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.
A Korean Air passenger plane terminated takeoff from Tokyo's Haneda airport Friday after its left engine caught fire, police said.
China will provide $1.5 million in cash to help Sri Lankan flood relief, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.
The world's largest light, music and ideas festival, Vivid Sydney, will begin on Friday evening in the Australian city of Sydney.
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.
Youpeng Cloud service will be brought to five overseas markets in Southeast Asia, Europe, North American, South America, and Australia.
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.
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Thursday that China appreciates the position of Vanuatu, Lesotho and Palestine on the South China Sea issue.
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.
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 have reiterated their commitment to maintaining peace in the border area ahead of a final settlement.
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.