Thailand's annual water fight to carry on

2016-04-12 07:42:16

Drought? What drought?

13 DPRK citizens 'left with valid passports'

2016-04-12 08:45:26

Thirteen citizens of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea left China last week in the early hours with valid passports, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday in response to reports of DPRK restaurant employees leaving for Seoul.

Later visit by US defense chief still sought

2016-04-12 07:43:02

The Defense Ministry said on Monday that it has maintained communication with the United States on a possible later visit by US Defense Secretary Ash Carter after Carter reportedly canceled a planned visit to China this month.

Japan's hijacking of G7 meeting to meddle in South China Sea issues unjustified, harmful

2016-04-12 04:34:12

Once again Japan hijacked the multilateral Group of Seven (G7) platform to serve its own purposes and to meddle in South China Sea affairs in an unwanted attempt to "contain" China.

China confirms DPRK citizens' exit after reports of missing

2016-04-12 04:11:04

A group of 13 Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) citizens holding valid passports left China last week, the Chinese foreign ministry confirmed on Monday.

China expresses condolences over Indian fire tragedy

2016-04-11 20:31:00

China extended heartfelt sympathies and condolences over a deadly temple fire in India, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday.

Chinese investment in Australia growing and diversifying, report says

2016-04-11 17:00:05

Chinese investment in Australia has returned to positive growth, rising very strongly with a record number of deals taking Chinese investors into new industries.

Victimhood should not be hyped up amid reflection on Hiroshima tragedy

2016-04-11 16:51:21

As Group of Seven (G7) foreign ministers lamented on Monday in Hiroshima the victims of US nuclear bombs in World War II, the event should serve as a reminder that the reflection on the tragedy should focus more on its root cause than Japan's much-trumpeted victimhood.

US Secretary of State makes historic visit to Hiroshima A-bomb park

2016-04-11 16:23:12

US Secretary of State John Kerry made a historic visit to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park here on Monday, along with other G7 foreign ministers.

Five detained as death toll in India's temple fire rises to 112

2016-04-11 15:26:12

The Indian police detained five people on Monday in connection with Sunday's temple fire in the southern state of Kerala as the death toll rose to 112 with two more persons succumbing to their injuries overnight.

Batting for Britain

2016-04-11 09:57:46

Earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hits Afghanistan, Pakistan, India

2016-04-11 07:50:18

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, killing two and injuring 19 in Pakistan on Sunday.