Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake

2015-05-25 13:59:18

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

Kim gives field guidance at army Salmon farms

2015-05-25 12:14:56

The leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un gives field guidance at the 810 army unit's Salmon farms in this undated photo released by the DPRK's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang.

1,600 paper-made panda sculptures displayed in Seoul

2015-05-25 10:56:52

A total of 1,600 paper-made panda sculptures were displayed here on Saturday.

Pakistani PM orders early release of Chinese tourist

2015-05-20 21:00:08

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday afternoon took notice of the kidnapping of a Chinese tourist from the country's northwestern district of Dera Ismail Khan, local media reported.

Video purports to show kidnapped Chinese tourist

2015-05-25 07:26:52

A militant video released on Sunday purported to show a Chinese tourist kidnapped by Taliban-allied fighters in Pakistan a year ago asking for his government to help release him.

Women activists cross DMZ to S. Korea

2015-05-24 17:15:49

A group of 30 women activists arrived in South Korea on Sunday after a landmark crossing of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as a symbolic act of peace.

China reacts to latest Japanese Yasukuni Shrine visit

2015-05-22 18:05:00

China has rebuked Japan over a visit by the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the war crime-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.

Chinese technicians begin feasibility study of landmark bridge in the Maldives: media

2015-05-22 17:51:11

Chinese technicians in the Maldives have begun drilling boreholes to assess the feasibility of a landmark bridge to connect the airport island to the capital city of Male, local media reported on Friday.

Beijing strongly protests against US spy plane encounter

2015-05-22 17:06:05

The Foreign Ministry unveils further details about a close encounter on Wednesday involving a US spy plane above the South China Sea.

South Korea court frees Korean Air 'nut rage' executive

2015-05-22 16:06:20

A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.

3,000-member Japanese delegation visits China

2015-05-22 15:11:28

A 3,000-member Japanese delegation arrived in China on Friday, an event observers hope will deepen mutual understanding and trust.