Japan's candidate, Dr Takeshi Kasai ... elected in spite of strong Pacific campaign over the World Health Organisation (WHO) post for Western Pacific. Image:...

Health controversy: The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo in the Philippines says it respects the declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that his recent...

Palu mayor Rusdy Mastura (seen on the billboard), apologised in 2012 for the mass killings of Communists in Indonesia, becoming the first and only...

Vietnam’s human rights record could jeopardise an upcoming free trade deal with the European Union, according to Human Rights Watch. Asia-Pacific Journalism’s Jessica Marshall...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Anja Scheffers The magnitude 7.5 earthquake, and subsequent tsunami, that struck Indonesia days ago has resulted in at least 1,200 deaths. Authorities are...

By Ruslan Sangadji and Andi Hajramurni in Palu, Indonesia In the wake of mass destruction caused by Indonesia’s 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors...

Senator Antonio Trillanes ... a rebellion charge against Trillanes has been revived after President Rodrigo Duterte issued Proclamation No. 572, revoking a presidential amnesty....

Protesters mark the 46th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under Philippines dictator Marcos with demonstrations against President Duterte. Video: Rappler By Paterno Esmaquel...

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, a New Zealander of Niuean descent and proposed by New Zealand, was given resounding support for his nomination from Pacific countries....

A study, conducted by Indonesia Law Reform Institute cofounder Anugrah Rizki Akbari, concludes that Indonesia has an “overcriminalisation” problem, with hundreds of harmless activities...