• Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:39
    US sanctions China, Russia firms for helping NK illicit shipments
    The United States on Wednesday sanctioned Chinese and Russian firms for their alleged role in helping illicit trade with North Korea in violation of international sanctions.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:19
    Moon says ending division of two Koreas will achieve 'true liberation'
    President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday used his Libration Day address to pitch his Korea peace drive, calling for railway, energy and economic cooperation with the North as a cornerstone for Northeast Asian peace and prosperity. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:37
    Tropical Storm Bebinca set to lash northern Laos
    Northern regions of Laos are being warned to prepare for heavy rain and wind with weather forecasters predicting that Tropical Storm Bebinca will move across parts of Vietnam and northern Laos from August 16-18.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:54
    US: N. Korea talks moving 'in right direction'
    US talks with North Korea on denuclearization are making progress "in the right direction," State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:10
    Prawit to present land title deeds back to 684 loan-shark victims in Northeast
    Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Thursday will present land title deeds back to 684 debtors from 12 northeastern provinces who had reportedly fallen victim to unfair contracts with loan sharks.
    national
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:23
    18 injured in magnitude-5 quake in Yunnan
    The epicenter, with a depth of 7 km, was monitored at 24.19 degrees north latitude and 102.71 degrees east longitude at 1:44 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    China in the loop on ultra-fast links
    IT TAKES several hours to travel by car from Hollywood to the Napa Valley in northern California, considered one of the world's premier wine regions.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
    Import of N Korean coal by the South raises concerns
    There is a Korean saying that “the foot of the candle is dark”. It sometimes refers to a situation in which you are not well aware of something happening to you or what you are doing. The adage seems to fit well into the suspected South Korean imports of internationally banned North Korean coal. 
    opinion
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:10
    Heavy rain coming for North, Northeast
    Residents in the North and Northeast are bracing for continuous rain and isolated torrential downpours on Wednesday and Thursday (August 15-16) that could trigger flash floods.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
    Chiang Rai to open organic fruit and vegetable centre next year
    The largest market for fresh fruit and vegetables in the North is scheduled to open in Chiang Rai next year. The market, Talat Lan Muang, is also expected to become a centre for the trading of fresh goods with Myanmar and Laos, thanks to the location of Chiang Rai. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:03
    N. Korea restricts Chinese tour groups ahead of anniversary: report
    Pyongyang will suspend Chinese tour group visits to North Korea ahead of a high profile anniversary next month, according to news reports Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    N Korea’s attitude towards denuclearisation must not be overlooked
    The discord between the United States and North Korea was thrown into sharp relief at a recent meeting of foreign ministers at the Asean Regional Forum in Singapore.
    opinion
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 06:55
    Tesla board to weigh go-private as Musk faces questions
    Tesla's board of directors said Wednesday it will evaluate possibly taking the electric car maker private as US securities regulators reportedly questioned chief executive Elon Musk's unorthodox announcement of the proposal.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    ‘Declaring an end to Korean War catalyst for denuclearisation’
    Declaring a formal end to the Korean War now is the best option for the US to accelerate North Korea’s denuclearisation process and avoid repeating the mistakes of its past administrations, according to a prominent North Korea expert. 
    opinion
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 15:39
    Twin blazes form California's largest ever wildfire
    Two fires mercilessly roaring through northern California have grown so rapidly that they are now the largest ever to ravage the state, authorities said.
    Breaking News
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