UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres on Tuesday (Sep 2) warned time was running out for meaningful action on global warming, citing the plight of low-lying Pacific nations facing ever rising seas
As more young Koreans live alone, they are trying to find ways and people to communicate with - which has led to a new phenomenon of eating, studying and drinking with people online.
Asian markets mostly rose on Tuesday (Sep 2), with Tokyo gaining more than one percent as the yen sank against the dollar, while Shanghai was boosted by hopes China will introduce economy-boosting measures.
Japanese space scientists have unveiled the asteroid hunting space probe they hope to launch later this year on a mission to mine a celestial body.
Jurong Rock Caverns is Southeast Asia's first commercial underground rock cavern storage facility for liquid hydrocarbons.
The new government in India marked 100 days in office on Tuesday (Sep 2). The party stormed into power with a promise to re-energise the economy, boost jobs and eliminate corruption, but results are not yet showing.
Australia's upper house on Tuesday (Sep 2) agreed to scrap a contested resources profits tax after the government struck a surprise deal with crossbench senators.
The defamation trial of a British activist began on Tuesday (Sep 2) in Bangkok after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a prime supplier of cheap foodstuffs to Western supermarkets.
Australia's central bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5 per cent on Tuesday (Sep 2) as it flagged an accommodative monetary policy and stepped up its rhetoric against the local dollar.
Tokyo stocks closed at their highest level in over seven months on Tuesday (Sep 2) with the benchmark Nikkei index adding 1.24 per cent as a sharp drop in the yen lifted exporter shares.