Joint action helps to reduce crime

2016-03-23 08:26:03

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.

LMC aims to meet rising demands

2016-03-23 08:26:03

The Lancang-Mekong Cooperation framework was proposed by Premier Li Keqiang in November 2014 during the 17th China-ASEAN leaders' meeting.

China eyes cooperation plan for Lancang-Mekong countries

2016-03-23 09:04:56

China on Tuesday called on countries along the Lancang-Mekong River to make the upcoming leaders' meeting fruitful for future cooperation.

India to hold BRICS summit in October in Goa

2016-03-22 17:56:44

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 says US involved in Philippines' South China Sea arbitration

2016-03-23 05:52:41

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.

Cherry blossom at Japan's Ueno Park

2016-03-22 14:50:02

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.

Pakistan's capital airport cleared after bomb hoax

2016-03-22 14:25:27

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.

Japan's controversial security legislation to take effect on March 29

2016-03-22 13:14:47

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.

Cambodia hails China for releasing water to drought-hit Mekong nations

2016-03-22 10:57:54

A Cambodian official praised China on Tuesday for releasing water to drought-hit Mekong countries.

Myanmar parliament to approve nominees of new cabinet members

2016-03-22 10:46:51

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.

First case of Zika virus detected in S.Korea

2016-03-22 09:29:25

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).

DPRK leader guides test firing of large-caliber multiple rocket launcher

2016-03-22 09:25:21

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.