Suu Kyi to make her first visit to China

2015-06-06 07:07:42

The visit comes amid strained ties between the two neighbors over conflicts near their border and months ahead of a general election in Myanmar.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit China

2015-06-05 15:36:04

Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson for Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD), will lead a delegation to visit China next week.

MERS-infected S. Koreans rise to 41 with 9.8% fatality rate

2015-06-05 10:32:09

The number of South Koreans tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to 41 Friday as five more cases were identified, the country's health ministry said.

MERS-infected S.Korean doctor contacts thousands in Seoul

2015-06-05 10:14:04

One doctor in South Korea, infected with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), had contacts with thousands of unspecified individuals in capital Seoul, boosting fears for an exponential increase in contagion.

China, ASEAN pledge early conclusion of COC on sea disputes

2015-06-05 10:10:03

China and ASEAN agreed to reach an early conclusion on the Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea, as senior officials met Thursday in Beijing for the 21st China-ASEAN Senior Officials' Consultation.

Philippine media accuse president of playing with fire over S. China Sea

2015-06-05 09:48:59

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III's recent remarks on the South China Sea disputes have not only aroused deep dissatisfaction among the Chinese, but also prompted domestic criticism, as local media warned him against playing with fire over these issues.

Japan, Philippines agree to discuss defense equipment transfer

2015-06-05 09:47:03

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visiting Philippine President Benigno Aquino have agreed on the start of negotiations to sign an accord over the transfer of defense equipment during their summit meeting Thursday, local media reported.

Japan's lower house approves bill to lower minimum voting age

2015-06-04 16:57:24

Japan's lower house of parliament on Thursday approved a bill that would see the legal age for voters in national elections lowered from the current minimum age of 20 to 18.

822 schools in S.Korea suspend classes for MERS fears

2015-06-04 15:14:37

More than 800 schools in South Korea have decided to suspend classes as of Thursday for fears of student contagion from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Strongmen compete in Afghanistan bodybuilding contest

2015-06-04 13:38:26

Afghan men strike a pose during a national bodybuilding competition in Kabul June 3, 2015.

MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 35 with 5 tertiary contagions

2015-06-04 10:35:26

The number of South Koreans diagnosed with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to 35 Thursday as five more cases were identified, the health ministry said.

Aquino, Abe never to score 'A' on history test

2015-06-04 09:26:56

Philippine President Benigno Aquino in Tokyo on Wednesday spouted again his ignorant metaphor -- likening China to Nazi Germany -- on the South China Sea issue and tried again to drag Japan and tow the United States towards further meddling in the region.