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Asia

20 Jul
A torrential rainstorm battered in northeast China, triggering another huge flood in the county. The local meteorological department issued a red alert. Flood control and drought relief headquarters also...
20 Jul
A heavy downpour hit Kunming, flooding many streets and underpasses across the city. According to the local meteorological department, more than 80 millimeters of rain inundated the city in a two-hour. Local...
20 Jul
Thai general, provincial politicians were found guilty in trafficking trial. Police officers were among 62 people out of a total of 103 defendants found guilty on Wednesday. A Bangkok court took more than 12...
18 Jul
Philippine president asks Congress to keep martial law until the end of 2017.   PHILIPPINE PRESIDENTIAL SPOKESPERSON, ERNESTO ABELLA     "The primary objective of the possible...
18 Jul
Philippine officials said Marawi remains highly dangerous. Armed Forces of the Philippines First Infantry Division Spokesman said their priority was to end the conflict the city is still seeing at as early a...
17 Jul
Train that uses solar power elements launched in New Delhi. The 1,600 horsepower Diesel Electric Multiple Unit six-coach train is fitted with 16 solar panels on each of the carriage. That will power electrical...
17 Jul
South Korea proposed military talks with North Korea on July 21. That comes after a series of missile tests by the North in recent weeks. The proposed talks would be at a North Korean building at Panmunjom used...
14 Jul
A fleet of Chinese warships led by China's first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, conducted a training exercise on thursday. It aimed at testing the operational readiness of the naval vessels and the carrier-...
14 Jul
People from Hong Kong mourn the death of Nobel Peace Price winner, Liu Xiabo, who died of liver cancer while still in custody on Thursday.  Many people had been sitting outside the Chinese embassy in Hong...
12 Jul
China released 10 employees of Australian casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd on Wednesday. They were detained in October and sentenced in June for gambling crimes. Four employees emerged from a Shanghai detention...

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