Malaysia ready to embrace Chinese partnership

2015-10-09 19:08:45

Trade between China and Malaysia is expected to grow rapidly in the years to come thanks to an increased two-way involvement in trade events, according to a trade representative from Malaysia.

Xi congratulates Kim Jong Un on founding anniversary of Workers' Party of Korea

2015-10-09 19:00:34

General Secretary Xi Jinping of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Friday sent a message to the first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), Kim Jong-un, to congratulate him on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the WPK.

Tokyo must address nuclear material imbalance, Beijing says

2015-10-09 18:53:17

Tokyo must adopt an approach of "sincerity and responsibility and take practical actions" to address its excessive storage of nuclear materials and increasing imbalance between supply and demand, Beijing said, following a report released by think-tanks.

Bra of Victoria's Secret values $2m at JewelFest

2015-10-09 09:13:13

Models present Victoria Secret Fantasy Bras priced at $2 million each during a media preview of the Singapore JewelFest in Singapore.

Hopes rise for summit to resume

2015-10-08 07:54:15

China, the Republic of Korea and Japan will release detailed arrangements for a trilateral summit meeting at an appropriate time and when "conditions are mature", according to a senior Chinese diplomat.

DPRK urges US to sign peace treaty on Korean Peninsula

2015-10-07 21:18:42

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday urged the United States to sign a peace treaty to replace the 1953 armistice, in a bid to build long-lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Abe's rejig cabinet to focus on economy but tired rhetoric draws flak

2015-10-07 20:29:28

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe handed out portfolios to nine first time ministers but retained his key allies in a cabinet reshuffle Wednesday purportedly aimed at refocusing the government's efforts on economic revival while clambering to restore some of the public's faith that plummeted following the ruling camp's forced passage of security legislation ahead of upper house elections next year.

Japanese PM reshuffles cabinet, key posts remain unchanged

2015-10-07 14:55:00

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced a new lineup of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe 's cabinet on Wednesday, with key ministerial posts unchanged.

Beijing says it welcomes TPP deal

2015-10-07 06:19:36

The Ministry of Commerce said China hopes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact can facilitate talks on other regional free trade deals.

India's pledge clears a significant hurdle towards a climate deal in Paris

2015-10-06 23:41:21

India's announcement means all the world's biggest economies are now publicly in favour of a deal, but there are still challenges ahead.

PM urges Indonesia to tackle fires

2015-10-06 08:29:41

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has called on Indonesia to take action against people setting fires that have caused choking smoke to drift across the region, with the sky over southern Thailand the latest to be clouded by the pollution.

Pacific trade ministers reach deal, doubt remains

2015-10-06 09:21:34

Trade ministers of the US and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact, but the final ratification of the deal in the TPP members' countries is far from certain.