Seoul willing to discuss missile system with Beijing

2016-02-17 17:00:08

The Republic of Korea said it is willing to communicate with China over whether to deploy a US anti-missile system, according to a news release issued by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.

Non-militarization in region needs joint efforts, Foreign Minister says

2016-02-17 16:54:27

Beijing said it hoped the non-militarization commitment made by the US and Southeast Asian countries “could be honored by actions”, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday.

Nepalese PM donates one month salary for rebuilding of capital's landmark

2016-02-17 11:03:06

While launching a campaign to reconstruct Dharahara, also known as Bhimsen Tower, one of Kathmandu's landmarks on Tuesday, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli announced that he would donate his one month salary.

China, ROK hold strategic dialogue on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

2016-02-17 10:20:58

The foreign affairs ministries of China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) held a strategic dialogue in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss issues including the Korean Peninsula nuclear problem.

China voices opposition to ROK's THAAD deployment plan

2016-02-17 09:38:53

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui on Tuesday expressed opposition to Republic of Korea(ROK's) plan to deploy a sophisticated US missile defense system after a meeting here with his ROK's counterpart.

China backs stronger DPRK sanctions

2016-02-17 07:32:37

China supports a new and stronger United Nations Security Council sanctions resolution against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Australia must not harm regional stability, says Beijing

2016-02-16 21:03:41

Canberra must not undertake any action that endangers regional peace and stability, Beijing said, as the Australian foreign minister began a visit to China.

ROK says to take stronger measures in response to DPRK nuke test

2016-02-16 19:01:02

The Republic of Korea's President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday said that Seoul will take "stronger and more effective" measures to create an environment forcing change in Pyongyang.

Singapore airshow kicks off at Changi Exhibition Center

2016-02-16 14:55:25

A military personnel of the Singapore Armed Forces prepares for the opening of the Singapore Airshow at Singapore's Changi Exhibition Center, Feb 16, 2016.

Pakistan confirms participation in Saudi-led military drills

2016-02-16 09:21:04

Pakistan has confirmed its participation in military exercises in Saudi Arabia along with other Islamic nations.

ASEAN states warned over US provocation

2016-02-16 07:54:45

Increased maritime problems involving the United States could hijack the interests of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its members, according to a regional expert.

6.2-magnitude quake hits 219km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand

2016-02-16 04:49:52

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted 219km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand at 19:28:04 GMT on Monday, the US Geological Survey said.