China, Russia support resumption of Six-Party Talks, promise more efforts

2016-03-13 07:11:43

Both China and Russia pursue the denuclearization on the Korean peninsula, and support the resumption of Six-Party Talks with commitment to making new efforts to that end.

'Flexibility vital' to solve nuclear issue

2016-03-09 08:19:08

China is displaying flexibility on resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, according to experts, while Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Beijing is "open to any initiatives" that could help bring the issue "back to the negotiating table".

Asia-Pacific remains 'most disaster-prone region' in world in 2015

2016-03-11 10:44:12

The Asia-Pacific region "continues to be the most disaster prone part of the world in 2015" and needs a risk-sensitive development approach.

AlphaGo takes 3-0 lead in historic match with Lee Sedol

2016-03-12 17:01:06

AlphaGo, the computer created by DeepMind, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) arm of Google, established a commanding three consecutive victories over South Korea's grandmaster Lee Sedol.

Indonesian govt gearing up for National Polio Immunization Week

2016-03-11 17:09:22

The Indonesian government is gearing up for 2016 National Polio Immunization Week, a nationwide campaign on polio awareness, as the country's citizens are still at risk of contracting polio from Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Aussie scientists create world's thinnest camera lens

2016-03-11 14:45:54

Australian scientists have created the world's thinnest camera lens, in a breakthrough set to result in mass advancements in medicine and nanotechnology.

Myanmar's Lower House elects U Htin Kyaw as vice-president

2016-03-11 14:25:35

Myanmar's House of Representatives (Lower House) Friday elected U Htin Kyaw of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) as one of the three vice-presidents to be submitted to the two-House Union Parliament for presidential run after qualification scrutiny.

Myanmar's ruling party secures 2 seats of presidential candidates

2016-03-11 14:41:22

Myanmar's two Houses Friday elected U Htin Kyaw and U Henry Van Htee Yu of the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) as two of three vice presidents to be submitted to the two-House Union Parliament for a presidential race after qualification scrutiny.

Fukushima five years on: Searching for loved ones

2016-03-11 10:46:02

Survivors exposed themselves to high levels of radiation five years ago while searching for family members swept away by the tsunami that triggered meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant.

'Hearts are in pieces' five years after tsunami hits Japan

2016-03-11 09:17:04

Japan on Friday mourns the thousands who lost their lives in a massive earthquake and tsunami five years ago.

Kim Jong-un orders nuclear strike means to be ready for action

2016-03-11 08:41:02

Top leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un has ordered all nuclear strike means to be ready for action when he watched a firing drill of ballistic rockets.

China-Australia FTA cements Aussie competitive advantage: former trade minister

2016-03-11 02:53:02

China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has cemented the nation's competitive advantage for its traditionally strong industries, former Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb said Thursday.