At least six Pakistani civilians were killed and 46 others, including 22 women, were injured in the latest Indian shelling on Friday. They are the largest casualties on a single day in recent cross-border attacks, the Pakistani military said.
Former Philippine president Joseph Estrada on Thursday said the Philippines needs China's help to modernize the country, and expressed his hope that Sino-Philippines relations will improve in the near future.
Veteran diplomat and ambassador Yang Houlan attended an event in Seoul on Thursday as the next Secretary-General of the China-Japan-Republic of Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat(TCS).
Thailand's tourism sector will rebound from the negative impact of the recent bombing attack in downtown Bangkok, which left at least 20 people dead, Thai Tourism and Sports Minister Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul said Wednesday.
Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, dissolved Singapore's 12th parliament on Tuesday, indicating the general election will be held within the next three months.