Hospital at epicenter of MERS suspends services

2015-06-15 07:46:00

A Republic of Korea hospital suspended most services on Sunday after being identified as the epicenter of the spread of a deadly respiratory disease that has killed 15 people since being diagnosed in the country nearly four weeks ago.

DPRK fires 3 short-range missiles into eastern waters: Yonhap

2015-06-14 17:46:15

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) test-fired three short-range missiles into its eastern waters, Yonhap News Agency reported Sunday citing the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS).

Indonesia volcano unleashes fresh burst

2015-06-14 16:57:29

Mount Sinabung spews volcanic materials from its crater in Tanah Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, June 13, 2015. Around 3,000 people remain in temporary accommodation in the Indonesian region of North Sumatra as Mount Sinabung continues to spew volcanic ash, smoke and rock around 500 meters into the sky.

China, S. Korea pledge to lift strategic cooperative partnership to new high

2015-06-13 17:00:47

China and South Korea, on the occasion of top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang's ongoing visit to South Korea, have pledged to lift the strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries to a new high through concerted efforts by both sides.

WHO advises S.Korea to ban all MERS suspects' overseas travel

2015-06-13 14:17:35

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday strongly advised South Korea to ban all people suspected of being infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) or having contact with the MERS infectees from going abroad.

China rebukes Japan's meddling in South China Sea issue

2015-06-12 20:15:57

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson has urged Japan not to weigh into territorial disputes in the South China Sea, labelling Japan a "non-party" in the matter.

Indian capital reels under massive garbage crisis

2015-06-12 16:55:58

The Indian capital has been reeling under a massive garbage crisis, with sanitation workers escalating their strike over non-payment of their salaries for the last two months.

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing in Australia

2015-06-12 15:15:17

A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet has made an emergency landing at Melbourne airport on Friday after a reported engine fire.

S. Korea reports 11th death from MERS outbreak

2015-06-12 15:04:56

South Korea on Friday reported an 11th death from the MERS virus outbreak, but officials said they are seeing a fewer number of new infections and that it was unlikely there would be another large outbreak.

Rain hampers search for dozens missing in Nepal landslide

2015-06-12 13:40:02

Rescuers searched through piles of rocks and debris Friday after a landslide swept through six mountainous Nepalese villages, killing 24 people and leaving dozens more missing.

5.3-magnitude quake rocks Nepal

2015-06-12 13:37:10

Senior official says China-Myanmar ties face important opportunity

2015-06-12 11:36:25

A Senior Chinese official said Thursday that the China-Myanmar relationship has an important opportunity.