DPRK fires ground-to-air missile into eastern waters

2016-04-02 09:09:21

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday fired off a ground-to-air missile into eastern waters, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said.

'No more survivors' in collapsed overpass

2016-04-02 07:59:33

Using saws, small cranes and bare hands, rescuers cleared the crumbled concrete on Friday and twisted steel from an overpass that collapsed onto a crowded Kolkata neighborhood, killing at least 23 people and injuring more than 80.

'Hobbit' vanished far earlier than researchers previously believed

2016-04-02 07:59:33

The extinct human species dubbed the "Hobbit" vanished from its home on the Indonesian island of Flores far earlier than previously thought, according to scientists who suspect our species may have had a hand in these diminutive people's demise.

Chinese FM reaffirms support for Pakistan's anti-terror fight

2016-04-02 07:17:41

Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Thursday with Pakistani senior official Syed Tariq Fatemi and reiterated that Beijing steadfastly supports Islamabad's fight against terrorism.

Myanmar's upper house approves bill on appointing state consultative figure

2016-04-01 17:11:34

Myanmar's House of Nationalities (Upper House) on Friday approved the bill calling for appointment of a state consultative figure.

20 killed, 150 injured in flyover collapse in eastern India

2016-04-01 09:05:17

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 150 others injured in a under-construction flyover collapse in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata Thursday.

Death toll of Pakistan's Lahore blast rises to 76

2016-04-01 10:19:27

Death toll of suicide blast that hit a public park in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore has risen to 76 as two more injured died at a hospital, local media reported.

China urges Japan to increase transparency on military spending

2016-03-31 19:39:24

A Chinese defense ministry spokesperson said on Thursday that Japan should be more transparent about its military budget.

10 killed in flyover collapse in eastern India

2016-03-31 17:05:13

At least 10 people have been killed and several more are feared dead as an under-construction flyover collapsed in a busy area in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata Thursday, a police official said.

Govt eyes luxury tourists amid concerns over safety

2016-03-31 07:42:34

Thailand needs to do more to keep its tourists safe if it wants to achieve its objective of attracting more high-end travelers, operators say.

Dialogue 'is the key' to solve sea dispute

2016-03-31 04:48:42

Beijing and Hanoi have agreed to seek fundamental solutions to disputes over the South China Sea through dialogue, with their defense ministers concluding talks on Wednesday.

Envoy upbeat on Myanmar ties

2016-03-31 02:45:16

Ties between China and Myanmar will embrace an even brighter future after Myanmar's political transition, according to Chinese ambassador.