Small plane crash kills four in Japan

2016-03-26 19:28:16

Four people were killed Saturday afternoon as a small plane crashed at Yao Airport in Osaka Prefecture in western Japan, local press reported.

Traditional medicines popular among Bruneians despite free healthcare

2016-03-26 15:46:13

There is a high prevalence of traditional medicines used in Brunei despite the free healthcare system provided in the sultanate, local media quoted a scientific study as saying Saturday.

DPRK carries out long-range artillery drill

2016-03-26 07:05:26

Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un has guided a large-scale striking exercise of long-range artillery, which targeted South Korean presidential office Cheong Wa Dae, the official KCNA news agency reported Friday.

Japanese gov't sued in visa refusal case

2016-03-25 09:13:00

Six representatives from China and Japan filed a complaint to the Tokyo District Court on Thursday, suing the Japanese government over interfering in freedom of assembly and speech, and seeking 6.6 million yen (about 58,740 US dollars) in compensation.

Debris 'almost certainly' from Malaysia's MH370

2016-03-25 02:29:50

Two pieces of debris recently discovered along the coast of Mozambique are “almost certainly” from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian and Malaysian officials said on Thursday.

New Zealand votes to keep its flag

2016-03-24 16:28:22

New Zealand voted on Thursday in favour of retaining the country's flag, the preliminary results of a referendum showed.

Malaysia says Mozambique debris consistent with MH370

2016-03-24 13:01:42

The two pieces of debris found in Mozambique were consistent with parts on a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, hence almost certainly were from the missing flight MH370, Malaysian officials said Thursday.

Debris found in Mozambique thought to be of MH370

2016-03-24 09:46:02

Pieces of debris found in Mozambique and thought to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have been thoroughly examined in Canberra, a government media statement revealed on Wednesday.

Australia says Mozambique debris most likely from MH370

2016-03-24 09:44:32

Australia said on Thursday that plane debris recovered earlier this month from Mozambique was highly likely to have come from a Malaysia Airlines jet missing for more than two years.

China urges Japan to promote regional peace and stability

2016-03-24 09:33:15

China urged Japan to stick to the path of peaceful development and promote regional peace and stability on Wednesday.

6 Chinese wounded in bus shooting in northern Laos

2016-03-24 04:00:15

Six Chinese nationals were wounded in an attack on a cross-border passenger bus in northern Laos Wednesday night, the Chinese embassy said.

Plan cements Mekong cooperation

2016-03-24 02:53:28

China and five other countries along the Lancang-Mekong River agreed on a sweeping plan to deepen cooperation and build a comprehensive connectivity network.