Chinese warships visit Cambodia

2016-02-23 01:25:02

Two Chinese guided-missile frigates docked at the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port on Monday for a five-day goodwill visit to Cambodia.

Chinese FM extends condolences over cyclone in Fiji

2016-02-22 19:02:52

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday expressed condolences over Fiji's losses in Cyclone Winston.

S. Korea urges Japan to stop provocations over disputed islets

2016-02-22 17:09:01

South Korea on Monday urged Japan to stop provocations over disputed islets lying halfway between the two countries as Japan sent a senior government official to attend the controversial "Takeshima Day" event.

Fiji super cyclone kills at least 20 and raises fears of health crisis

2016-02-22 14:43:15

At least 20 people have lost their lives due to severe tropical cyclone Winston.

Australia risks missing climate change commitments: report

2016-02-22 13:58:49

Australia risks not meeting its commitments agreed to under the Paris Climate Change agreement while also being ill-prepared to offset the local impact due to job cuts at the nation's chief scientific body.

Abe's support rate drops 7% following LDP-linked scandals, gaffes

2016-02-22 09:37:57

Following a string of scandals connected to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ministers and lawmakers, the nationwide support rate for the leader's cabinet tumbled 7 percentage points to 46.7 percent.

Black market hormones a hurdle for transgenders

2016-02-22 08:22:47

Chalit Pongpitakwiset has always felt like a man. Now the 25-year-old wants everyone else to see it too.

5.9-magnitude earthquake hits NW Pakistan

2016-02-21 18:27:01

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit parts of Pakistan on Sunday afternoon, local met office reported.

Fiji declares curfew nationwide as powerful cyclone Winston approaches

2016-02-20 16:50:02

Fiji declared a nationwide curfew on Saturday, as airlines suspended flights and the prime minister warned people to seek refuge from a cyclone that could prove to be the Pacific island nation's most powerful on record.

Category 4 storm approaches Fijian capital

2016-02-20 16:11:07

Tropical Cyclone Winston is bearing down on the main island of Fiji with local authorities warning of life-threatening conditions from destructive winds, torrential rain and storm surges.

DPRK's artillery fire heard in frontline island: Yonhap

2016-02-20 09:06:43

An artillery fire from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was reportedly heard near a South Korean border island in western waters.

Aussie scientists confident in stopping spread of Zika virus

2016-02-19 12:42:13

Australian scientists have moved a step closer to preventing the spread of Zika virus, after they exposed mosquitoes to bacterium that could limit the ability of the virus to be transmitted to humans.