UN Security Council approves new resolution on DPRK

2016-03-03 00:11:02

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution on Wednesday to impose sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Indonesia, Australia issue tsunami warning after 7.9 magnitude quake off Sumatra

2016-03-02 22:56:52

Indonesia issued a tsunami warning on Wednesday after a massive and shallow earthquake struck off the west coast of its island of Sumatra, a region devastated by the 2004 Indian Ocean quake and tsunami.

7.8-magnitude quake hits off Sumatra, Indonesia: CENC

2016-03-02 22:50:22

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Sumatra island, Indonesia at 8:49 p.m. Wednesday (Beijing Time), the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

Explosion rocks near consulate offices in eastern Afghanistan

2016-03-02 17:31:38

Casualties were feared as a blast occurred near consulate offices in eastern Afghanistan's Jalalabad city on Wednesday, police said.

ROK conducts maritime drill for WMD carried by DPRK ships

2016-03-02 15:17:27

The Republic of Korea's navy on Wednesday conducted maritime drills to detect and seize weapons of mass destruction (WMD) carried by ships from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),

One Chinese killed, three injured in Laos in militant attack

2016-03-02 15:13:05

One Chinese national was killed and three others injured in an attack by unidentified militants in Lao Phoukhoun district of Luang Prabang Province Tuesday evening, the Chinese consulate-general in Luang Phrabang confirmed Wednesday.

Chinese tourists help keep New Zealand trade in surplus

2016-03-02 10:23:11

Spending by Chinese visitors helped offset plunging dairy prices to give New Zealand a slight trade surplus last year, the government statistics agency said Wednesday.

Young female boxers punch through gender barriers

2016-03-02 03:15:06

In a dense and dusty neighborhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a cement wall, touching their hands to their faces in prayer before boxing practice began.

Myanmar's union parliament resets March 10 for presidential run

2016-03-01 14:20:36

Myanmar's union parliament Tuesday reset March 10 instead of March 17 for presidential run, for which three groups of the union parliament representatives are to nominate their respective candidates.

China wants talks on upgraded FTA with Singapore to finish in 2016

2016-03-01 09:27:57

China expects the negotiation on an upgraded version of the China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be finished within this year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday.

Tajikistan, China to boost defense, anti-terrorism co-op

2016-03-01 09:19:42

Tajikistan and China on Monday agreed to enhance defense and security cooperation, and reinforce counter-terrorism collaboration.

China hopes Japan to show positive signals on bilateral ties

2016-03-01 03:35:36

Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Kong Xuanyou on Monday expressed the hope that Japan could show clear and positive signals on its China policy so as to further enhance the recovering ties between the two countries.