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Asia

3 Jan
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given an order today to open a long-closed border hotline with South Korea for talks, a North Korean official announced in a televised statement. The North Korea's...
3 Jan
Hundreds of demonstrators supporting charities linked to Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed staged a protest yesterday. It was staged against Pakistan's plans to seize control of the organisations. Pakistan'...
3 Jan
The U.S. State Department said yesterday it is up to South Korea whether to hold talks with North Korea. But Washington is skeptical of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sincerity if such talks happen....
2 Jan
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said today the improvement of inter-Korean relations was linked to resolving North Korea's nuclear program.  Moon said South Korea's foreign ministry should...
2 Jan
Hong Kong kicking off 2018 with its annual New Year's Day demonstration. It called for a stop to further erosion of autonomy. Organizers say 10,000 people marched through the city. Hong Kong is a former...
29 Dec
At least 12 people died and three were critically injured in a late night fire at a multi-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai on Friday. The majority of those killed were women attending a...
29 Dec
In 2017 alone, around 10 leopards were sighted by planted cameras in Northwest China Province which is located 4,000-plus meters above the sea level. Newly released from early 2017 showed leopards in grasslands...
28 Dec
China's automotive giant Geely has acquired a 8.2 percent stake in Swedish truck maker AB Volvo from Cevian Capital on Wednesday. The purchase of nearly three billion euros makes Geely largest owner of Volvo...
28 Dec
The Philippine municipality of Salvador devastated by floods caused by tropical storm Tembin is in urgent need of relief supplies said its mayor on Wednesday. Mayor of Salvador, Hassanor Tawantawan said...
28 Dec
Heavy snow and wind battered northwest China Region on Wednesday amid the strongest cold wave sweeping the region so far this winter. Heavy snow continued on Wednesday evening in northern part of China and...

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