DPRK sentences ROK-born American to 10 years of hard labor

2016-04-29 17:16:35

The Supreme Court of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday sentenced a US citizen to 10 years of hard labor for alleged subversion and espionage activities.

Afghan diplomat looks to China for greater regional security

2016-04-29 14:09:43

Afghanistan wants to benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative and to provide connectivity between South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East, said an Afghan diplomat on Thursday.

UN urges DPRK to stop any 'further provocative action'

2016-04-29 09:44:51

The United Nations on Thursday said that the latest launch of ballistic missile by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is "extremely troubling," and urged Pyongyang to stop any "further provocative action."

Trilateral cooperation: Ushering in a new era for peace and cooperation in Northeast Asia

2016-04-28 23:13:55

Organized by Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, the IFTC is a significant platform for sharing constructive proposals for developing future-oriented trilateral partnership among China, Japan and Korea and raising public awareness of the trilateral cooperation.

US 'freedom of navigation' operations in South China Sea 'very dangerous': China

2016-04-28 20:53:05

The so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea conducted by the US military are "very dangerous."

Antiquities offer insight into China's art of diplomacy with New Zealand

2016-04-28 19:57:55

New Zealand researchers say a vast collection of Chinese art -- with items dating back 5,000 years -- is offering new insights into diplomatic links between the two countries since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

Kazakhstan foreign minister stresses bilateral approach

2016-04-28 19:50:37

All parties involved in the South China Sea issue should find common ground at a bilateral level and follow the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, Kazakhstan's foreign minister said on Thursday.

State Councilor says China will work with ROK and Japan on leaders' consensus

2016-04-28 19:49:49

State Councilor Yang Jiechi said China is ready to work with the Republic of Korea and Japan to effectively implement the consensus reached through the leaders' meeting and uphold the idea of "facing squarely to the history and looking to the future".

DPRK's Musudan missile launch appears to have failed

2016-04-28 16:15:43

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Thursday fired what was believed to be a Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile.

Xi stresses importance of comprehensive, sustainable security

2016-04-28 11:11:33

President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of adhering to, and practicing, common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security in Asia.

Direct negotiation key to resolving disputes: Xi

2016-04-28 11:00:45

President Xi Jinping, when speaking on the South China Sea issue on Thursday, said that China "upholds peacefully resolving disputes through friendly consultation and negotiation with countries directly concerned".

China will never allow war or chaos on Korean Peninsula, Xi says

2016-04-28 11:00:01

President Xi Jinping said China, a close neighbor to the Korean Peninsula, will "never allow the Peninsula to have war or chaos" because "it will be no good for anyone in the event of such situations".