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Asia

10 Dec
Two persons died while seven others were buried in debris following an explosion at a chemical factory in east China's Jiangsu Province on Saturday. A reaction vessel of the fourth workshop of the factory...
8 Dec
The Japanese Embassy in Yangon hosted a congratulatory party for Japanese Emperor Akihoto’s upcoming 84th birthday at the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence on Thursday. The 125th Emperor of Japan...
8 Dec
A timelapse video captured on Friday  showed Bali's Mount Agung erupting a number of times. According to the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency, volcanic ash spewed as high as 2.1 kilometers above...
8 Dec
U.N. political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman met North Korean Foreign Minister in Pyongyang on Thursday. Feltman, a former senior U.S. State Department official, is the highest-level U.N. official to visit North...
7 Dec
Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled three pairs of candidate mascots for the Olympics and Paralympics today. The selection committee said a total of 2,042 mascot designs have been received after the competition was...
7 Dec
Nepalis began voting in the final round of parliamentary elections today.  The first phase of the election was held on Nov. 26. Voters will also choose representatives to seven state assemblies for the...
19 Nov
Filipino artists faced off in a timed painting competition in Manila yesterday. It is as part of an international contest called "Art Battle." A dozen illustrators and artists painted on white...
16 Nov
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomes the commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris today. Abe expressed a desire for further coordination between the U.S. and Japan. Harris also...
16 Nov
In South Korea, the 5.4 magnitude quake struck about 9 km north of the southeastern port city of Pohang yesterday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration. Over 1,500 people were temporarily...
15 Nov
China has launched a new meteorological satellite Fengyun-3D today. It is one of China's second generation of Polar-Orbiting Meteorological Satellites. It can provide global three dimensional all-weather and...

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