During her visit to the cancer center's campus, China's first lady Peng Liyuan was briefed by Jonathan Bricker, head of the Tobacco and Health Behavior Science Research Group at the center.
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolences to Japanese Emperor Akihito over earthquakes that jolted southwestern Japan last week.
A Chinese spokesman on Monday urged Japan to stop hyping up maritime issues to avoid further disturbing the bilateral relations.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key encouraged entrepreneurs from both China and New Zealand to cooperate and invest more in each other's markets during his visit in Beijing on April 18.
The Japanese share market fell more than 3 percent on Monday after a series of earthquakes measuring up to 7.3 magnitude struck a southern manufacturing hub, killing at least 42 people and forcing major companies to close factories.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday that signs have been detected that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is preparing for another nuclear test as activity increased in the country's main nuclear test site.
Japan and the United States on Monday agreed to enhance cooperation over possible responses to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) suspected ongoing missile and nuclear ambitions.
A total of 442 people have been reportedly killed in road accidents throughout Thailand during the week-long Songkran holiday, which ended on Sunday, said a government agency on Monday.
India's first indigenous armed nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is undergoing sea trials and will be inducted into the Navy after that, a top naval official has said.
Up to 30 people including women and children lost their lives in downpour and flash floods that showered the northern Baghlan, Samangan and Takhar provinces on Sunday night, officials said Monday.
Some 60 million people living along the downstream Mekong River in Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam are benefiting from China's ongoing discharge of water, local media reported on Monday, citing an official.
Like many teenagers, 19-year-old Negin Khpalwak from Kunar in eastern Afghanistan loves music, but few people of her age have battled as fiercely to pursue their passion in the face of family hostility and threats.