China urges Japan not to obstruct peace on South China Sea

2015-07-06 19:14:55

China on Monday urged Japan not to obstruct efforts made by China and southeast Asian nations to maintain peace on the South China Sea situation.

Singaporean teenager blogger given four-week imprisonment for online offensive remarks

2015-07-06 17:25:46

Singaporean teenager blogger Amos Yee Pang Sang was sentenced to four weeks in jail on Monday for making offensive remarks online.

ROK's ex-first lady to visit DPRK in early August

2015-07-06 17:07:30

The widow of late President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Kim Dae-jung will make a four-day visit to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Aug 5, local media reported Monday.

S. Korean comfort woman victim during WWII passes away

2015-07-06 11:50:52

One more South Korean victim forced to serve as a comfort woman for Japan's Imperial Army during the World War II has passed away, leaving the living victims at 48, an advocacy group for the victims said Monday.

Malaysian PM to take action on media allegations

2015-07-06 09:03:02

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Sunday that he will decide in the next few days on the form of action he will take on the media allegations that funds from a government investment has been transferred to his personal bank accounts, Bernama, Malaysia's state news agency reported.

China urges Japan to face up to history after it wins UNESCO heritage bid

2015-07-06 08:20:10

China urged Japan to take measures to uphold dignity of forced labor victims after its "Meiji Industrial Revolution Sites" runs into the World Heritage List.

Thailand's first MERS patient cured

2015-07-03 17:17:49

Thailand's first and so far only confirmed patient infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has fully recovered, the National News Bureau of Thailand said Friday.

4 dead in explosion accident of S. Korean chemical factory

2015-07-03 11:29:02

Four workers have been identified dead, with one missing, in an explosion accident near a waste water disposal facility of a Hanwha chemical factory in the country's southeastern city of Ulsan.

Solar-powered plane breaks solo flight record across Pacific to Hawaii

2015-07-03 10:25:39

A Swiss man attempting to circumnavigate the globe with an aircraft powered only by the sun's energy has broken a world record for the longest non-stop solo flight, the project team said on Thursday.

Injured ROK tourists in intensive care

2015-07-02 20:49:12

The seventeen injured passengers from a northeast China bus crash, 16 of whom are from the Republic of Korea (ROK), have been transferred to a larger hospital with better facilities.

36 dead, 26 missing after banca capsized in C. Philippines

2015-07-02 19:31:14

At least 36 people died and 26 others went missing after a passenger banca capsized in the waters off Ormoc City in central Philippines' Leyte province on Thursday afternoon, said Philippine Coast Guard (PCG).

Thai navy plans to buy three Chinese subs

2015-07-02 18:06:53

The Thai navy plans to buy three submarines from China under a government-to-government dealing, said Thai navy chief Adm Kraisorn Chansuvanit on Thursday.