Security along the Lancang-Mekong River has improved greatly since China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand established a law enforcement cooperation mechanism to combat rampant cross-border crime.
The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation framework was proposed by Premier Li Keqiang in November 2014 during the 17th China-ASEAN leaders' meeting.
China on Tuesday called on countries along the Lancang-Mekong River to make the upcoming leaders' meeting fruitful for future cooperation.
India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the upcoming BRICS summit will be held in its western state of Goa in October.
China on Tuesday slammed the United States for being behind the South China Sea arbitration initiated by the Philippines following remarks by a senior US diplomat.
A woman takes pictures of an early-blossoming cherry tree as Japan approaches Hanami, or cherry blossom season, in Ueno Park, Tokyo March 22, 2016.
The bomb threat at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Pakistani capital turned out to be a hoax and the airport was cleared after a search operation, officials said Tuesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet made the decision on Tuesday that the controversial new security-related legislation will become effective on March 29, marking an overhaul of the country's exclusively defensive defense posture in about seven decades.
A Cambodian official praised China on Tuesday for releasing water to drought-hit Mekong countries.
Myanmar's Union Parliament is due to approve nominees of ministers Tuesday submitted by President-elect U Htin Kyaw to run 21 new government ministries.
The first case of the Zika virus was detected in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday citing the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un has again guided a test firing of a new, large-caliber multiple rocket launcher, the country's official news agency KCNA reported Tuesday.