ICANN has now approved the .ASIA top level domain. The rules and regulations has not yet been finalized but most likely only corporations, organisations and individuals in the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific regions will be able to register under the .ASIA top level domain. We will continue to update our site with new information as soon as we know more.
The .ASIA top level domain will during it's launch only support ASCII characters. They will however launch IDN services step by step, language by language.