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Kashmir students, Indian forces clash as protests continue

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- Anti-India protests have triggered clashes between students and government forces in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as authorities reopened schools after a weeklong suspension of classes.

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April 24, 2017
- US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers
TOKYO (AP) -- An American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula began joint exercises Sunday with Japanese naval ships in the Philippine Sea. More >>>

April 22, 2017
- China Focus: First cargo spacecraft boosts China's space dream
WENCHANG, Hainan (Xinhua) -- China has taken another step toward its goal of putting a space station into orbit around 2022, by sending its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 into space on Thursday evening. More >>>

April 21, 2017
- US seeks “win-win” trade relations with Indonesia: Pence
JAKARTA (Xinhua) -- US Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that the US government sought “win-win” trade relations with Indonesia. More >>>

April 20, 2017
- Media promoting Belt and Road television, film cooperation
Beijing: Media organisations in different countries along the Belt and Road are cooperating with film and television productions to promote mutual understanding and communication. More >>>

April 19, 2017
- Anhui opens to the world
B eijing : Anhui is on its way to becoming a new frontier in the opening-up of China's inland regions and an important connection point of the Belt and Road Initiative through its rivers. More >>>

April 18, 2017
- 3 years on, still no closure on Sewol tragedy
SEOUL/ANSAN, Gyeonggi Province (The Korea Herald) -- For many South Koreans, facing April 16 does not get any easier. The day brings back traumatic memories of watching on TV a giant passenger ferry sink slowly in a calm sea and realising a few hours later that what they had watched was the scene of nearly 300 being drowned to death. More >>>

April 12, 2017
- China, ASEAN keen to deepen cooperation after 25 years of being dialogue partners
JAKARTA (Xinhua) -- Marking the excellence of 25 years of being dialogue partners, China and Asean countries will further enhance the strategic partnership by enhancing mutual respect, understanding, trust, support and pragmatic cooperation.
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April 11, 2017
- Belt and Road Forum to discuss future directions
Beijing -- China will host the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing next month to discuss future cooperative efforts, connectivity, investment and exchanges while seeking to address regional economic problems. More >>>

April 10, 2017
- China president's plane stops in Alaska after Trump visit
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping was able to take in views Friday night of the natural beauty that Alaska has to offer. The state's governor hopes this will lead to an increased appetite in the world's most populous nation for more natural resources from Alaska. More >>>

April 8, 2017
- Samsung heir denies bribery charges at first hearing
South Korea (The Korea Herald) -- Samsung Group's de facto leader on Friday denied bribery allegations during his first court hearing held in relation to a massive corruption scandal that brought down former President Park Geun-hye. More >>>

April 7, 2017
- Four of top-five young universities in Asia
Thailand (The Nation) -- Four of the top-five young universities are in Asia, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) latest rankings. More >>>

April 6, 2017

- Lampung Police seize 134 kilogrammes of dried marijuana
Bandar Lampung (The Jakarta Post) -- Lampung Police have seized 134 kilogrammes of dried marijuana from Medan, North Sumatra, and arrested four suspects from Bandarlampung, Lampung Police chief Insp. Gen. Sudjarno said on Wednesday.More >>>

April 5, 2017
- China aims high in building landmark Xiongan New Area
BEIJING (Xinhua) -- China will set a high standard in building the Xiongan New Area, a landmark new economic zone near Beijing designed to integrate the capital with its surrounding areas. More >>>

April 4, 2017
- Moon wins presidential ticket of Democratic Party
South Korea (The Korea Herald) -- Presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in was nominated Monday to lead the liberal Democratic Party in the May 9 presidential election after making a clear sweep of all four rounds in the party primary. More >>>

April 3, 2017
- UN forum adopts road map to accelerate SDGs in Asia-Pacific
Countries in Asia and the Pacific have adopted a road map for regional cooperation in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. More >>>

April 1, 2017
- Sewol ends final voyage at Mokpo
Korea, MOKPO, South Jeolla Province -- The Sewol ferry had departed from Incheon on a misty morning on April 15, 2014 for a routine 13-hour voyage to the southern resort island of Jeju. More >>>

March 31, 2017
- Thai prosecutors postpone appearance for Red Bull heir
B ANGKOK (AP) -- An heir to the Red Bull fortune won another delay Thursday in facing charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost five years ago. More >>>

March 30, 2017
- Experts criticise political campaign allegedly involving children
Jakarta (The Jakarta Post) -- The Alliance of Civil Society for the Constitution alerted the public on Tuesday about an increasing number of intolerant practices involving children in Indonesia. More >>>

March 29, 2017
- SW China earthquake affects 15,000 people
KUNMING, (Xinhua) -- A magnitude 5.1 earthquake that hit southwest China has affected the lives of 15,786 people, according to the latest government tally. More >>>

March 28, 2017
- 8 boys show no vital signs, over 30 hurt in avalanche
UTSUNOMIYA, Japan (Kyodo News) - Eight senior high school boys caught in an avalanche Monday morning during a springtime climbing lesson on a ski slope in eastern Japan are showing no vital signs, local authorities in Tochigi Prefecture said. More >>>

March 27, 2017
- China-Asean to continue cooperation
China and Asean should continue to take advantage of the in-depth development of regional cooperation, Chinese vice Premier Zhang Gaoli delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2017 in Hainan province on Saturday. More >>>

March 25, 2017
- Media leaders gather in Hainan to deepen cooperation
Beijing, China: Chinese and foreign media leaders from 15 countries gathered at the roundtable meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Hainan province, China, on Thursday to enhance media cooperation. More >>>

March 24, 2017
- China's underwater glider sets new world record
China (China Daily) - A domestically developed underwater glider set a new world record by reaching a depth of 6,329 meters, breaking the previous record of 6,003 meters held by a US vessel, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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