US believes North Korea has carried out another missile test

The disclosure comes a day after the US pressed China to exert more pressure on North Korea

Hong Kong’s new leader promises social harmony and economic development

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s first female chief executive, faces public resentment over Beijing’s interference in the autonomous territory

Honda plant hits the brakes as WannaCry ransomware strikes again

The Japanese car maker halted production at its Sayama plant, and is investigating whether any of its overseas operations are at risk

North Korea urged to release captives after student’s death

The South’s president says Pyongyang bears ‘a heavy responsibility’ in the process leading to US detainee Otto Warmbier’s demise

Philippines’ Duterte apologises for crushing militants linked to IS

The president says he hopes to be forgiven eventually, but that US-backed air strikes on Marawi will continue as the conflict enters its fifth week

Jaguar Land Rover listing might to be on the cards

The Indian conglomerate is said to be considering London and New York as possible places to park the luxury car maker, but owner Tata denies there are any such ...

Samsung regaining market respect with S8 sales

Samsung is planning a Galaxy Note 8 launch event for August; the firm has implemented new safety checks to avoid battery malfunctions of previous products

Probe of deadly maritime crash gets under way

Japan is helping the US Navy investigate the crash between a US destroyer and a Philippines merchant ship, in which seven US sailors died

Shinzo Abe’s support plunges as scandal spreads

The Japanese prime minister, whose grip on the ruling Liberal Democratic Party is slipping, apologised that scandals have distracted the government from its ...

Sailors found in flooded compartments of stricken US warship

The crew worked desperately to save the ship after a collision with a container ship off Japan

Search for victims of Bangladesh’s deadly landslides intensifies

Emergency workers step up the search for victims, with mounting claims that the disaster was made worse by unchecked development

Death toll up to 146 in Bangladesh landslides

The landslides are the worst in the country’s history and the death toll is likely to rise as rescuers reach previously cut-off areas

Chinese factory output and sales grow steadily, but investment slows

Data reinforce the views that the economy may begin to lose momentum as lending costs rise and the property market cools

Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as US student is released

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman's visit coincides with the North's release of US student Otto Warmbier

Militants execute and ‘enslave’ civilians in Philippines

Up to 1,000 people are still trapped in the parts of Marawi city under Islamist militants’ control

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya could face further charges

The flamboyant UK-based businessman is facing extradition to India over unpaid loans worth about $1.4bn Indian authorities say his defunct Kingfisher Airlines ...