Japan, the Philippines to hold maritime drill in South China Sea

2015-06-08 19:22:35

Japan and the Philippines planned to hold a joint maritime drill from June 23 to 24 in the South China Sea, a move apparently aims at paving way for the two sides to further disturb stability in the region.

Taliban key commander killed in E Afghan province

2015-06-08 16:17:36

A drone attack has claimed the life of Mullah Asmatullah, a Taliban key commander in the eastern Kunar province.

Suspect in Shangri-La Dialogue shooting accused of instigating rash act

2015-06-08 16:05:58

One of the two passengers in the car that crashed through security barriers near Shangri-La Hotel on May 31 was accused of instigating the driver to commit a rash act to endanger the personal safety of two police officers.

WHO, S.Korea to conduct joint probe into MERS spread

2015-06-08 15:56:40

The World Health Organization (WHO) and South Korea will conduct joint investigation into the country' s spread of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for five days from Tuesday, the health ministry said Monday.

5.5-magnitude quake rocks off Aomori, NE Japan

2015-06-08 15:29:21

A moderate quake initially measured at 5.5 magnitude rocked off Japan's Aomori Prefecture in northeastern Japan Monday, without risk of tsunami, according to Japan's Meteorological Agency.

1st teenager MERS infection reported in S Korea

2015-06-08 14:11:34

The first case of a teenage student infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was reported in South Korea.

Remembered in a colorful way

2015-06-08 14:03:03

Participants run through colored powder during the YARKOcross race in Almaty, Kazakhstan, June 7, 2015.

1st teenager MERS infection reported in S. Korea

2015-06-08 13:58:27

The first case of a teenage student infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was reported in South Korea, the Education Ministry said on Monday.

S.Korean man with MERS virus sixth to die in outbreak - officials

2015-06-08 09:39:56

An 80-year-old South Korean man who had tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has died, officials from the city of Daejeon said on Monday, taking the number of deaths from the outbreak to six.

India, Bangladesh sign historic land boundary agreement

2015-06-07 09:10:54

India and Bangladesh signed an agreement to simplify their 4,000-km (2,500-mile) border and clarify the identities of 52,000 living in enclaves.

MERS cases rise to 50 in S.Korea with 9 more infections

2015-06-06 19:24:31

All nine new cases were traced to the initial patient, the health ministry says, calling them health care associated infections.

Eleven hikers killed in Malaysia quake, eight still missing

2015-06-06 18:07:47

The bodies of 11 climbers have been recovered from Malaysia's highest peak Mount Kinabalu after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake triggered a series of landslides.