Alternative trade accord talks begin in Japan

  Tokyo, Feb 27 (IANS) The 16 Asia-Pacific countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Monday began a new round of meetings in Japan with an...

Toll in Sri Lanka boat capsize rises to 13

  Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) The deaths in a boat capsize in Sri Lanka has risen to 13 after rescuers on Wednesday recovered two more bodies. The boat, which...

Nepal-India border sealed for 72 hours

  Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) The Nepal-India border points in Kanchanpur district were sealed for 72 hours since Sunday evening in view of the state assembly elections in...

Japanese man charged with human trafficking

  Phnom Penh, Feb 7 (IANS) A Cambodian court on Tuesday charged a Japanese man with human trafficking for allegedly recruiting 10 Cambodian women to work in Tokyo...

S.Korea, US discuss stronger bilateral alliance

  Seoul, Feb 7 (IANS) Top South Korean and US officials held telephone talks on Tuesday to discuss stronger bilateral alliance and North Korea's nuclear programme, Seoul's Foreign...

North Korea set to launch more satellites

  Pyongyang, Feb 7 (IANS) North Korea marked the first anniversary of its space rocket launch on Tuesday and said it is ready to launch more satellites into...

Iran biggest state sponsor of terrorism: Mattis

  Tokyo, Feb 4 (IANS) US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Saturday described Iran as the world's greater sponsor of terrorism, hours after the Trump administration announced fresh...

North Korea sacks intelligence agency chief: Seoul

  Seoul, Feb 3 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sacked the intelligence agency chief, the South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday. Kim Jong-un's decision came in...

Duterte revokes truce, asks army to fight Communist rebels

  Manila, Feb 3 (IANS) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday that he has decided to lift the ceasefire with the Communist rebels, ordering the government troops...

Volkswagen dislodges Toyota as world’s largest automaker

Tokyo, Jan 30 (IANS) Toyota Motors lost its title as the highest selling automaker in 2016 to German carmaker Volkswagen, a position the Japanese company had enjoyed...

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