Indonesian rescuers say no survivors at wreckage of crashed plane

2015-08-18 15:31:54

All 54 people on board a Trigana Air aircraft were killed in a crash two days ago in Indonesia's Papua province, the latest in a string of aviation disasters in the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Tuesday.

Searchers find all bodies from Indonesia's crashed plane

2015-08-18 13:15:02

A Indonesian search official said here on Tuesday that all the bodies of the 54 aboard the crashed ATR42-300 Trigana Air Service plane have been found as of 11.00 am local time.

Bangkok explosion draws worldwide condemnation

2015-08-18 12:55:56

International organizations and foreign countries have strongly condemned Monday's deadly blast in downtown Bangkok, expressing deep sympathy and solidarity with the victims and Thailand.

China orders protection of tourists after Bangkok blast

2015-08-18 12:19:33

The China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) is paying close attention to the deadly explosion in Bangkok and will try to protect Chinese tourists in Thailand, it said Tuesday.

Melbourne dubbed 'most liveable city' for 5th-year running

2015-08-18 12:03:11

Australian city Melbourne has once again held on to its crown as the most liveable city in the world, according to a global survey.

Six Chinese nationals confirmed dead in Bangkok blast

2015-08-18 11:05:21

Six Chinese nationals, including four from the mainland and two from Hong Kong, had been confirmed dead in a Bangkok explosion Monday night, the Chinese Embassy in Thailand said.

Indonesia airline safety hurt by inadequate staff

2015-08-18 11:00:28

Indonesia scored poorly on a 2014 safety audit by the United Nations' aviation agency largely because its Ministry of Transportation is understaffed, as the country struggles to cope with the rapid expansion of air travel.

ROK, DPRK agree to wage hike in Kaesong industrial complex

2015-08-18 10:59:12

The Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to a wage hike issue for the DPRK workers employed by South Korean companies running factories in the Kaesong Industrial Complex.

Men in Indonesia climb greased poles to win prizes

2015-08-18 10:22:12

Men climb greased poles to retrieve prizes such as bicycles and rice cookers as part of the Independence Day festivities at Ancol Beach in Jakarta, Indonesia, Aug 17, 2015.

Chinese among those killed by Bangkok bomb

2015-08-18 07:36:19

At least 19 people, including three Chinese citizens, were killed on Monday when a bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded outside a shrine in the Thai capital.

China initiates emergency response after Bangkok explosion

2015-08-18 02:14:05

China's Foreign Ministry has initiated an emergency response after an explosion hit downtown Bangkok Monday night that has killed 19 people, including three Chinese nationals.

Bomb in Thai capital kills 27, wounds 78 in bid 'to destroy economy'

2015-08-17 23:01:47

A bomb on a motorcycle exploded on Monday just outside a Hindu shrine in the Thai capital, killing 27 people, including foreign tourists, media reported, in an attack the government said was a bid to destroy the economy.