It seemed too shocking and warped to be true: that there exists an "unspoken rule" among Chinese drivers that it is better to leave a pedestrian dead than alive if they are accidentally run over by one's vehicle.
Filipino domestic helper Liza Avelino's longtime dream to scale a Himalayan mountain neighbouring Everest was marred by snowstorms, sickness and a tragic earthquake.
On the day Marites Veloso visited her sister Mary Jane for what they thought would be the last time, as the prospect of execution by firing squad loomed, the jailed Filipino ex-maid was far from frightened.
Surprise and joy for relatives of condemned convict who was spared the firing squad.
A Filipino domestic helper who overcame her impoverished background and reinvented herself as a keen Hong Kong adventurer has set her sights on a bigger challenge - 6,189 metres to be exact.
Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour has undergone a massive facelift through the decades - a phenomenon captured in stunning before-and-after photos currently on display in an exhibition.
Canadian Brent Lewin, 35, said he started working on the project in December "to capture some of Hong Kong's iconic sites along with the energy of the city".
The crushed dreams of helpers like Maricel Angeles can be seen as a failure of the government to enforce policies that are sound, rectify ones that are flawed, or ensure that helpers' interests are protected and valued.
An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system
A Chinese drone maker which created the small quadcopter that crashed on White House grounds said it is updating its drones to stop further flights over the US capital, where it is banned.
An eye-catching stunt to pilot a drone over 10 kilometres of stunning Hong Kong countryside in order to deliver a chocolate bar to a friend took months of careful planning, one of the pilots has revealed.
US metal band Avenged Sevenfold have seen every stripe of fan, from drunk to rowdy to 'all-out insane'. But nothing prepared them for the type of audience awaiting them in China.
North Korea is sealing off all its borders in response to the global Ebola threat, two China-based travel agencies specialising in North Korea tours said on Thursday.
Filipino nationals in Hong Kong were avoiding Occupy Central protests on the National Day holiday after receiving warnings that they could be jailed, fined or possibly even "deported".
A Chinese electronics firm that supplies parts to Apple is being accused of repeated labour violations by two US-based watchdogs who investigated it twice in the past two years.
Pradnya Paramita, the young Indonesian woman who reportedly collapsed after working 30 hours straight, was just entering a “high note” in her career before her passing, her stepfather said on Wednesday, as he gave details about her last days.
North Korea's tourism workers may look down on their boorish northern visitors but they also appreciate their big-spending ways.
Snapping a portrait of two men in traditional Burmese costumes, smiling in a sea of golden bowls and flowers, may seem relatively innocuous compared to the many historic steps Myanmar has taken in recent years. But photographer Phone Myat Htoo may have been the first in recent years to capture a gay wedding in Myanmar.