Obama lays wreath at Hiroshima peace park on historic visit

2016-05-27 18:16:24

Barack Obama, the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima, laid a wreath at the site of the world's first atomic bombing on Friday, a symbolic gesture that Tokyo and Washington hope will highlight their alliance and breathe life into efforts to abolish nuclear arms.

Korean Air plane terminates takeoff after engine catches fire

2016-05-27 16:30:59

A Korean Air passenger plane terminated takeoff from Tokyo's Haneda airport Friday after its left engine caught fire, police said.

China commits $1.5 million to Sri Lankan flood relief

2016-05-27 16:21:00

China will provide $1.5 million in cash to help Sri Lankan flood relief, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.

World's largest light, music festival Vivid Sydney ready to start

2016-05-27 16:02:08

The world's largest light, music and ideas festival, Vivid Sydney, will begin on Friday evening in the Australian city of Sydney.

Japanese citizens protest Obama's Hiroshima visit

2016-05-27 14:46:38

Dozens of Japanese citizens gathered here on Thursday, protesting US President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima and the two countries' intended political manipulation of the city.

Chinese Interactive TV cloud service provider targets overseas markets

2016-05-27 14:25:27

Youpeng Cloud service will be brought to five overseas markets in Southeast Asia, Europe, North American, South America, and Australia.

China rejects US aircraft surveillance over South China Sea

2016-05-27 09:23:50

China's military rejected US claims on China's "unsafe" intercept of an American Navy reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea, and demanded the US ends such action.

China appreciates position of Vanuatu, Lesotho, Palestine on S. China Sea issue

2016-05-27 10:01:01

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday that China appreciates the position of Vanuatu, Lesotho and Palestine on the South China Sea issue.

Obama's Hiroshima trip no occasion to whitewash Japan's WWII atrocities

2016-05-27 09:51:12

The motive behind US President Barack Obama's planned visit to Japan's A-bombed Hiroshima on Friday may seem noble, but in reality, it is nothing more than yet another opportunity seized by Washington and Tokyo to pursue their own ulterior motives.

At Hiroshima Obama seeks contemplation; no Pearl Harbor for Abe

2016-05-27 07:40:35

US President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he plans to use his historic visit to Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to reflect on the suffering of war and the need to take steps to prevent it. Abe said he had no plans to reciprocate Obama's gesture by paying his own visit to Pearl Harbor.

China and India pledge peace in the border area

2016-05-27 03:19:01

China and India have reiterated their commitment to maintaining peace in the border area ahead of a final settlement.

Nation urges Asian growth push

2016-05-27 01:38:14

Foreign Minister Wang Yi appealed to the group of seven most industrialized nations to work with the G20 to push Asia's economic growth forward.