General News

Italian move to join China's Belt and Road coup for Beijing

Mar 22, 2019

Despite criticisms, Beijing has been steadily racking up adherents to its Belt and Road initiative of building a vast network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China to Europe and beyond

China to investigate firms sanctioned by US over North Korea

Mar 22, 2019

China says it will look into charges against two Chinese firms sanctioned by the U.S. for suspected violations of sanctions against North Korea

Thaksin allies face uphill battle in bid to oust Thai junta

Mar 22, 2019

Thaksin allies say Thai election won't be fair but are urging voters to turn out in force if they want a shot at ending military rule

North Korea abruptly withdraws staff from liaison office

Mar 22, 2019

South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office after summit talks with US collapsed

Man in north China drives into pedestrians, killing 6

Mar 22, 2019

Authorities in northern China say a man trying to kill his wife and daughter has crashed his car into pedestrians and killed 6 people

South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea

Mar 22, 2019

South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea

Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 22, 2019

Asian stocks retreat as caution sets in ahead of US-China talks in Beijing

Indonesia safety board denies leaking Lion Air probe details

Mar 22, 2019

Indonesian transport safety chair disputes reports of recorded final moments of crashed Lion Air flight

A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44

Mar 22, 2019

A local government in China reports the death toll in a chemical plant explosion has risen to 44

Ichiro walks off into history in 'sayonara' at Tokyo Dome

Mar 21, 2019

Ichiro walks off into history before 45,000 at Tokyo Dome