One shot dead, two detained near Shangri-La hotel in Singapore

2015-05-31 10:15:32

One person was shot dead and another two detained after an incident near Shangri-La hotel where the current 14th Shangri-La Dialogue is ongoing on Sunday morning.

No deaths or tsunami warning after M8.5 quake hits off Japan

2015-05-31 09:15:02

Several people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of deaths or major damage after a powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands Saturday evening.

6 killed, 60 injured during govt polls in NW Pakistan

2015-05-31 08:11:01

At least six people were killed and 60 others injured during clashes in various cities of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Saturday.

8.5 magnitude quake hits off Ogasawara islands, no tsunami warning issued

2015-05-30 20:01:07

A 8.5-magnitude earthquake hit off west coast of Ogasawara islands, about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, at about 8:24 pm local time on Saturday and no tsunami warning was issued, according to the Japanese meteorological Agency.

Thai human trafficking boat owner detained in Myanmar

2015-05-30 19:02:46

The Thai human trafficking boat owner who attempted to traffic over 200 Bengalis on boat over the past week was detained in Myanmar's Yangon.

China, Vietnam can properly handle South China Sea issue

2015-05-29 21:39:19

A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) general said here Friday that China and Vietnam can properly handle the South China Sea issue through joint efforts.

Q&A for China's contributions to World Anti-Fascist War

2015-05-10 17:08:53

Q&A for China's contributions to World Anti-Fascist War

Soldier takes bus passengers hostage in N. Philippines

2015-05-29 17:06:37

A soldier has taken hostage of more than 30 bus passengers on Friday in northern Philippine province of Camarines Sur, local media reported.

2 hospitalized but radioactive leak at Delhi airport contained

2015-05-29 17:04:42

At least two cargo handlers have been hospitalized after a radioactive leak was detected in the cargo area of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the Indian capital Friday.

US says need to save lives as Asia migrant crisis talks begin

2015-05-29 13:40:29

The United States said on Friday that thousands of vulnerable migrants adrift in Southeast Asian seas needed urgent rescue, as Myanmar told a regional meeting on the crisis that it was not to blame.

About 120 residents reach safe place after volcano eruption in SW Japan

2015-05-29 13:13:01

About 120 residents reached evacuation site located in northwest of a volcano which erupted at around 10: 00 am local time Friday in Kuchinoerabu island off Kagoshima Prefecture in southwest Japan, said top spokesman of the Japanese government.

UNESCO to judge management of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

2015-05-29 11:26:58

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will release a draft ruling Friday on whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as in danger in a critical decision for Australia's management of the world's largest coral reef.