Premier Li expects progress in China-Fiji FTA feasibility study

2015-07-17 11:37:46

Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday asked for progress in the joint feasibility study of a China-Fiji Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

High-level interaction to boost political trust between China, Vietnam

2015-07-17 10:10:44

China and Vietnam will see a fresh impetus injected into bilateral ties as frequent high-level exchanges of visits will further boost political trust.

ROK invites DPRK to Seoul-hosted regional security forum

2015-07-17 10:25:27

The Republic of Korea (ROK)'s Defense Ministry said Friday that it has invited the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to a Seoul-hosted regional security forum scheduled for September.

South Korea picks China consortium to lift sunken ferry

2015-07-17 10:19:24

South Korea on Wednesday selected a Chinese-led consortium as a preferred bidder to salvage a sunken ferry that killed more than 300 people in April last year in one of the country's deadliest disasters in decades.

Typhoon Nangka kills at least two, wreaks havoc as crosses Japan

2015-07-17 09:48:13

Typhoon Nangka barrelled across the western end of Japan's largest main island on Friday, snarling transport, leaving at least two men dead and prompting authorities to advise nearly 100,000 people to evacuate.

Chinese vice premier meets Vietnamese PM on reinforcing cooperation

2015-07-17 09:30:06

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli called for closer practical cooperation between China and Vietnam as he met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Thursday.

China protests Japan's security bills

2015-07-17 09:29:22

Beijing lodged a strong protest against Tokyo's legislative campaign to lift constitutional restrictions on Japan's armed forces, describing them as “unprecedented” during a meeting on Thursday.

Tokyo told to respect neighbors

2015-07-17 07:38:19

Beijing made a strong protest about Tokyo's legislative campaign to lift restrictions on Japan's armed forces, describing them as "unprecedented".

China voices stern concern over Japan's security bills

2015-07-16 21:21:39

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Thursday voiced stern concern over bills that will expand the role of Japan's self-defense forces (SDF).

China's top political advisor to visit Thailand, Indonesia

2015-07-16 19:43:49

China's top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng will pay an official visit to Thailand and Indonesia from July 21 to 28, according to a press release from China's top political advisory body.

Open letter urges Japanese PM to face up to history and apologize

2015-07-16 18:52:18

A group of scholars from Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia have recently penned an open letter urging Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to face up to Japan's wartime aggression and sincerely apologize to the victims.

Shinzo Abe slashes 7 decades of pacifism, switches Japan to war mode

2015-07-16 15:48:48

By fatally slashing Japan's seven decades of pacifism, like a Shogun's shoulder to waist "kesagiri" finishing move, in the very year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday realized his dream of abandoning postwar order and switching his country back into war mode.