India earthquake affects Tibet, no casualties reported

2016-01-04 11:00:02

The high-intensity earthquake that hit northeast India early Monday was felt in southwest China's Tibet autonomous region, though no casualties have been reported.

Myanmar president advocates unity to overcome challenges

2016-01-04 10:25:31

Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Monday called on the country's political forces to work together in unity to overcome the challenges facing the country.

Earthquake measuring 6.8 magnitude strikes India

2016-01-04 08:51:35

An earthquake measuring 6.8 struck northwest of Imphal in India, near the Myanmar border, on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.

Explosions, gunshots at Indian consulate in Afghan city Mazar

2016-01-04 02:38:05

Afghan security forces battled a group of gunmen near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Sunday, officials said, as gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades rocked the surrounding area.

Sri Lanka eyes closer ties with China in 2016

2016-01-03 13:12:50

Sri Lanka is seeking to further cement its relations with China in the year ahead, a senior government minister told Xinhua here recently.

Death railway museum in Myanmar to showcase life of prisoners of war

2016-01-03 11:14:04

A Death Railway Museum, located at the site of the World War II "Death Railway" in Myanmar's Kayin state, is opening to showcase the life of prisoners of war who died during the construction of the railway, official media reported Sunday.

4 killed in militants attack on Indian air base

2016-01-02 13:28:02

In a high-profile attack, at least five militants entered an airbase in the northern Indian state of Punjab early Saturday, triggering a gunfight with security forces in the first major terrorist attack in India this year.

Security force kill 2 terrorists at air base in northern India

2016-01-02 10:38:30

At least two militants were killed in gunfight with security forces and police when they attacked an air base in the northern Indian state of Punjab near the Pakistan border early Saturday morning, said security forces.

China opens defense hotline with Vietnam, ROK

2015-12-31 21:41:53

The Ministry of National Defense has officially opened direct hotlines respectively with defense ministries of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea, a ministry spokesman disclosed on Thursday.

President of the ROK says door open to dialogue with DPRK

2015-12-31 15:29:17

President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye said Thursday that door is open to dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for peaceful reunification on the Korean peninsula.

Australia evacuates three coastal regions as fire risk grows

2015-12-31 10:57:52

Hundreds of residents and holidaymakers along southern Australia's popular Great Ocean Road were evacuated on Thursday as hot, windy weather threatened to recharge bushfires that destroyed more than 100 homes on Christmas Day.

Philippines joining AIIB will be 'a good thing'

2015-12-30 20:11:35

It will be "a good thing" if the Philippines joins the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang in a news conference on Wednesday.