-government yellow-shirts call for the government to act, as red-shirt protests spread to provinces.
(BBC) Firefighters tackle a blaze which has destroyed hundreds of homes in shanty town outside the Philippines capital. Manila.
(Channel News Asia) Nearly 100,000 people in Japan's southern island of Okinawa demand that a US military base be moved off the island.
(Channel News Asia) Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva turns down a new offer for anti-government red-shirt protests to end in return for early polls.
(BBC) The Chinese capital is using water cannons to fire deodorants on to its foul-smelling dumps in a bid to make life sweeter for nearby residents.
(BBC) Hundreds of riot police move into positions facing red-shirt protesters after one person was killed and many wounded.
(BBC) Indonesia's constitutional court rejects efforts to review a controversial blasphemy law, offending rights activists.
(BBC) Australia plans tough new laws to prevent shipping from entering areas around the delicate Great Barrier Reef.
(BBC) Can Kyrgyzstan now start to look to its future?
(BBC) Deposed Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has left the country on a plane for Kazakhstan, the BBC learns.
(BBC) Protesters in Jakarta call for the city's public security force to be disbanded, after clashes over a Muslim tomb left three dead.
(BBC) Kyrgyzstan's interim leaders lift Kurmanbek Bakiyev's presidential immunity and say they will arrest him if he does not resign.