Biggest holiday for Chinese communities is believed to bring good luck.
BenarNews follows five female rope-access technicians during a day’s work high above Kuala Lumpur.
Search for victims ongoing on both sides of the Sunda Strait as government cares for thousands of displaced people
Filipinos spend day in cemeteries honoring lost loved ones.
Neighborhoods are flattened, hundreds dead and tens of thousands homeless after Friday’s earthquake and tsunami.
Orang Asli Batek residents of Kampung Aur survive by hunting and gathering from the surrounding jungle.
Street scenes capture Muslims, Buddhist co-existing.
Celebrations take place in Manila and near the war-devastated southern city of Marawi.
Younger generation is losing interest, and people are moving away from fishing, artist laments.
Measles, malnutrition led to deaths of 72 Asmat children in January, officials say.
Heavy rain caught many residents by surprise.
Sultan Muhammad V appeals for calm and unity during opening of country’s Parliament.
Nation prepares for Eid al-Fitr with popular traditions.
People returning to battle-ravaged city search through the rubble for mementos of their past lives.
Partisan colors, symbols remind nearly 15 million voters to cast ballots on May 9.
People walk in a daze as they claw through rubble for salvageable belongings.
Balikpapan city officials have declared a state of emergency.
Deaths increased by 60 percent, and ceasefire violations more than quadrupled in the first quarter of the year.
Tycoon stands accused of killing rare cat at a wildlife sanctuary.
For security reasons, rites are held before dusk in the Deep South.
The lunar new year begins Feb. 16.
152 years in the making, celestial event draws crowds in Indonesia, Thailand
Thousands of residents have evacuated from the area around the Mayon Volcano.
Thousands are huddling at refugee camps in southeastern Bangladesh.
“I ask forgiveness,” pontiff says while blessing a group of refugees during emotional encounter in Dhaka.
Conditions forced cancellations, Indonesian airport officials say.
Indian Medical Association declares a public health emergency as schools close.
Families come back even as “pockets of enemy presence” linger in destroyed city.
Islamic State-linked fighters had laid siege to the southern Muslim city for five months.
As many as 15,000 entered the country since Sunday.