Updated Friday, January 8, 2016 0:03 am TWN
Japan said Thursday it has detected no changes in radiation levels within its territory, following North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb the day before.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Trucks rumbled across the Chinese-North Korean border Thursday in a sign that trade was continuing despite Beijing's anger over the North's avowed hydrogen bomb test, which could spark economic retaliation and further estrangement between the once-close communist allies.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
The United States said Monday that China's recent test of a newly completed runway on one of seven islands Beijing has constructed in the disputed South China Sea raises tensions and threatens regional stability.
Monday, January 4, 2016
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
A day after trumpeting an "irreversible" settlement of a decades-long standoff over Korean women forced into sexual slavery by Japan's WWII military, there's relief among South Korean and Japanese diplomats, fury among activists and many of the elderly victims and general public indifference in both countries.
Monday, December 28, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea -- The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan on Monday reached a deal meant to resolve a decades-long impasse over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II, an important breakthrough for the Northeast Asian powers.
Myanmar's army chief has called on Thailand to review the sentencing of two countrymen to death for murdering a pair of British backpackers after a controversial trial that sparked protests.
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