ROK picks candidate for separated families joining reunion event

2015-09-10 09:10:35

The Republic of Korea (ROK)'s Red Cross on Wednesday picked 500 candidates for separated families who could be allowed to join the reunion event with their long-lost relatives in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Ship with 14 crews, 500 tons of cargo goes missing in South China Sea

2015-09-09 19:33:53

A ship with 14 crews and 500 tons of cargo went missing on Saturday in the South China Sea on its way from Kuching to Limbang of Malaysia's state of Sarawak.

Myanmar's election campaign picks up momentum

2015-09-09 16:41:34

Myanmar's nationwide election campaign is picking up momentum as political parties began campaigning Tuesday, two months before the upcoming general election scheduled for Nov 8.

Seoul Defense Dialogue opens focusing on security issues

2015-09-09 15:19:28

The Seoul Defense Dialogue opened Wednesday with focus placed on regional and global security, the South Korean defense ministry said.

Myanmar president urges for ceasefire accord

2015-09-09 15:04:20

Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Wednesday urged for signing the almost-finalized nationwide ceasefire accord (NCA) before the end of this month.

Australia to permanently take 12,000 Syrian refugees

2015-09-09 11:28:28

Australia confirmed on Wednesday that it will permanently resettle 12,000 refugees from war-torn Syria - one of its largest single intakes since the World War II.

China-made trains put into operation in Malaysia

2015-09-09 09:28:50

The world's fastest meter-gauge multiple unit trains have been put into operation in Malaysia, according to its manufacturer Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Co., Ltd on Tuesday.

China, Interpol to strengthen cooperation in hunting fugitives

2015-09-09 09:12:42

Deputy Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CCDI) Zhao Hongzhu met here Monday with Jurgen Stock, Secretary-General of Interpol.

Abe re-elected LDP president, vows economic growth

2015-09-08 21:37:49

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as president of the Liberal Democratic Party, in what was largely a one-horse-race.

Myanmar opposition leader terms election as crucial turning point of country

2015-09-08 15:28:59

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi described on Tuesday the upcoming general election as a crucial turning point of the country.

ASEAN immigration chiefs gather in Cambodia to tackle cross-border crimes

2015-09-08 14:13:47

Immigration chiefs from the ten ASEAN member states met on Tuesday to discuss ways to address challenges in immigration and human smuggling.

Australia's opposition threatens China-Australia FTA

2015-09-08 11:16:22

Australia's historic free trade agreement with China is at risk of falling through due to the opposing Labor Party, which has threatened to block the deal if adequate protection isn't given to Australian workers.