China to fund friendship village for Sri Lankan families affected by disaster

2016-06-01 09:17:30

China announced on Tuesday it would fund the construction of a Sri Lanka-China friendship village to house families affected by the recent natural disaster.

DPRK senior official visits China

2016-05-31 21:30:27

One of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's highest-profile officials, career diplomat Ri Su Yong, held talks with a senior Chinese official in Beijing on Tuesday.

China creates 4.43 mln jobs in first four months

2016-05-31 19:48:28

China added 4.43 million jobs in the first four months of 2016, an official revealed on Tuesday, suggesting that, despite economic headwinds, the job market has "remained basically stable."

Russia won't cede Kurils to Japan: FM

2016-05-31 19:48:28

Russia has no plan of ceding parts of the Kuril Islands to Japan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.

Japanese-born panda delivers cub in China

2016-05-31 19:48:28

a Japanese-born panda, delivered her first cub Monday at Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center in southwest China, it was announced Tuesday. The female cub weighs 135 grams and is healthy, according to the center.

Chinese engineer injured in Pakistan blast returns to company

2016-05-31 16:53:49

The Chinese engineer injured in a bomb attack in southern Pakistan has recovered and returned to the company's compound after medical treatment, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

20 killed in ammunition depot blaze in India

2016-05-31 15:51:37

At least 20 people were killed, including two army officers and 18 soldiers, and 17 others injured after a fire broke out early Tuesday at a military ammunition depot in the western state of Maharashtra, said officials.

DPRK delegation leaves Pyongyang for China visit

2016-05-31 15:01:20

A delegation led by a senior official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), left Pyongyang on Tuesday for a three-day visit to China.

ROK says DPRK appears to have failed in 4th Musudan missile test-launch

2016-05-31 14:07:18

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) appeared to have failed in its fourth test-launch of an intermediate-range Musudan ballistic missile after its dialogue overtures on military matters were repeatedly dismissed by the Republic of Korea.

WHO urges the use and promotion of plain packaging to reduce tobacco-related harms

2016-05-31 11:35:44

On World No Tobacco Day, the WHO continues its call for governments, civil society and other partners, to support the implementation and promotion of the use of plain packaging as a tobacco control measure.

China 'to press US' on maritime issues

2016-05-31 02:18:24

Beijing will pressure Washington over maritime issues during the upcoming annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue.