New Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has reappointed Prem Tinsulanonda as the Privy Council chairman on December 2, according to the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
The Lao Permanent Representative to ASEAN handed over the chairmanship of the Committee of Permanent Representatives to ASEAN (CPR) next year to his Philippine counterpart at a ceremony in Jakarta on December 1.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he expected to have most members of his Cabinet announced next week, interviewing more candidates at Trump Tower for top jobs in his administration as he prepares to take office on Jan. 20.
Dozens of coffins carrying those killed when a plane flying Brazil's Chapecoense soccer team crashed into a Colombian mountain were loaded onto Brazilian air force planes for their final journey home on December 2.
A rally was held in Phnom Penh on December 2 to mark the 38th founding anniversary of the Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS or Salvation Front), the predecessor of the Solidarity Front for Development of the Cambodian Motherland.
Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni granted a pardon to leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Kem Sokha on December 2.
Singapore’s security authorities have warned that the threat of a terror attack is now higher than before as radical Islamists are becoming increasingly active in neighbouring Indonesia.
More than 100,000 conservative Muslims in Indonesia joined a protest on December 2 against Jakarta’s Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama.
Indonesian police have arrested 10 people, including activists, a former minister, public figures and a retired military officer, accused of of treason attempts, a police officer said on December 2.
Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith in Beijing on December 1, vowing to deepen the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries.
Thai Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed himself as the new king of Thailand in a televised ceremony on December 1 after accepting an invitation from the parliament to ascend the throne.
The Philippines has raised its terror alert to Level 3, the highest, after police discovered a plot by Islamic State-linked militants to attack a park near the US Embassy in the capital Manila.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) blacklisted senior Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) officials, including leader Kim Jong Un's top aides, on December 2 in fresh unilateral sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests.
VOV.VN - Italian people will vote for or against constitutional reforms on December 4. The referendum result will impact Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s political career and Italy’s political stability.
VOV.VN - Walls used to protect the Chinese Emperors have weakened with many loose bricks and cracks. Last weekend, work began on repairing the walls of the Forbidden City, the former imperial palace.
President Francois Hollande shocked France on December 1 by announcing he would not seek a second term next year, acknowledging his deep unpopularity and making way for another leftist candidate to take on conservative Francois Fillon and far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) President Park Geun-hye's approval rating remained at a record low of 4%, according to a Gallup Korea opinion poll released on December 2, amid a growing political scandal.
The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) ruling party organised a congress in Kuala Lumpur on December 1 to prepare for the general election.
Myanmar State Counselor Auang San Suu Kyi, also Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in Singapore on November 30 for a three-day official visit.
Philippine police arrested two men suspected of plotting a bomb attack near the United States Embassy in Manila, said a local official on November 30.