Three killed, 8 missing after fishing boat capsizing in S.Korea

2015-09-06 10:25:53

Three people were found dead and eight others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off the south coast of the country, police said on Sunday morning.

Afghanistan tries to revive Silk Road: Afghan president

2015-09-04 16:12:34

Afghanistan is trying to revive the ancient Silk Road and "turn Afghanistan to a regional hub for connecting Central Asia to South Asia," said Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Friday.

Tokyo ditches Olympic logo amid new plagiarism allegation

2015-09-02 07:18:04

Olympic organizers scrapped the logo for the 2020 Games after another allegation that its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.

Japan criticized for protest over UN chief

2015-09-01 18:53:18

Beijing said on Tuesday that Japan's latest complaints over United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's upcoming visit to China for V-Day commemorations are "completely making trouble out of nothing".

Thailand arrests second foreign suspect in Bangkok blast probe

2015-09-01 17:01:52

Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing have arrested a second foreign suspect, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Tuesday.

High time for Japan's ruling bloc to listen to its people

2015-08-31 19:27:34

As more than 120,000 people have surrounded Japan's national Diet building and protested at 300 other locations nationwide demanding Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's resignation and retraction of the controversial security bills, maybe it is time for the country's ruling bloc to carefully listen to the public.

Egyptian president visits Singapore to promote ties

2015-08-31 16:18:59

Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday met with visiting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.

Thai woman sought for housing bomb-making materials

2015-08-31 15:18:20

Thai authorities are hunting for a Thai woman after bomb-making materials were found in her rented apartment in Bangkok's Min Buri district, police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri said Monday.

Former Thai PM appears at Supreme Court over doomed rice subsidy schem

2015-08-31 14:08:28

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appeared before the Supreme Court on Monday to review evidence in a case involving rice subsidies that haemorrhaged billions of dollars and could see her jailed for up to 10 years for negligence.

Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

2015-08-30 18:31:56

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered near Japan's parliament building on Sunday to oppose legislation allowing the military to fight overseas.

Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

2015-08-30 13:02:03

Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing widened their net in the search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested.

Police arrest foreigner in Bangkok shrine bombing case

2015-08-29 19:49:12

Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials Saturday in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said.