Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Seoul: North Korea is preparing to test new rockets, a report said, after its leader Kim Jong-un said the country was in the final stages of developing inter-continental ballistic missiles.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00GENEVA: China will build a “new model” of relations with the United States, President Xi Jinping said in a speech that portrayed China as the leader of a globalised world where only international cooperation could solve the big problems.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00Jakarta: Indonesia may have recently become a major market for Chinese mobile phone makers Xiaomi and Oppo, but this so far has not changed the attitudes of many Indonesians who still look down on made-in-China products because of their reputation for being inferior.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00NEW DELHI: At least 15 children were killed and dozens more injured when a school bus collided with a truck in northern India, police said.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00NEW DELHI: Indian flag carrier Air India is set to offer women-only seats on its domestic flights to provide female passengers more autonomy and comfort.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00TOKYO: Some might describe the idea as barking mad but a shrine in Tokyo is offering blessings to pets to protect the fluffy creatures from a “ruff” year ahead.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +08:00MUMBAI: Inside a bungalow in a plush residential area of Gurugram, on the outskirts of New Delhi, a group of women in different stages of pregnancy share the hope their babies will be delivered safely – or risk losing the chance of big money forever.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:17:31 +08:00BEIJING: A Chinese man desperate to bring home a girlfriend for the Lunar New Year holiday crawled into the bed of a woman he had never met on a night train bound for his home town, according to a newspaper report.A file picture of train passengers in Chongqing making their way home ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush earlier this month. Photo: Xinhua
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:55:38 +08:00SYDNEY: At least three people died after a car ploughed into pedestrians, with reports of shots having been fired in the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:29:48 +08:00CHINA: A veteran anti-narcotics officer in southwest China died suddenly after working overtime for many days without a break, according to Chinese media reports.