AIIB debut projects 'may be co-financed'

2016-01-17 18:12:12

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may co-finance some of its first projects with similar institutions, such as the Manila-based Asian Development Bank, according to Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the Pakistani finance minister.

Malaysia arrests four related to IS

2016-01-16 20:49:18

Malaysian police said Saturday that four individuals, including a married couple, were arrested for suspected link to the Islamic State.

Indonesia arrests 12 linked to Jakarta attack, identifies suicide bombers

2016-01-16 20:31:04

The Indonesian police have arrested 12 people allegedly linked with Thursday's suicide bombing at the capital that killed seven people including five and injured 20 others, and identified five bombers on Saturday.

China's Navy warships pay first visit to Timor-Leste

2016-01-16 17:05:23

A Chinese Navy task force on Saturday arrived in Dili, capital of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, to pay a five-day official visit to the country.

Xi congratulates on launch of 'Visit China Year' in India

2016-01-16 17:04:34

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated on the launch of the "Visit China Year" in India, while extending sincere greetings to the Indian people.

DPRK says US should recognize it as nuclear weapons state

2016-01-16 15:12:31

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) reiterated Saturday that its hydrogen bomb test was a "self-defense measure" and the United States should recognize it as a nuclear weapons state.

China says Security Council resolution should not stir confrontation

2016-01-16 05:13:11

China said on Friday that it supports the UN Security Council to make a "necessary response" to the nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), but the resolution should not stir confrontation.

Sri Lanka Colombo port city project to resume

2016-01-15 20:08:38

The green light has been given to the delayed Colombo Port City project, the Sri Lankan ambassador to China confirmed on Friday.

Beijing condemns terror attacks in Jakarta

2016-01-15 16:55:23

China condemned the fatal terror attacks in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and is ready to work with the international community including the Southeast Asian nation on counterterrorism, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday.

Pakistan confirms detention of top suspect of Indian airbase attack

2016-01-15 13:39:53

Pakistan has confirmed detention of the chief of a militant group blamed for deadly attack on an Indian airbase that has led to the postponement of Pakistan-India talks.

Shaanxi tourism promotion event held in New Delhi

2016-01-15 11:19:45

Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Administration hosted a Shaanxi tourism promotion event in New Delhi on Wednesday as part of China-India Tourism Year.

14 killed in tour bus crash in central Japan

2016-01-15 10:05:44

At least 14 people were confirmed dead after a tour bus carrying 41 careened off a road in Japan's central Nagano Prefecture, local media reported on Friday.