Top nuclear envoys of the Republic of Korea (ROK), the United States and Japan will meet in Seoul for two days from May 26 to discuss the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 's nuclear program, Seoul's foreign ministry said Friday.
A Japanese delegation with more than 3,000 members is visiting China, a development viewed by observers as the latest sign of progress in efforts to drag the relationship between the countries out of a recent low.
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was banned on Tuesday from traveling overseas at the start of her trial on negligence charges, the latest in a number of cases her supporters say are part of an attempt to tighten the junta's grip on power.
Myanmar immigration authorities have repatriated 11 Bangladeshi refugees who drifted to shore near Oodaung village in Maungtaw, Myanmar's western Rakhine state, after being forced to jump down from a boat bound for Malaysia, official media reported Wednesday.
More than 370 migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia, officials said Wednesday, the latest in a stream of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants to reach shore in a growing crisis confronting Southeast Asia.