DPRK slams Seoul's firing drill near sea border

2015-11-24 18:20:02

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."

Japanese gov't tight-lipped on shrine explosion

2015-11-24 17:16:21

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 S. Korean President Kim Young-sam dies aged 88

2015-11-23 19:38:15

Former South Korean President Kim Young-sam passed away Sunday, aged 88.

ROK stages firing exercises in western islands near DPRK

2015-11-23 17:35:33

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.

Timeline set for 16-country trade pact

2015-11-23 07:09:10

Member states plan to eliminate tariffs on 65 percent of traded goods next year under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

MH370 could be found in matter of months: Boeing captain

2015-11-23 11:35:13

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.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits parts of Pakistan

2015-11-23 11:32:44

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 thanks China for funding MH370 search

2015-11-22 19:29:35

Malaysia expresses appreciation on China's announcement to offer about $14.5 million to continue the search for missing MH370.

China, India to step up counter-terrorism cooperation

2015-11-22 08:53:32

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 offers ASEAN loans, development proposals amid closer ties

2015-11-22 06:13:01

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 urges faster economic integration, financial stability in East Asia

2015-11-22 03:38:01

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 dies at 87

2015-11-22 03:36:26

Former ROK President Kim Young-sam passed away, according to ROK's Yonhap news agency on Saturday.