Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors to end US production

2015-07-27 15:06:39

Mitsubishi Motors confirmed Friday that it plans to stop production at its only US factory and sell the plant in central Illinois that has more than 1,200 workers.

PNG to chair first ever APEC ministerial meeting

2015-07-27 11:48:40

Papua New Guinea (PNG) will chair its first ever APEC Ministerial Meeting in October this year as part of preparations to host the APEC summit in 2018.

Kim Jong-un extends respect to Chinese volunteer army

2015-07-26 20:42:21

Top leader Kim Jong-un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday paid tribute to the Chinese People's Volunteer Army (CPVA) for its role in his country's liberation.

Small plane crashes in Tokyo neighborhood; 3 dead, 3 survive

2015-07-26 19:20:28

A small plane crashed into a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo on Sunday, killing the pilot, a passenger and a woman on the ground, while three people were pulled alive from the wreckage, officials said.

Backgrounder: Why Potsdam Proclamation still indelible?

2015-07-26 18:19:42

The coming Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of the signing on July 26, 1945 of the Potsdam Proclamation demanding Japan's unconditional surrender to the Allies at the end of World War II, shortly before Japan's total defeat in the war.

"Respect for the historical truth" -- a visit to Cecilienhof Palace as world commemorates 70th anniversary of Potsdam Proclamation

2015-07-26 18:17:18

"Now you are entering the conference hall. The roundtable placed in the center is the original one used during the Potsdam Conference," a docent told visitors in the Cecilienhof Palace in Potsdam, a city situated to the southwest of the German capital of Berlin.

Self-deception leads Japan to nowhere

2015-07-26 18:11:22

Seventy years ago on July 27, allied warplanes swarmed Japan's skies as the country's militarists fought with desperation on the Oriental and Pacific battlefields.

17 Chinese tourists injured in bus accident in Thailand's Phuket

2015-07-26 17:15:24

A total of 17 Chinese tourists were injured after their tour bus overturned in south Thailand's Phuket province on Sunday, China's consular office in Phuket said.

Mitsubishi apology hopes rise

2015-07-25 08:08:34

Relatives of Chinese victims of forced labor are hoping to receive a formal apology and compensation from Japanese industrial giant Mitsubishi Materials after an announcement by the company on Wednesday.

Land sale isn't for military purpose, says Maldives

2015-07-25 08:26:50

India has no need to worry about Chinese military expansion under the Maldives' new policy that allows foreigners to buy its land after the islands vowed to keep the Indian Ocean a demilitarized zone.

More Japanese firms need to compensate wartime slave laborers

2015-07-24 18:45:30

More Japanese companies that committed war crimes by using Chinese slave laborers need to follow the example of Mitsubishi Materials to show repentance, apoligize and offer due compensation to their victims.