China's recent moves to defend its sovereign territories in the South China Sea make sense, a US scholar has noted.
South Korean politicians denounced the agreement with Japan on comfort women, a euphemism for women forced into sexual slavery for the Imperial Japan's military brothels during World War II.
Kim Yang Gon, a senior party official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), was killed in a car crash Tuesday, the official news agency KCNA reported Wednesday morning.
A suicide bomber attacked a government office in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 21 people and wounding more than 70.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday held telephone talks after the two countries' foreign ministers reached an agreement earlier in the day in Seoul on resolving the lingering "comfort women" issue.
Japan and South Korea have reached a deal to solve the thorny issue of Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japanese troops in World War II.
Two Pakistani naval ships received a warm welcome upon their arrival at Wusong naval port in Shanghai on Monday morning for a week-long goodwill visit and a two-day Pakistan-China joint naval exercise.
China voiced strong dissatisfaction at the arrival of Filipino demonstrators on China's Zhongye Dao Island in the South China Sea on Monday.
China responded to the agreement reached by Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Japan's wartime sexual slavery of Korean women during World War II on Monday, calling on Japan to deal with historical issues in a responsible way.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offers his apology and remorse for Korean women falling victim to Japan during World War II.
South Korea on Sunday dug its heels ahead of talks with Japan over the thorny issue of wartime sex slaves that has long strained ties.