7.5-magnitude quake hits Myanmar-India border: CENC

2016-04-13 22:29:43

An earthquake measured at roughly 7.5 magnitude jolted the border area of Myanmar and India at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

ROK rejects return of 13 defectors to DPRK

2016-04-13 14:52:48

Republic of Korea on Wednesday rejected the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s demand to return its 13 nationals.

South Korea kicks off general election for 300 lawmakers

2016-04-13 14:41:59

South Korea on Wednesday kicked off general election nationwide to elect 300 lawmakers to parliament, Seoul's election commission said.

Heat waves to hit Thailand during Songkran festival

2016-04-13 14:36:11

Thai weather forecaster has warned that weather temperature will be over 40 degrees during water-splashing Songkran festival, which begins on Wednesday, when large number of visitors across the world are expected to visit Thailand.

Philippine 'hypocrisy' condemned

2016-04-13 02:17:20

The upgrading of a military airport in the South China Sea by the Philippines reflects the country's "hypocrisy".

China accuses Philippines of hypocrisy

2016-04-12 19:50:52

China on Tuesday accused the Philippines as being "hypocritical and inconsistent in word and deed" as the latter prepares to revamp a military airport in the South China Sea.

Indian PM hosts lunch for British Prince William, Kate Middleton

2016-04-12 18:45:40

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted a lunch for visiting British Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton Tuesday at the iconic Hyderabad House in Delhi.

Japan eyes upcoming FM meeting as chance to improve frayed ties with Russia

2016-04-12 16:20:29

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Tuesday that he hoped an upcoming meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov this week in Tokyo will be productive and help improve ties between both countries.

Cambodia hails China for discharging water to drought-hit Mekong River countries

2016-04-12 13:39:51

Cambodia's newly-appointed Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn on Tuesday praised China for releasing water to drought-hit Mekong River countries, a spokesman said.

Aussie new 'vomit' colored five dollar bill faces criticism

2016-04-12 10:57:49

The design for a refreshed Australian five dollar bill has been unveiled but it has already drawn criticism from the public which was quick to call it "hideous".

Source: Manila ready to restart military airport revamp in South China Sea

2016-04-12 10:36:52

The Philippines looks ready to restart work on upgrading a military airport on Zhongye Island, a territory in the South China Sea claimed by China.

Water fight with elephants in Thailand

2016-04-12 10:28:18

Songkran, the most celebrated festival of the year, marks the start of Thailand's traditional New Year.