World's biggest plane leaves Australia

2016-05-17 15:05:00

The Ukrainian-built plane took off from Perth Airport slightly later than scheduled at 6 am local time, and was farewelled by hundreds of aviation enthusiasts.

Afghanistan backs Beijing on South China Sea

2016-05-17 03:16:48

Afghanistan supports China's position to resolve the South China Sea issue via bilateral negotiations between countries.

Sri Lanka decides to free all Indian fishermen in custody

2016-05-16 19:54:38

Sri Lanka on Monday announced it has decided to free Indian fishermen who are now in custody for violating maritime boundary laws.

Japan's lower house passes extra budget to help quake-hit southwest's recovery

2016-05-16 18:55:12

Japan's lower house of parliament on Monday passed a 778 billion yen (7.15 billion US dollars) extra budget for fiscal 2016 with the funds earmarked for the reconstruction and restoration of regions in the southwest that were rocked by earthquakes last month.

Japan to issue 10-year multi-entry visas for Chinese

2016-05-16 16:45:28

Japan will further ease visa requirements for Chinese citizens as part of its plan to attract 40 million foreign tourists every year by 2020.

Sumatran rhino gives birth to healthy calf

2016-05-14 08:27:20

A Sumatran rhino at an Indonesian sanctuary has given birth in a rare success for efforts to save the critically endangered species.

Tokyo governor denies allegations he misused fund

2016-05-14 08:27:20

Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Friday denied allegations that he knowingly misused money from his political fund group, rejecting allegations levied at him earlier in the week.

China's stance on S.C. Sea arbitration is to defend rather than disobey int'l law

2016-05-14 04:53:22

China's position of neither participating in nor accepting the results of the forceful arbitration initiated by the the Philippines over the disputes in the South China Sea does not mean the country disobeys international law, on the contrary, it's defending it.

China refutes Japanese media's South China Sea related reports

2016-05-14 04:16:06

China on Friday refuted reports in Japanese media on the South China Sea, saying China is garnering support from more and more countries.

Stance on arbitration case 'enjoys wide backing'

2016-05-13 02:58:09

China enjoys widespread support for its decision not to accept or take part in a case initiated by the Philippines over the South China Sea.

Chinese diplomat says South China Sea tribunal has no jurisdiction

2016-05-13 00:32:46

A senior Chinese diplomat said on Thursday that the Arbitral Tribunal on the South China Sea had no jurisdiction and its ruling would be invalid under international law.

Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park looking for overseas investors

2016-05-12 15:40:26

The Singapore-Sichuan Hi-Tech Innovation Park (SSCIP), jointly developed by Singapore and Sichuan province, is looking for investors in the United States, Japan and Europe, mainly in the fields of biomedical sciences and interactive digital media.