Australian federal election last chance for Great Barrier Reef: experts

2016-05-19 11:40:56

Researchers have warned Australia's Great Barrier Reef will be in terminal condition without intervention from the Federal government.

Beijing: Report probably concerns US close-in spy flight

2016-05-19 11:24:05

China's defense ministry said the US reports on China's recent interception of US reconnaissance aircraft above the South China Sea is probably concerning the US reconnaissance against China.

China's higher education system leads in Asia: QS

2016-05-19 11:06:07

China has the best national environments for higher education institutions in Asia, according to the latest rankings released by QS.

Vietnam says US-based group, culprit behind social disturbance

2016-05-19 09:22:24

Social order in Vietnam's capital Hanoi and southern Ho Chi Minh City have been recently disrupted due to mass gatherings held in the name of environment protection using the context of the unusual mass fish deaths in the country's central coastal region.

Over 200 families feared buried by mudslides in Sri Lanka

2016-05-19 03:53:08

Massive landslides triggered by torrential rains buried homes in three villages in the central hills of Sri Lanka, and more than 200 families were missing on Wednesday and feared buried under the mud and debris, the Sri Lankan Red Cross said.

Indian president to visit China

2016-05-18 20:22:10

Invited by Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a state visit to China from May 24 to 27.

New international cargo trains depart China

2016-05-18 18:51:43

An international cargo train connecting China and Central Asian countries set out from northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region on Wednesday.

US eases sanctions on Myanmar to support reform, facilitate trade

2016-05-18 10:35:52

The United States announced Tuesday that it is lifting some of the sanctions on Myanmar to show support for the country's political reforms and economic growth and to facilitate trade between the two sides.

New technology to encourage Chinese 'medical tourists' to Australia

2016-05-18 10:14:49

Australia could soon become the No 1 destination for Chinese "medical tourists" after an Australian start-up company joined forces with a Chinese medical service provider.

Duterte 'willing to improve ties' with Beijing

2016-05-18 03:41:36

Duterte said that he wanted to cultivate friendly relations with China, and he was open to direct talks over the disputes in the South China Sea.

ROK prosecutors seek 17-year prison term for attacker of US envoy

2016-05-17 16:56:09

Republic of Korea (ROK)'s prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 17-year prison term against a 56-year-old attacker of Mark Lippert, US ambassador to the ROK, at an appeals court.

Philippine president may face charges after term ends

2016-05-17 15:44:56

Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III will face charges once he steps down from office, a lawmaker warned.