Protesters attack 'anti-women' charter

2015-08-04 07:42:02

Nepal's proposed new constitution has sparked fury from women who say their citizenship, property and other rights are being curtailed by the document designed to draw a line under centuries of inequality.

Museum to display 'world's finest opal'

2015-08-04 07:42:02

An Australian museum said on Monday it will exhibit what it believes is the best opal stone ever found - a 6-cm multi-colored gem found in the Outback named the Virgin Rainbow.

China, ASEAN to work together to safeguard peace, stability of South China Sea

2015-08-04 11:28:16

Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Monday that China is committed to working with ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) members to implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) and enhance consultations on the Code of Conduct ( COC) to maintain peace and stability of the sea.

China, Singapore vows to promote bilateral cooperation

2015-08-04 11:10:30

China and Singapore on Monday pledged to further promote substantial cooperation between the two sides, as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam during his two-day visit to the city state.

Australia's search area for MH370 could be narrowed following Reunion debris discovery

2015-08-04 11:02:52

The government body coordinating Australia's search efforts for missing jetliner MH370 has said new evidence could narrow down the search area for the wreckage.

China ready to help flooding Myanmar

2015-08-04 10:50:12

China is ready to provide assistance for the flooding areas across Myanmar, Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang told a press conference in Kalay township of Sagaing Region on Monday.

Malaysia, France coordinate probe on suspected MH370 wreckage

2015-08-04 10:35:51

Investigators from France and Malaysia met Monday afternoon in the Palais de Justice to coordinate the investigation on the place wreckage found last Wednesday on Reunion Island, which may belong to the Boeing 777 plane of the missing MH370 flight.

Groups agree to accept Mitsubishi settlement

2015-08-04 07:40:30

Wartime slave laborers unhappy with offer but take it because of their age

Chinese VP to attend Singapore's National Day celebrations

2015-08-04 06:47:26

Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao will visit Singapore from Aug 8 to 10 as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang on Monday.

China provides emergency aid to Myanmar flood-hit regions

2015-08-03 21:39:55

The Chinese Embassy to Myanmar on Monday provided humanitarian aid to Myanmar's flood-hit regions.

Forced Chinese laborers in WWII unsatisfied but accept Mitsubishi's apology

2015-08-03 21:16:53

Three groups of Chinese victims of forced labor during World War II have accepted reconciliation offered by Japan's Mitsubishi Materials on Monday, though they are not content with the planned compensation.

S. Korea urges Abe to inherit right historical perception

2015-08-03 18:13:33

South Korean President Park Geun-hye urged Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to inherit the right perception of history shown in statements issued by previous governments.