China calls for "constructive efforts" on Korean Peninsula

2015-12-10 23:03:02

By Beijing has called for "constructive efforts" to ease the Korean peninsula situation after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea top leader Kim Jong-un reportedly announced that his country has the capability to detonate a hydrogen bomb.

Kim Jong Un says DPRK has hydrogen bomb

2015-12-10 15:46:51

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said the country has been turned into "a powerful nuclear weapons state ready to detonate self-reliant atomic and hydrogen bomb," the official KCNA news agency reported Thursday.

Abe's official website latest to come under possible Anonymous cyber attack

2015-12-10 15:27:53

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have had his official website attacked by the 'hacktivist' Anonymous group, local media reported Thursday.

Chinese investors follow tourists to Japan

2015-12-10 07:48:36

That hordes of Chinese tourists love to visit Japan is well known, but not so well known is Chinese companies' penchant to invest in the Land of the Rising Sun.

Australia's first fire-fighting robot to be operational

2015-12-10 13:30:57

Australia's first remote controlled fire fighting robot is ready take the heat by moving cars, clearing smoke from buildings and spraying water and foam from up to 90 meters away.

Chinese FM: China willing to see US play positive role in Afghan peace process

2015-12-10 02:42:47

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Wednesday that China is willing to see the United States play a "positive and constructive" role in Afghanistan's peace process.

Japan's space agency says probe now orbiting Venus

2015-12-09 21:39:05

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Wednesday confirmed that its Akatsuki probe had successfully entered its intended orbit around Venus.

China asks ROK to clarify on warning shots at Chinese boat

2015-12-09 19:34:08

China is asking the Republic of Korea (ROK) to make clarification after reports said the ROK navy fired warning shots at a Chinese fishery administration boat on Tuesday.

Strong earthquake hits eastern Indonesia, no tsunami alert

2015-12-09 19:11:34

A strong and shallow undersea-quake struck off eastern parts of Indonesia on Wednesday, but it was not potential for tsunami, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said here.

Japan launches anti-terrorism intelligence unit

2015-12-08 19:13:47

The Japanese government on Tuesday launched an anti-terrorism intelligence unit charged with intelligence gathering on global militant groups.

New Zealand joins global move to raise geothermal power generation

2015-12-08 14:19:29

New Zealand has become the newest member of an international organization aimed at harnessing geothermal power, Resources Minister Simon Bridges announced Tuesday.

Global carbon emissions to decline for 1st time in almost a decade: report

2015-12-08 09:36:36

China's decreased use of fossil fuels such as coal is expected to contribute to a worldwide fall in global emissions, according to a report released by the Global Carbon Project (GCP) on Tuesday.