The Japanese government on Friday approved its new sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over its recent rocket launch and nuclear bomb test.
China called for a cautious approach in addressing the Korean Peninsula issue, after the US administration approved new sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
Parts of Mekong Delta in Vietnam have been experiencing the most serious drought and saltwater encroachment in the past nearly 100 years, local media reported Friday.
Deploying national defense facilities on the Xisha Islands has nothing to do with negotiations over a code of conduct on the South China Sea.
India is planning to launch at least 12 space missions every year for the next five years, a top official of the state-owned space agency has reportedly said.
As the search for the wreckage of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 nears its end, officials have admitted they might have to confront the idea the plane's disappearance was deliberately planned.
China and the United States have established a growing mechanism for maritime cooperation that is essential to building a model relationship between the two countries.
Beijing hopes that commitments "will be honored by actions" after the United States and the leaders of Southeast Asian nations pledged "non-militarization" in a joint statement following a two-day gathering.
Beijing responded to reports that China has positioned anti-aircraft missiles on the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea.
Japan on Wednesday launched a new generation X-ray astronomy satellite aiming to reveal the structure of the universe and physics at extreme conditions in space.
The Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that reports of China positioning anti-aircraft missiles on one of its islands in the South China Sea are hype.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi says reports of China positioning anti-aircraft missiles on an island in the South China Sea are a Western media invention.