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Asia

8 Dec
North Korea has carried out a "very important" test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said North Korea had promised...
5 Dec
Tens of thousands of religious Hindus crowded a temple in southern Nepal where thousands of animals and birds were sacrificed this week. The ceremony is believed to be the largest such mass-slaughter event in the...
4 Dec
Tokyo Olympic organisers on Tuesday unveiled a replica of "G-Satellite", a tiny satellite that will orbit the earth during the 2020 Summer Games. The satellite, whose payload includes miniature animation...
3 Dec
Security forces in Jakarta surveyed the site where authorities said a suspected smoke grenade exploded on Tuesday. The explosion, which occurred at Indonesia's National Monument park, injured two military...
3 Dec
A powerful typhoon was blowing across the Philippines on Tuesday after slamming ashore overnight in an eastern province. Typhoon Kammuri damaged houses and an airport and knocked out power after tens of thousands...
3 Dec
North Korean has celebrated the completion of leader Kim Jong Un's signature construction project, a new city near the sacred mountain where his family claims its roots, with state media on Tuesday calling it...
2 Dec
Thousands of people have been evacuated in the Philippine island of Luzon in anticipation of Typhoon Kammuri.  The evacuation of vulnerable areas was called by local governments in the island's...
29 Nov
South Korea and Japan have agreed to hold senior-level trade talks in December to discuss Tokyo's export restrictions at the centre of a bitter dispute between the two countries, the South Korean trade...
29 Nov
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "successful test" of a super-large multiple launch rocket system and expressed "great satisfaction," state media said on Friday. North Korea fired two...
28 Nov
Thailand is trying out a creative solution to reduce the number of pedestrian accidents by painting on 'levitating' zebra crossings that force drivers to take a second look and stop. The painting, done by...

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