6:43 am March 31, 2015 | No Comment
Solar Impulse 2 landed early on Tuesday in China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun.
9:31 am March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
The US and China should look to the example of Deng Xiaoping when it comes to defusing China’s territorial spats in the South China Sea, said Henry Kissinger, secretary of state during Richard Nixon’s presidency.
7:24 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
[Updated at 7:40 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015, to add details] Sydney. A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after. The epicenter of the quake was near the town of Rabaul in the northeast of Papua New […]
5:00 pm March 27, 2015 | 2 Comments
China's Foreign Ministry expressed serious concern on Friday after the Philippines said it would resume repair and reconstruction works on disputed islands in the South China Sea, saying Manila was infringing on Chinese sovereignty.
2:20 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
Hong Kong's leader said on Wednesday the city was prepared for a fresh flareup of pro-democracy street protests, while issuing a call to arms against opposition democratic lawmakers who have disrupted government policy-making in the legislature.
1:20 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
Australia is "well and truly" disposed to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank , or AIIB, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, but wants to know how much power Bejing would hold in the institution before a formal decision.
12:56 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
Thousands of people lined Singapore's streets on Wednesday as a gun carriage took the casket of Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of modern Singapore, to Parliament House for public viewing.
11:00 am March 24, 2015 | No Comment
China and India have agreed to maintain peace and tranquillity along their Himalayan border while they work on resolving a long-festering boundary dispute, China's foreign ministry said after talks in New Delhi.
7:13 pm March 21, 2015 | No Comment
The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China meet on Saturday for the first time in three years, to try and improve frosty ties and restore a regular three-way summit of their leaders, stalled because of tension over history and territory.
3:31 pm March 21, 2015 | 6 Comments
North Korea has the ability to fire a nuclear weapon and would use a nuclear missile in retaliation if it is attacked, the country's ambassador to Britain told Sky News on Friday.
10:58 am March 19, 2015 | No Comment
Pakistan has stayed the execution of a man charged as a child with murder for three days just hours before he was due to hang, media said on Thursday,
5:02 pm March 18, 2015 | No Comment
International aid agencies ramped up appeals for cyclone-hit Vanuatu on Wednesday, warning that the powerful storm that affected more than two-thirds of the South Pacific island nation had wiped out crops and destroyed fishing fleets, raising the risk of hunger and disease.
5:41 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
Pacific Islands devastated by Cyclone Pam at the weekend will be using the disaster to drive home the need for a globally funded insurance pool to aid in the recovery from such events when they attend climate-change talks in Paris later this year.
4:24 pm March 17, 2015 | No Comment
The health condition of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who has been in hospital with severe pnuemonia since Feb. 5. has worsened, the government said on Tuesday.
12:10 pm March 17, 2015 | 1 Comment
Pakistan hanged 12 male convicts on Tuesday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said, the largest number of people executed on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December.
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