South East Asia experiences rare total solar eclipse

2016-03-09 10:23:30

Thousands of astronomy enthusiasts are flocking to Indonesia this week to catch a rare event - the country's first total solar eclipse in nearly 33 years.

DPRK's Kim says nuclear warheads 'standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles'

2016-03-09 08:48:18

The top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said nuclear warheads "have been standardized to be fit for ballistic missiles" through miniaturization, the official KCNA news agency reported Wednesday.

ROK unveils unilateral sanctions on DPRK

2016-03-08 16:52:00

The Republic of Korea on Tuesday unveiled a package of new unilateral sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) over its latest nuclear test and rocket launch.

Malaysia remains hopeful of finding missing MH370

2016-03-08 14:20:37

Malaysian PM said Tuesday that his country remains hopeful of finding Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 two years after the plane went missing.

China top trade partner of Vietnam: Vietnamese official

2016-03-08 03:01:09

A Vietnamese official described China as a top partner of Vietnam with two-way trade of over $66 billion in 2015 during an event held in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Monday.

China highly concerned about stability on Korean Peninsula: FM spokesman

2016-03-08 02:39:13

China is highly concerned about keeping stability on the Korean Peninsula and firmly opposes any move that will stir up trouble on the peninsula.

China urges US to stop sanctions against ZTE

2016-03-07 19:37:12

China urged the United States to stop imposing sanctions against telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp for alleged violation of US export controls on Iran.

China underscores equal implementation of UN resolution on DPRK

2016-03-07 18:54:48

China on Monday called for a fair and balanced execution of the UN resolution against Pyongyang, adding that the responsibility to do so does not stop with China.

549 army officers graduate from Afghan national defense university

2016-03-07 16:52:07

A total of 549 army officers graduated from an Afghan national defense university and were commissioned to the country's national army on Monday.

ROK, US kick off largest-ever annual war games

2016-03-07 10:56:28

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States on Monday kicked off their largest-ever annual war games, weeks after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear test and long-range rocket launch, Combined Forces Command (CFC) said in a statement.

DPRK warns of preemptive nuclear strike at US, ROK

2016-03-07 09:07:17

The DPRK warned of preemptive nuclear attacks at the US and the ROK as their joint military exercises are scheduled to kick off Monday.

Body of captain retrieved from Indonesia's sunken ferry

2016-03-06 15:12:37

Rescuers on Sunday took the body of captain out from a ship that sank on Friday in Bali Strait, bringing the total casualty of the sea incident to 5.