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China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensions

Apr 23, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping is urging closer ties among the world's navies amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

Death of rare turtle leaves 3 remaining in the world

Apr 15, 2019

A zoo in southern China says the only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died

China, Japan tout 'recovered' ties amid global uncertainty

Apr 14, 2019

Japan's foreign minister says China and Japan have the opportunity to "take charge of the economic field" during a time of worldwide uncertainty

China exports rise in March, rebounding from slump

Apr 12, 2019

China's exports rise 14.2% percent in March; sales to US also up despite Trump tariffs

Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Apr 12, 2019

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines plan more diggings and better protection of the caves where the remains were unearthed

China says trade talks with US 'moving forward'

Apr 11, 2019

China says trade talks with the U.S. are "moving forward" after nine rounds of consultations aimed at ending a standoff that has shaken financial markets and darkened the world economic outlook

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Apr 11, 2019

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals, spurring calls for more protection by wildlife groups

More Indonesians join cases against Boeing after CEO apology

Apr 9, 2019

More families of victims of the Lion Air crash in Indonesia are suing Boeing after its chief executive apologized and said a software update for the MAX 8 jet would prevent further disasters

Asian shares waver following lackluster Wall St session

Apr 4, 2019

Shares are mixed in Asia after modest gains on Wall Street

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Filipinos plan more diggings where new human species found

Archaeologists who discovered fossils from a human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago...

Apr 12, 2019

2 busts in Singapore reveal 38,000 endangered pangolins lost

Singapore seizes record haul of more than 28 tons of pangolin scales belonging to 38,000 mammals,...

Apr 11, 2019

Air is so dirty in northern Thailand, leader flies to see it

The air hanging over Thailand's far north has become so polluted that it has drawn a visit by the...

Apr 2, 2019

Worsening air pollution reducing lifespans in Indonesia

Researchers say Indonesia's air quality has deteriorated from among the cleanest in the world to...

Mar 29, 2019

Indonesia says arrested Russian smuggled orangutan, lizards

Indonesian police say they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who...

Mar 25, 2019

Russian accused of trying to smuggling orangutan out of Bali

A drugged orangutan and live geckos and lizards were found inside luggage at an airport on...

Mar 25, 2019