The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday blasted Seoul's live-ammunition drill in northwestern islands near the sea border, calling it "reckless saber-rattling."
The Japanese government remained tight-lipped Tuesday following a possible explosion a day earlier at the notorious Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, stating that investigations were continuing.
Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam passed away Sunday, aged 88.
The Republic of Korea's military on Monday staged its maritime firing exercises in northwestern islands near the sea boundary with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Yonhap news agency reported citing a military official.
Member states plan to eliminate tariffs on 65 percent of traded goods next year under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
After 20 months of frantic searching, missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be found in a matter of months after the hunt switched to an area identified by a British Boeing 777 captain.
An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan on Sunday night, local media and Pakistan's National Seismic Monitoring Center said.
Malaysia expresses appreciation on China's announcement to offer about $14.5 million to continue the search for missing MH370.
China's ministry of public security and India's ministry of home affairs on Saturday vowed to improve counter-terrorism cooperation between the two countries.
China on Saturday pledged infrastructure loans totaling 10 billion U.S. dollars to Southeast Asian countries and proposed railway and production capacity cooperation amid closer partnership with the economically converging region.
China on Saturday called on East Asian nations to accelerate their economic integration and safeguard regional stability as the economically converging region seeks closer ties.
Former ROK President Kim Young-sam passed away, according to ROK's Yonhap news agency on Saturday.