MOD: navy drills do not target neighbors

2015-07-23 09:40:19

The Chinese navy Wednesday kicked off a 10-day military training exercise in the South China Sea amid heightened tensions in the region.

BRICS bank hailed as contributive to building fairer global governance

2015-07-23 09:11:31

The New Development Bank (NDB) launched Tuesday by the emerging-market bloc of BRICS has won high praise from the international community, particularly its role in helping establish a fairer global governance system.

Suicide bomber kills 19 people in Afghan market

2015-07-23 00:19:48

A suicide bomber attacked a market crowded with shoppers Wednesday in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 19 people and wounding 38 amid other Taliban assaults in the area.

China-ROK sea route for delivery resumes

2015-07-22 21:30:23

A mail-delivery sea route between China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was reopened on Wednesday, seven years after authorities shut it.

Japan to train more maritime specialists

2015-07-22 16:21:28

The Japanese government plans to drastically increase the number of specialists and experts in maritime exploration and surveys, expanding the number of technical personnel from the current 2,000 to 10,000.

Cambodia-China direct cargo shipping route on course

2015-07-22 15:56:13

Two Chinese shipping giants are likely to sign agreements with Cambodia's Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP), paving the way for exporters to move cargo directly from Cambodia to China.

Proof of Japan's infamous Unit 526 unearthed in bookstore

2015-07-22 08:12:50

A post-90s man has collected thousands of photos related to Japan's invasion during World War II, of which at least 2,000 have never been seen before.

60 pct respondents say Japan's Constitution should stay unchanged

2015-07-22 11:23:50

The latest poll result showed that 60 percent of respondents said the Japanese Constitution should stay unchanged, while 32 percent called for changing it, local media reported.

Nepal collects public feedback on draft constitution

2015-07-22 11:04:27

A two-day national campaign to collect public feedback on a preliminary draft of constitution has completed across Nepal amid protest from some opposition parties.

Heavy rains disrupt life in India

2015-07-22 11:01:01

School kids wade through a waterlogged street during heavy rains in Mumbai, India, July 21, 2015.

DPRK erects taller launch pad for long-range rocket: Yonhap

2015-07-22 10:35:52

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) erected a taller launch pad for long-range rocket at a rocket base near the west coast, Yonhap News Agency of the Republic of Korea (ROK) reported Wednesday citing a government official.

DPRK: 'No interest' in Iran-style pact

2015-07-22 07:55:42

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea said on Tuesday it had no interest in following Iran down the path of nuclear dialogue, insisting it was already a nuclear weapons state and therefore beyond any logical comparison with Teheran.