South Africa and Mauritius debris 'almost certainly' from MH370

2016-05-12 12:57:03

Two pieces of aircraft debris that washed up on South Africa and Mauritius have been confirmed as "almost certainly" from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

DPRK holds artistic performance to celebrate ruling party congress

2016-05-12 11:47:05

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held an artistic performance here Wednesday to celebrate the just-concluded 7th Congress of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).

Beijing urges Manila to 'meet halfway'

2016-05-12 08:26:02

Beijing urged the new government of the Philippines to "meet China halfway" to solve maritime disputes.

Woman, 70, has first baby after 46 years of marriage

2016-05-12 02:52:23

An Indian woman who gave birth at age 70 said on Tuesday she was not too old to become a first-time mother, adding that her life was now complete.

China opposes US distortion of navigation freedom: spokesman

2016-05-12 00:00:57

China on Wednesday suggested the United States, when talking about "freedom of navigation," make a distinction between commercial ships and warships.

Pyongyang holds mass parade to celebrate ruling party congress

2016-05-11 15:58:22

A mass rally and parade took place in central Pyongyang Tuesday to celebrate the end of the four-day Workers' Party Congress, which ended Monday in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Chinese visitors drive boom in New Zealand accommodation sector

2016-05-11 15:57:27

A rising number of Chinese visitors helped drive a surge in New Zealand's accommodation sector in March, according to figures from the government statistics agency Wednesday.

New Zealand dairy herds shrink with milk price plunge

2016-05-11 14:05:44

The number of dairy cattle in New Zealand fell for the first time in nine years last year as milk prices plunged globally.

Myanmar parliament approves military cooperation with Russia

2016-05-11 10:52:30

Myanmar's Union Parliament has approved to sign agreement with Russia on military cooperation following debate on the proposal put forward by President U Htin Kyaw, parliament sources said Wednesday.

Next Philippine leader faces new South China Sea horizon

2016-05-11 09:14:34

Winner of the Philippine presidential election will have a fresh chance to find a win-win solution to his country's issues with China in the South China Sea.

Enhanced ties eyed with the DPRK

2016-05-11 03:22:01

China hopes to enhance healthy and good relations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

Beijing condemns US warship patrol

2016-05-11 02:13:27

Beijing expressed "resolute opposition" to a patrol by a United States warship in the South China Sea near Yongshu Reef in the Nansha Islands.