Government And Politics

South Korea: North Korean coal entered its ports illegally

Aug 10, 2018

SKorea seeking prosecutions for alleged illegal imports of NKorean coal, pig iron

Koreas extend conciliatory steps to Asian Games

Aug 10, 2018

The Koreas will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games, where they will jointly march in the opening ceremony and field combined teams

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

Aug 10, 2018

North and South Korea plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a third summit, as Pyongyang stepped up its calls on the US to ease sanctions and stop its "unilateral" demand to denuclearize first

Mahathir calls for more mutual understanding to avoid wars

Aug 10, 2018

Malaysia's leader has called for more exchanges among young people of different nationalities to prevent future wars and terrorism

Philippines bars elderly Australian who it says joined rally

Aug 9, 2018

The Philippine immigration bureau says it has blocked the entry of an Australian who is on a blacklist for reportedly joining a 2015 rally in violation of regulations barring foreigners from engaging in political activities

Global stock markets ease ahead of Wall Street open

Aug 9, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains

Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

Aug 9, 2018

Nagasaki marked the anniversary of the world's second atomic bombing with the United Nations' chief and the city's mayor urging global leaders to take concrete steps toward nuclear disarmament

China exports accelerated in July despite rise in US tariffs

Aug 9, 2018

China's exports to the US accelerated in July despite Trump tariff hike

Asian markets mixed as trade spat in focus, oil stabilizes

Aug 9, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading with mixed results with Chinese stocks outperforming the region, as investors watched developments on trade conflicts involving the U.S. and China

Okinawan Governor Onaga, who led anti-US base move, dies

Aug 9, 2018

Okinawa Gov. Takeshi Onaga, who led opposition to U.S. military bases on the southern Japanese island, has died of pancreatic cancer at age 67