The Republic of Korea (ROK) offered to hold talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on the management of an inter-Korean economic zone, including the ongoing row over a wage hike for DPRK workers, the Unification Ministry said Monday.
Nepal's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has come up with an action plan for the protection and reconstruction of heritage sites damaged by the deadly April 25 quake and its aftershocks, local media reported Monday.
China and Vietnam have "both the wisdom and capability to achieve success in tackling maritime issues", State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said on Sunday after talks with his Vietnamese counterpart.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday condemned media of the Republic of Korea (ROK) for "hurting its highest dignity," after they have stirred up a rumor that a senior DPRK defense official has been executed.
About 35,000 protesters across Japan gathered together on Sunday in Naha, the capital city of Japan's southernmost island prefecture of Okinawa, urging the Japanese central government to abort a plan to set up a new military base for the United States in Henoko area and to immediately shut down the controversial US Futenma airbase in the prefecture's Ginowan city.
Vehicles carrying quake relief goods started to enter Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital, from China's border on Sunday afternoon, after China's armed police successfully removed quake debris blocking the China-Nepal Highway in Nepal.