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  • China welcomes UN chief's Japan comments

    2013-08-28 19:45

    China positively appraised UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's remarks that Japanese leaders should have a correct awareness about history.

  • Japan urges US to probe Osprey's hard landing

    2013-08-28 16:00

    Japan has asked the United States to quickly provide information on an MV-22 Osprey military plane that made a hard landing in Nevada.

  • 8 killed in twin building collapse in India

    2013-08-28 15:56

    At least eight people, including women and children, were killed while over 25 others are still feared trapped under the debris in twin building collapse in the western Indian state of Gujarat

  • Philippine president to attend China-ASEAN Expo

    2013-08-28 15:43

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday that he would embark on a one-day visit to China to attend the opening of the 10th China-ASEAN Expo.

  • Botulism ruled out of Fonterra contamination

    2013-08-28 14:23

    New Zealand food safety regulators on Wednesday said the bacteria that sparked an international alert over Fonterra dairy products was not the bacterium that can cause botulism.

  • Japan suspends rocket launch at last minute

    2013-08-28 07:44

    Japan suspended the launch of its next-generation solid-fuel rocket on Tuesday just seconds before liftoff after engineers discovered a technical glitch.

  • US envoy to visit DPRK over jailed American

    2013-08-28 06:43

    The United States will send its human rights envoy to Pyongyang this week to seek the release of an imprisoned US Christian missionary, the State Department said on Tuesday.

  • Sino-Japanese meeting at G20 ruled out

    2013-08-28 01:11

    A senior Chinese diplomat criticized Japan for lack of sincerity in its latest call for a meeting between the countries' top leaders.

  • Japan coast guard seeks more money

    2013-08-28 00:34

    Japan's coast guard sought a fiscal budget of $2 billion for 2014 on Tuesday, to upgrade its patrol ships and increase personnel around the Diaoyu Islands.

  • Nuke crisis casts shadow over Tokyo's Olympic bid

    2013-08-27 23:08

    IOC officials preparing for the meeting in Buenos Aires have publicly downplayed the renewed concerns over the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant despite it leaking more than 300 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.

  • Beijing seeks to cement relations with Singapore

    2013-08-27 01:37

    China welcomes Singapore's prime minister who has been caught in a media storm recently for his China-related remarks.

  • China-Japan bilateral meeting unlikely at G20 summit

    2013-08-27 16:36

    It is unlikely for Chinese and Japanese leaders to hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit due to Japan's provocative words and moves.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.