Myanmar's opposition wins right to independently form new government

2015-11-13 14:56:39

Myanmar's opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi has secured enough seats in the two-House Union Parliament, the election commission said.

Japan's PM says to seek closer economic ties with China, S Korea through reaching FTA

2015-11-13 14:43:14

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he wanted to strengthen economic ties with China and South Korea through the realization of a free trade agreement (FTA).

China, Mekong countries launch Lancang-Mekong Cooperation framework

2015-11-13 09:47:09

The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) framework was officially launched on Thursday by China and five Southeast Asian countries.

South Korean court upholds life sentence for ferry captain

2015-11-13 09:39:59

South Korea's top court on Thursday upheld a life sentence for the captain of a ferry that sank last year, killing more than 300 people, most of them teenagers on a school trip.

Six countries agree on Mekong cooperation system

2015-11-12 23:42:13

A new cooperation system covering the Mekong river was announced by China on Thursday in an effort to bring more practical benefits to the region.

Flights to Egypt's Red Sea resort halted after Russian plane crash

2015-11-12 12:54:43

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the suspension of all of the country's scheduled flights to Egypt while some other European countries halted their flights to Egypt's Red Sea resort Sharm el-Sheikh in Sinai where a Russian plane crashed, leading all 224 people on board killed.

Myanmar's armed forces chief pledges to work with new govt

2015-11-12 15:37:30

Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Defense Services Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing pledged on Wednesday that the armed forces will work hand-in-hand with the new government and work for the stability, tranquility and development of the country.

Meeting held to establish Lancang-Mekong Cooperation in Indochina

2015-11-12 12:06:20

Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with foreign ministers from five countries in the Indochinese Peninsula in Xishuangbanna, South China's Yunnan province on Wednesday and Thursday, saying that China hopes to strengthen cooperation with these countries.

Thein Sein congratulates NLD on election success

2015-11-12 09:52:04

Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Wednesday offered congratulation to the country's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) party on its success in polls, according to a press release of the NLD.

Afghanistan gets clearance to join WTO

2015-11-12 01:04:54

Afghanistan agreed terms to join the World Trade Organization with the trade body's existing 161 members on Wednesday, 11 years after it first applied for membership.

China says APEC not venue for South China Sea discussion

2015-11-11 19:43:51

China said on Wednesday that the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is not an appropriate place to discuss the South China Sea issue.

Face history but look forward, says new ROK spokesman

2015-11-11 16:30:10

A joint priority for China, South Korea and Japan is to face up to history and focus on the future, the South Korean Foreign Ministry's newly installed spokesman told China Daily.