Chinese rescue team arrives in Myanmar to help flood victims

2015-08-05 08:53:00

A ten-member Chinese rescue team arrived in Yangon by plane Tuesday to extend helping hand to Myanmar people affected by severe flood which has killed at least 47 people.

More suspected debris washed up on La Reunion coast

2015-08-04 21:52:05

A piece of plastic debris was found Tuesday in the northern coast of French overseas Island La Reunion, where a wreckage suspected to be part of the missing MH370 was washed up last Wednesday.

Malaysian PM meets with Chinese FM on bilateral ties

2015-08-04 20:22:49

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday met here with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and both sides pledged to further enhance bilateral ties.

Last 'Dambuster' pilot in WWII dies at 96

2015-08-04 19:23:28

A New Zealander who was the last surviving pilot from the specialized World War II "Dambuster" mission targeting German infrastructure died Tuesday at 96.

ASEAN meeting improper platform for South China Sea issue

2015-08-04 18:17:23

The ongoing 48th Foreign Ministers' Meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is not a proper platform for discussing the South China Sea issue but an important one for promoting regional cooperation.

China, ASEAN vow further cooperation in education

2015-08-04 17:29:24

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will cooperate further in education, officials said during the eighth China-ASEAN Education Cooperation Week.

Japan to suspend Okinawa US base relocation work

2015-08-04 17:22:45

The Japanese government announced Tuesday that the planned relocation work of a U.S. military base within Okinawa Prefecture will be suspended temporarily in an attempt to defuse tensions with local authorities, local media reported.

Mullah Omar's son assassinated: media report

2015-08-04 15:42:09

The son of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar had reportedly been killed, section of Afghan media reported Tuesday.

48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting kicks off in Malaysia

2015-08-04 15:17:39

The 48th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting opened here Tuesday, drawing foreign ministers and representatives from 10 Southeast Asian countries to focus on the establishment of the ASEAN Community by the end of this year.

Buddhists meet to discuss life and death

2015-08-04 07:42:02

About 1,000 Buddhists from several countries are gathering in Chiang Mai to attend the Fifth World Youth Buddhist Symposium.

Rescuers race to flood zones as toll rises

2015-08-04 07:42:02

Rescuers raced on Monday to help tens of thousands of people in Myanmar who were stranded by rooftop-high floods, as the UN warned that swollen rivers threaten more areas and large swathes of Asia that have been hit by deadly monsoon rains.

District approves same-sex unions

2015-08-04 07:42:02

"Partnership" certificates are to be issued to same-sex couples in Tokyo's largest district from November.