The widow of the ROK's late president Kim Dae-jung arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday for her four-day visit to the DPRK amid remaining cross-border tensions.
China called upon countries in the South China Sea region to speed up consultations over the expected code of conduct in the sea and to discuss preventive measures to control maritime risks.
Malaysia confirmed early on Thursday that a piece of a wing washed up on an Indian Ocean island beach last week was from Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the first trace of the plane found since it vanished last year with 239 people on board.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirmed on early on Thursday that a Boeing 777 wing segment discovered in the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is from the missing Flight MH370.
The number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan has reached a record high as the on-ground conflicts continued to escalate.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to release his landmark statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the World War II on August 14, a Japanese government source said Wednesday.
China "has no intention to shut the US out of Asia", and is willing to "achieve virtuous interactions with the US in the region", Foreign Minister Wang Yi told US Secretary of State John Kerry during a meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
The widow of late President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Kim Dae-jung arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday afternoon for her four-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) amid remaining cross-border tensions.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday met here with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Both sides pledged to further enhance bilateral ties.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Tuesday that the forthcoming establishment of ASEAN Community by the end of this year will give fresh impetus to China 's "Belt and Road" initiative.
Foreign ministers of the ASEAN expressed satisfactions over the ASEAN community-building process, but called for accelerated actions to complete the remaining tasks.
South Korea agreed to an 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal with a Chinese-led consortium to salvage a ferry that sunk last year, killing more than 300 people.