Trading partners strive for balance

2010-12-16 07:37:11

China has not intentionally sought to have a trade surplus with India and has been looking for ways to increase purchases from the country, a top Chinese economic diplomat in India said.

Wen: World big enough for China, India growth

2010-12-15 22:00:04

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao began a visit to India on Wednesday, pledging to improve economic cooperation and insisting the world was big enough for both Asian giants to prosper as partners. Major events in development of China-India ties

Seoul nominates new Army chief after scandal

2010-12-15 14:25:53

The Republic of Korea (ROK)'s Third Army commander Gen. Kim Sang-ki was nominated as the new Army chief, the defense ministry said Wednesday.

Air Force blocks NYT, others over cable leaks

2010-12-15 09:23:57

The US Air Force is blocking access to The New York Times for publishing sensitive diplomatic documents.
Assange granted bail, Sweden appeals

DPRK will agree to new talks, says Beijing

2010-12-15 08:16:08

Beijing said on Tuesday that it had gained Pyongyang's support for easing regional tensions and attending emergency Six-Party Talks on Korean Peninsula's nuclear program.

In Egypt rain, sandstorms kill more than 30 people

2010-12-15 08:04:48

Rain and sandstorms that battered Egypt at the weekend killed at least 31 people, officials said on Monday, adding the toll could rise as rescue workers were still sifting through two collapsed buildings.

Relief supplies distribution in Afghanistan

2010-12-14 17:50:04

An Afghan girl looks on as she waits with women for the distribution of food by German humanitarian organization "KinderBerg International" to Afghan local residents in downtown Kunduz Dec 14, 2010.

Iran to maintain nuclear policy after replacing FM: spokesman

2010-12-14 15:55:18

The nuclear policies of Iran would not change after the replacement of former Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Tuesday.

Experts warn of Korean escalation

2010-12-14 08:10:06

The tension between Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is likely to escalate as the ROK is staging a major civil defense drill this week, analysts say.

China, Cambodia ink deals during PM's visit

2010-12-14 07:18:11

Beijing and Phnom Penh on Monday inked more than a dozen deals in areas such as infrastructure and finance, celebrating the establishment of their comprehensive, strategic and cooperative partnership.

Madoff won't attend funeral of son who died in NYC

2010-12-14 06:43:48

Imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff won't seek to attend his son's funeral out of consideration for the privacy of his son's wife and four children, his lawyer said Monday.

22 feared dead as ROK boat sinks

2010-12-13 16:15:56

A fishing boat of the Republic of Korea sank in frigid waters off Antarctica, killing five sailors and touching off a frantic search Monday for 17 others who were missing and feared dead.