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  • US says stance unchanged on Diaoyu Islands

    2013-08-23 09:41

    US State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Thursday that the US stance on the Diaoyu Islands is unchanged.

  • Minister vows NZ committed to food security

    2013-08-23 00:31

    New Zealand's top diplomat assured China of his country's "total and absolute" commitment to food safety on Thursday, following its recent milk powder scandal.

  • US senator's comments draw fire

    2013-08-23 00:19

    Beijing on Thursday denounced remarks of US Senator John McCain as "irresponsible" after he said China's Diaoyu Islands are "Japanese territory".

  • Beijing rebukes McCain remarks on Diaoyu Islands

    2013-08-22 18:22

    Beijing slammed US Senator John McCain's remarks on Wednesday, in which he said the Diaoyu Islands are "Japanese territory", as irresponsible.

  • NZ-China ties remain strong through dairy issues

    2013-08-22 15:45

    The relationship between China and New Zealand remains strong despite recent food safety concerns, New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully said.

  • Philippine ferry tragedy death toll rises to 75

    2013-08-22 14:19

    Four more bodies were recovered from a maritime tragedy in the central Philippine province of Cebu, bringing the death toll to 75.

  • DPRK agree on family reunion contact

    2013-08-22 11:36

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) accepted Republic of Korea's proposal to hold working- level contacts for reunion of families separated by the Korean War (1950-53) in Panmunjom, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Thursday.

  • Japan may raise nuclear leak to 'serious'

    2013-08-22 08:45

    Japan's nuclear watchdog on Wednesday said a leakage of highly radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant could be the beginning of a new disaster.

  • At least 37 killed in Malaysian bus crash

    2013-08-22 06:50

    At least 37 were killed after a tourist bus plunged into ravine near Malaysia's Genting Highlands resort on Wednesday in one of the worst road accidents in a decade in the country.

  • US spying raises tensions with China

    2013-08-22 01:32

    The US has been increasing reconnaissance in waters near China, a situation that Beijing regards as harmful to the building of trust.

  • Japan to raise rating for Fukushima leaks

    2013-08-21 11:20

    Japan will raise the severity rating of a recent toxic water leak at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant to level 3, or "serious incident", on an international scale for radiological releases.

  • Fukushima plant leaks 300 tons of radioactive water

    2013-08-21 08:03

    An estimated 300 metric tons of highly radioactive water is believed to have leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks at Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant, the operator said on Tuesday as it battled the latest toxic water threat.

  • 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.