The Japanese government said Friday that an intelligence-sharing pact with South Korea will not be ended, with Seoul in the 11th hour before the pact was to expire informing Tokyo that it had conditionally suspended its prior decision to end the agreement.
Both Myanmar's military and its civilian government are behind the decision for Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to defend her country against allegations of genocide at the UN's top court, an army spokesman said on Thursday.
Japan's ruling coalition lawmakers have called for an extra budget that would include $92 billion in spending to support slowing growth, party officials said on Thursday, raising worries about straining public finances.
Australia's Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.
Sydney's normally picturesque skyline was once again blanketed by thick smoke on Thursday, as around 50 bushfires continued to burn across Australia's east coast.
Singapore's central bank plans to bring bitcoin and other similar cryptocurrency futures traded on approved exchanges under its regulation in response to interest from international institutional investors, it said on Wednesday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became Japan's longest-serving premier on Wednesday, a remarkable feat for a leader who once quit in humiliation, but the day was marred by questions about possible election law violations and worries about the economy.
South Korea and Japan failed to narrow difference during their second round of talks in Geneva, Switzerland over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries, the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said Wednesday.
Sweden "no longer" needs to act as a mediator in diplomacy between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States, a senior official of the DPRK's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
Some families of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck in Britain last month will take on steep loans from the government to repatriate their relatives' remains, they told AFP on Tuesday.
Boeing's troubled 737 MAX aircraft gained another boost on Tuesday as Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana said it planned to buy 30 of the planes, which were grounded in March.
Foreign investors hoping to buy New Zealand's strategic -assets will now have to convince the government it is in the national interest, officials said -Tuesday.
As Tehran is shifting its economic growth driver from oil to technology, an Iranian delegation headed by Iranian vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari (Sattari), including tech entrepreneurs and researchers, participated in the 2019 China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF). Global Times reporters Li Sikun and Wang Bozun (GT) sat for an exclusive interview with Sattari in Beijing after the event, and talked about Iran's technology development under US sanctions.
Azerbaijan's new deputy prime minister Shahin Mustafayev led a delegation to Shanghai for the just-concluded second China International Import Expo (CIIE). Global Times reporter Li Sikun (GT) spoke with Mustafayev (Mustafayev) in an exclusive interview on this occasion. Mustafayev spoke highly of the CIIE and praised the remarks of
Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony as very intelligent. Mustafayev said Azerbaijan attached great importance to the expo and would take full advantage of China's opening-up opportunities to further enhance cooperation with China.
Sydney was shrouded in dangerous haze Tuesday as smoke from bushfires blazing along Australia's eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring in the country's biggest city.
A senior official of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) put forward new conditions for talks with the United States Monday night, saying Washington should give up its hostile policy before coming to the negotiation table with Pyongyang.
Dozens of suspected Indonesian militants were rounded up after a suicide bomber linked to the Islamic State group killed himself and wounded six others in a police station attack last week, police said Monday.
Sri Lanka's new president Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in Monday at a Buddhist temple revered by his supporters, following an election victory.