Training SU-30 jet goes missing offshore in C. Vietnam

2016-06-14 15:08:47

A SU-30 jet of Vietnam air defense went missing while training offshore in Vietnam's central Nghe An province Tuesday morning, local media reported.

ASEAN forestry meeting kicks off in Philippines

2016-06-14 14:58:27

A three-day regional forestry conference opened Tuesday in western province of Palawan, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said.

Talks can help dispel doubts, experts say

2016-06-13 19:53:22

A foreign ministers meeting on Tuesday between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will be a good opportunity to dispel doubts about China and ease tension in the South China Sea, experts said.

Arbitration undermines peaceful resolution of South China Sea disputes: US expert

2016-06-13 14:55:32

The Philippines' unilateral move to seek arbitration over the South China Sea disputes will hurt the prospect of resolving the issue peacefully through negotiations, a US expert told Xinhua in an interview.

11 dead in thunderstorms, rains in India

2016-06-13 14:31:39

At least 11 people were killed in India's eastern state of Bihar due to thunderstorm and rains, officials said Monday.

M5.0 quake jolts Tokyo vicinity

2016-06-12 12:21:56

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted Kanto region, including Tokyo.

UN chief slams deadly terrorist attack near shrine in Damascus suburb

2016-06-12 09:35:37

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned an "appalling" deadly terrorist attack near a shrine in a Damascus suburb in Syria, reportedly killing several civilians, including women and children.

Philippine diplomats urge incoming gov't to conduct bilateral talks with China over South China Sea dispute

2016-06-11 20:58:19

Philippine diplomats have urged President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's government to launch bilateral talks with China to settle the long-running South China Sea territorial dispute between the two sides.

Manila intensifies tension in South China Sea - former diplomat

2016-06-11 20:55:03

The Philippine government has been behind the intensifying tensions in the South China Sea, a former diplomat of the country told Xinhua on Wednesday.

Chinese rescue team set up 446 tents for Sri Lankan disaster area

2016-06-10 20:26:27

One Chinese rescue team constructed 16 settlements for Sri Lankan during their 9-day-visit here to help local people affected by serious floods and landslides, an official of Chinese Red Cross relief and rescue team said here on Friday.

Debris found on Australian beach could be MH370 wreckage: reports

2016-06-10 13:36:00

The Australian authorities will investigate if debris washed up on a South Australian beach belongs to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, media reports said here Friday.

China, ASEAN nations vow to effectively implement DOC on South China Sea

2016-06-10 02:25:58

Senior officials from China and the ASEAN nations vowed on Thursday to fully and effectively implement the Declaration on Conducts of the Parties in the South China Sea (DOC).