Pyongyang, Jan 30 (Xinhua) North Korea has scrapped all political and military agreements with South Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported Friday. It denounced the South Korean government for pushing the inter-Korean relations to the brink of a war.
Friday, January 30, 2009 10:13:36 AM
Beijing, Jan 30 (Xinhua) After years of scrimping and saving to send his son to college, carpenter Zhu Pijun, 54, refused to accept that his son wanted to go into business for himself.
Friday, January 30, 2009 9:48:02 AM
Hong Kong, Jan 30 (DPA) A baby seal lies helpless on the ice. Towering above it, a man wields a club, poised to land the blow that will smash the seal's skull.
Friday, January 30, 2009 8:27:49 AM
Bangkok, Jan 29 (Xinhua) About 2,300 websites have been blocked for not showing respect to the monarchy, Justice Minister Pirapan Salirathavibhage said Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 9:08:43 PM
Tokyo, Jan 29 (Xinhua) Toshiba Corp Thursday projected that the company will record a 280 billion yen ($3.11 billion) in net and operating loss in fiscal 2008 as flash memory prices were slumping and global economic situation worsening.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:55:38 PM
Tokyo, Jan 29 (DPA) Japan Thursday executed four convicted murderers, the Justice Ministry said, a decision expected to draw renewed protests from groups opposed to the death penalty.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:23:53 PM
Tokyo, Jan 29 (DPA) Sony Corp Thursday reported its net profit plunged 94.8 percent in the October-to-December quarter to 10.4 billion yen ($116.37 million) because of a strong yen and dwindling demand for electronics.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:01:29 PM
Kabul, Jan 29 (Xinhua) The Afghan presidential election has been postponed till Aug 20, the country's Independent Election Commission said here Thursday.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:47:58 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Malaysia has taken delivery of its first submarine, a Scorpene built by French military shipyard DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipyard Navantia.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:41:41 PM
Jakarta, Jan 29 (DPA) Two mechanics were killed by rotor blades Thursday when the helicopter they were servicing tilted on its side, an official said.
Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:41:20 PM
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