Heavy rain and floods across China in the last week have left at least 150 people dead, dozens missing and forced thousands to leave their homes. Around 50,000 homes have collapsed, according to state media.
Afghanistan's Interior Ministry reports at least 80 people were killed and 231 wounded in a suicide bombing. Militant group "Islamic State" claimed responsibility for the attack which targeted a Hazara protest in Kabul.
The exponential rise in the use of plastic bags in Cambodia is a growing problem due to its adverse impact on environment. But the country is struggling to bring about a change in the public's plastic consumption.
Pakistan's Islamic seminaries have a negative reputation in the West - they are considered breeding centers for extremism. But Germany's Erfurt University is trying to debunk some myths by engaging with their students.