DPRK to build special zone for int'l tours

2011-04-29 15:20:11

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will establish a special zone for international tours at Mt. Kumgang.

US nuclear-powered submarine to visit ROK

2011-04-29 15:06:00

A nuclear-powered fleet USS Michigan will visit South Korea's port city later this week, US forces based here said Friday.

US proposes advertisers ditch junk food for kids

2011-04-29 14:29:20

Food companies should revamp their marketing to children by advertising foods that are healthy.

Pakistan test fires nuclear capable cruise missile

2011-04-29 13:42:07

Pakistan on Friday successfully test indigenously developed air launched cruise missile.

Libya at risk of food crisis

2011-04-29 13:25:04

The World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday warned that Libya is at risk of a full-blown food security crisis within the next 45 to 60 days.

9 killed after dump truck flips over in Philippines

2011-04-29 13:16:38

Nine people were killed after the dump truck they were riding flipped over in Southern Philippines early Friday morning.

Nepali gov't all prepares to fight dengue

2011-04-29 12:51:22

The government has accelerated preparations to control dengue if it emerges as an epidemic.

Samsung net profit drops 30% in Q1

2011-04-29 11:25:56

Samsung Electronics' first-quarter net profit fell 30 percent from a year earlier due to slowing sales of flat panels and TVs.

4 L American nations to explore Asian markets

2011-04-29 11:11:17

Presidents of Colombia, Peru, Chile and Mexico would sign a trade agreement Thursday in a bid to formulate a common strategy for the four Latin American nations to explore Asian markets.

'We did not fire first': Thai army spokesman

2011-04-29 11:09:46

The Thai army did not fire first during the latest round of clashes, an army spokesman told Xinhua on Friday.

S Korea to run emergency inspections on milk

2011-04-29 11:07:18

South Korea has decided to conduct emergency inspections on milk sold in the market by four major dairy companies, to check the presence of formalin.

10 killed in Iraq's suicide bombing

2011-04-29 10:48:57

At least ten people were killed and 20 others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside a Shi'ite mosque in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala.