Migrants working in Thailand say democratic changes in Burma could enable them to return.
Though less well-known than other regional flavours, Philippine food aficionados say it can "wow" as much as any other.
Although many regard their country as being outside the high-risk zone, recent events have changed perceptions.
The sound of birdsong helps bring relief to a community shaken by recent terror attacks.
Shortcomings still seen in preparedness despite improved public awareness and emergency response.
Shariff Abdullah, who runs with an artificial leg, won hearts and helped promote opportunities for disabled athletes as he completed Indonesia's first full-scale marathon in two decades.
A former immigration officer who approved Umar Patek's passport said no red flags came up in his application.
Responding to last week's ransacking of an Ahmadiyah mosque, Indonesian authorities warn that violence will not be tolerated.
Damage in Aceh was minimal compared to the 2004 disaster, thanks to better disaster preparedness and emergency response measures.
Traffickers believed linked to insurgents in southern Thailand planned to move a massive drug shipment during the Songkran holiday, police say.
Fake currency notes are as old as currency itself, but Malaysia is making the most of technology to stay ahead of the crime as much as possible.
The coronation of Malaysia's new king comes with it a first for the country as Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah becomes the first person to be crowned twice.
Indonesian police ask minority groups to "give up" to avoid conflict, rather than protecting their rights, legislator charges.
Security personnel are on the lookout for drunk driving as well as insurgent activity.
The attacks that killed 202 also dealt a massive blow to the region's economy, Balinese officials said Thursday.
Don't let extremists tar the reputation of Islam by turning it into a "closed and warped ideology", British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday, lauding Indonesia for providing a successful example of democracy in the Muslim world.
Militant violence reflects a breakdown in ethics, a key Pattani cleric says, calling for a return to religious values.
Wednesday's jolt provides test of emergency preparedness, but repeat of 2004 catastrophe is avoided as tsunami threat recedes.
A change in mindset may be needed in order for progress to be made in resolving the insurgency, says noted political analyst Dr. Thitinan Pongsudhirak in an interview with Khabar Southeast Asia.
Recovery efforts are under way as local residents impacted by the terror attacks try to get their lives back on track.
For devout Muslims travelling by air, scheduling prayers has long been a frustrating challenge. An innovation developed in Singapore offers a solution.
Smuggled migrants may find themselves enslaved, if they are lucky enough to survive the trip.
The arrest of a deputy governor's son in Indonesia shines a spotlight on increased use of cyberspace to conduct drug deals.
A local woman whose restaurant was damaged in Saturday's co-ordinated bombings tells her story.
Yala's commercial district and the tourist hub of Hat Yai are the targets in a series of co-ordinated bombings over the weekend. Authorities say CCTV footage shows who was responsible.
Don't allow homecoming extremists to import their brand of jihad from Syria, cleric warns.