Woman names baby after airline after giving birth on flight

2016-04-28 10:01:26

A woman who unexpectedly gave birth on a Jetstar flight has named her son after the airline, in a bizarre tribute to the flight attendants who helped deliver the child.

Greece seeks emergency EU summit to unlock further bailout aid

2016-04-27 21:18:46

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is seeking an emergency EU summit to unlock the immediate payment of further bailout aid to Athens.

Japan's foreign minister to visit China

2016-04-27 16:22:54

Japan's Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will pay an official visit to China from Friday to Sunday at the invitation of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

Japan releases Taiwan fishing boat, crew

2016-04-27 14:23:42

Japan released a Taiwan fishing boat and its crew on Tuesday after seizing them Monday, Taiwan media reported.

S. Korea, US sign space cooperation agreement

2016-04-27 13:20:25

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday signed an agreement on space cooperation to jointly explore and use outer space for peaceful purposes, Seoul's foreign ministry said.

Thailand tightens up legislation to end illegal ivory trade

2016-04-27 14:01:37

Thailand has strengthened the implementation of its National Ivory Action Plan to stop illegal ivory trade, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) disclosed Wednesday.

Japanese govt sued over constitutionality of security laws

2016-04-27 10:19:31

Around 700 people across Japan filed class-action lawsuits in Tokyo on Tuesday against the Japanese government over the constitutionality of the new security laws.

Pyongyang justifies missle launch, refutes UN condemnation

2016-04-27 10:04:11

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday dismissed criticism from the international community for its test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

Japan told to end indiscreet comments

2016-04-27 02:48:12

China said on Tuesday it has noted Japan's positive tone over bilateral ties, but warned Tokyo to stop making indiscreet comments on issues including the South China Sea.

ROK's president says DPRK can conduct 5th nuke test at any time

2016-04-26 21:27:03

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday said that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) can conduct its fifth nuclear test at any time when the country determines.

China urges Japan to 'walk the talk' on improving ties

2016-04-26 21:21:41

China on Tuesday called on Japan to follow through with its intentions to advance relations and make concrete actions to improve bilateral relationship.

China voices concerns about India granting visa to Uygur terrorist

2016-04-26 17:06:49

China asks other countries to keep its concerns in mind when responding to a media report that India has cancelled a visa to an exiled Uygur terrorist.