Loading...

Search results for: asia

Imperial couple of Japan rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

-- November 10, 2019 17:10:10

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year’s imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags and held up mobile p...

Indian Muslims won’t seek Ayodhya verdict review

-- November 10, 2019 17:05:05

The group of Muslims involved in the case over a disputed religious site at Ayodhya in India has welcomed the Supreme Court verdict favouring a Hindu temple on the land.  The UP Sunni Waqf Board...

Iran rejects reports of IAEA finding traces of uranium at unnamed site

-- November 10, 2019 16:24:29

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected as a “trap” reports that the International Atomic Energy Agency, the UN’s nuclear watchdog, found traces of uranium at an Iranian sit...

Maid flooded with job offers after her business card goes viral

-- November 10, 2019 16:12:49

Geeta Kale, a domestic help in Pune, has been flooded with job offers from all corners of India. The reason - a business card that one of her employers, Dhanashree Shinde, designed for her, according...

Airplane makes emergency landing in Manila as engine fails

-- November 10, 2019 16:06:13

An airplane operated by South Korea’s Asiana Airlines bound for Singapore made an emergency landing in Manila late on Saturday due to an engine problem, a company spokesman said, according to ND...

Ayodhya verdict: India detains dozens over social media posts, celebrations

-- November 10, 2019 15:22:51

LUCKNOW/AYODHYA, Nov 10 (Reuters): Dozens of people in India have been detained on suspicion of publishing inflammatory social media posts and setting off celebratory firecrackers after the Supreme Co...

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

-- November 10, 2019 14:16:10

Cambodia has freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but he remains banned from politics and from leaving the country, a...

Australia bushfires kill three, force thousands from homes

-- November 10, 2019 13:34:37

At least three people are dead and thousands have been displaced by a weekend of bushfires in Australia, reports BBC. On Sunday, the fire emergency’s third day, more than 100 blazes were stil...

Australian firefighters battle blazes, brace for more

-- November 10, 2019 13:02:40

MELBOURNE, Nov 10 (Reuters): Australian firefighters raced on Sunday to contain widespread bushfires that have left three people dead, and braced for worse conditions in coming days as they warned the...

India pilgrims in historic visit to Pakistan temple

-- November 10, 2019 12:29:44

  A historic corridor to one of Sikhism's holiest shrines is now open, allowing Indian pilgrims rare visa-free access to the site in Pakistan, reports BBC. The Kartarpur corridor leads from the...

Two die as cyclone Bulbul hits Bangladesh, India

FE ONLINE DESK November 10, 2019 10:31:24

Two people have died as Cyclone Bulbul struck India and southern Bangladesh on Saturday. One of them was killed by an uprooted tree in West Bengal's Kolkata, and another by a wall collapse during the...

Xi stresses building world-class air force

-- November 09, 2019 17:33:58

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for efforts to fully build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force into a world-class air force. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party o...

Xi's pledges manifestation of China's commitment to further opening up: Experts

Xinhua November 09, 2019 17:30:53

The pledges made by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the ongoing second China International Import Expo (CIIE) to promote higher-level opening up are a clear manifestation of China's commitment to hold...

‘Bulbul’ triggers heavy rainfall, uproots trees in Odisha

-- November 09, 2019 15:34:38

Heavy rain accompanied by high-velocity winds, trigerred by very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul', lashed several parts of coastal Odisha on Saturday, uprooting trees and snapping road links. While no...

Australian bushfires kill two, 150 homes destroyed

-- November 09, 2019 14:07:32

Two people have died, five are missing and at least 150 homes have been destroyed as bushfires rage across eastern Australia, authorities said on Saturday. The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW...

India's top court gives disputed Ayodhya site to Hindus

FE ONLINE DESK November 09, 2019 12:01:46

India's Supreme Court has ordered an alternate land for Muslims, decreeing a disputed religious site to Hindus in the northern town of Ayodhya. A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by the...

India tightens security ahead of Ayodhya verdict

-- November 09, 2019 10:47:11

India's top court is set to deliver a ruling on Saturday on a disputed religious site that has been fiercely contested by majority Hindus and Muslims for decades, lawyers said, as it beefed up securit...

China provides $300,000 cash assistance for Myanmar's ceasefire monitoring work

Xinhua November 08, 2019 17:07:15

China provided financial assistance of $300,000 for ceasefire monitoring work being carried out by Myanmar authorities on Friday morning. The cash assistance was presented by the Special Envoy for As...

China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-7 satellite

Global Times November 08, 2019 16:57:47

China has successfully tracked and received data from the newly launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-7, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The China Remote Sensing Satellite G...

Magnitude 5.9 quake kills five in Iran, injures 300

-- November 08, 2019 11:18:33

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. The temblor struck Tark county in Iran's Eastern Azerbaija...

Rejecting RCEP won’t make India a winner

Global Times November 06, 2019 19:30:37

After India decided not to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), some officials and scholars inside the country claimed it is "a win for all those protecting national interests....

China launches BeiDou satellite

Xinhua November 06, 2019 19:10:40

China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 1:43 am Tuesday. Launched on a Long March-3B carr...

Hong Kong lawmaker injured in knife attack

Xinhua November 06, 2019 17:20:00

A Hong Kong lawmaker was injured in a knife attack and sent to hospital Wednesday morning. Junius Ho, a member of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was reportedl...

Tourists to pay more fee for monuments in Bhutan

-- November 06, 2019 11:41:57

The Tourism Council of Bhutan has said that the entrance fee for monuments across Bhutan would be raised starting January 2020. The council on Tuesday also called the relevant stakeholders and agenci...

17 die in attack on Tajikistan border outpost

-- November 06, 2019 11:25:07

Seventeen people were killed in an overnight shootout at an outpost on the Tajik-Uzbek border that was attacked by armed men wearing masks, Tajik authorities said on Wednesday. The 20 attackers kille...

15 killed in attack in Thailand’s south, officials say

-- November 06, 2019 10:39:45

Suspected separatist insurgents killed at least 15 and wounded four village defence volunteers in a late-night shooting at a security checkpoint in Thailand’s Muslim-majority south, security off...

Import Expo to change West’s opinion

Global Times November 05, 2019 17:08:07

The Second China International Import Expo (CIIE) will open in Shanghai on Tuesday. French President Emmanuel Macron will join the opening ceremony with top Chinese leaders. Macron is the first leader...

Air quality index: Visibility improves in Delhi

-- November 05, 2019 13:08:55

The air quality in New Delhi improved slightly on Tuesday as the wind picked up to blow away some of the pollution shrouding the Indian capital city for days. But the air remained at the “hazar...

Taj Mahal gets air purifier amid severe air pollution

-- November 04, 2019 17:52:08

As north India battles severe levels of pollution, authorities have deployed an air purifier at the Taj Mahal to save the iconic 17th-century marble mausoleum. The air purifier van deployed by the Ut...

Where will the China-US trade agreement be signed?

Global Times November 04, 2019 17:02:08

The mid-November cancellation of the APEC summit in Chile, where China and the US were widely expected to sign an interim trade agreement, has ignited speculations about a new location and venue to in...