At least 16 people have been killed, and a further 81 wounded, following a bomb attack at a renowned shrine, in the Thai capital city, Bangkok.
At least three people have been killed, and a further six remain unaccounted for, following the collapse of a coal mine in the Philippines.
At least eight people have been killed, following torrential monsoon rains in the Philippines.
Philippines health officials have confirmed a second case of MERS in the country, the first coming in an unrelated incident in January.
At least 12 people have been killed after a train, carrying military personnel and their families, crashed into a canal, with army officials reportedly suspecting sabotage.
At least 36 people have died, following the capsizing and sinking of a ferry off the central Philippines, with 189 passengers and crew aboard.
At least 72 people were killed, following the outbreak of a fire at a factory in the Philippines capital city, Manila.
Typhoon Noul has lashed the northeastern region of the Philippines, with fears of landslides being triggered by the severe weather.
The ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines were among seven people killed in a military helicopter crash in northern Pakistan.
The most-wanted Islamist in the Philippines, who escaped after a failed police raid in January, has been killed in fighting with Muslim rebels.