Indonesia has passed a law requiring cigarette packets to bear graphic photographic warnings.
The Philippines plans to introduce electronic tricycle taxis to replace its petrol-fueled models, in a move that could cut carbon dioxide emissions by a quarter of million tons.
Arianespace will launch an Earth observation satellite on behalf of the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.
In a series of photos that have gone viral on the Internet, nearly 20,000 shark fins are shown being laid out to dry on a rooftop in the Kennedy Town district of Hong Kong.
Only 380 Yangtze finless porpoise were identified during a survey of the Yangtze River, marking a significant decline from 2006.
China will recruit six new oceanauts for its deep sea exploration program, Beijing Daily reported Friday.
A new rehabilitation center in Cambodia will care for injured pangolins rescued from the country’s growing wildlife trade.
Singaporeans are the least likely worldwide to report feeling positive emotions, reports a Gallup poll.
A Chinese space probe has successfully taken close-up images of the near-earth asteroid Toutatis.
North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, putting fear into its neighbors that the state could someday launch a nuclear missile.