Updated Tuesday, January 26, 2016 0:02 am TWN
Two Chinese citizens have been killed and one injured in a suspected bomb attack in central Laos, China's official Xinhua News Agency reported Monday, a mountainous area that in recent months has seen an increase in violence and in years past was the scene of clashes between government forces and the Hmong ethnic minority.
Monday, January 25, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pressing for peaceful resolutions to increasingly tense maritime disputes in Asia and urging mainland China to take a firmer stand on North Korea's nuclear program after its recent bomb test.
Thailand's air force said Sunday it would bring a piece of suspected aircraft debris found on the southeast coast to Bangkok, amid media speculation it may belong to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Monday, January 18, 2016
Japan, South Korea and the United States on Saturday ratcheted up pressure on China to support the "strongest possible" punishment against North Korea, following Pyongyang's nuclear test earlier this month.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
The new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will boost investment in the region while contributing to "fairer" global economic governance, mainland leader Xi Jinping said Saturday at the formal opening ceremony in Beijing.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Saturday, January 9, 2016
The government is drawing up plans to contribute its expertise to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in accordance with this year's theme and priorities, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official has said.
Friday, January 8, 2016
SEOUL, South Korea -- As world leaders debated ways to penalize North Korea's claim of a fourth nuclear test, South Korea voiced its displeasure with broadcasts of anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the rivals' tense border Friday, believed to be the birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Pakistan asked Bangladesh to withdraw its senior diplomat, Moushumi Rahman, in an apparent tit-for-tat move after Dhaka asked Islamabad to withdraw a Pakistani diplomat last month, officials from the two nations said Thursday.
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