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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to embark on Asia tour 'amid rising Chinese assertiveness'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam on a six-day trip starting Thursday aimed at strengthening security cooperation in the face of Chinas rising maritime assertiveness, the media reported.

Liverpool end Asia swing with 1-1 draw in Malaysia

Liverpool end Asia swing with 1-1 draw in Malaysia

Rising Liverpool star Jordon Ibe mustered a superb solo effort to equalise against a spirited Malaysia XI side on Friday and salvage a 1-1 draw as the Reds wrapped up an unbeaten Asia summer tour.

Local triumph as Prayad Marksaeng takes Queen`s Cup

Local triumph as Prayad Marksaeng takes Queen`s Cup

Thailand`s Prayad Marksaeng swept to victory on home soil at the Queen`s Cup in Koh Samui Sunday shooting a six-under par 65 on a day that proved to be a nightmare for Japan`s Akinori Tani.

Tour can resolve EurAsia row, says Olazabal

Jose Maria Olazabal is confident the European Tour and Ivan Ballesteros, nephew of the late Seve, can resolve their differences over the EurAsia Cup team event that was held in Kuala Lumpur in March.

North Korea warns of `new form of N-test`

North Korea Tuesday threatened to carry out "a new form of nuclear test" in response to US President Barack Obama`s Asia tour.

North Korea ups rhetoric after Obama visits South

South Korea expressed outrage today over a rhetorical attack on President Park Geun-hye by the North Korean government that likened her to a prostitute in a tirade far exceeding even the North`s often strident standards.

Barack Obama heads to Philippines as defence pact inked

US President Barack Obama heads to the Philippines on Monday for the most complex leg of his Asian tour balancing act.

North Korean N-threats useless, time for more sanctions: Obama

President Barack Obama says it may be time to consider further sanctions against North Korea "that have even more bite" as the country is threatening its fourth nuclear test.

Obama says Senkaku Islands fall under US-Japan treaty, China objects

In what is not expected to go down well with China, US President Barack Obama on Thursday repeated that the disputed Senkaku Islands fell under the Japanese administration.

Japan welcomes Barack Obama, US President focuses on Free trade talks on his Asian Tour

US President Barack Obama Wednesday arrived in Japan on the first leg of his four-nation Asian trip.

Barack Obama departs US for Asia tour

President Barack Obama departed Washington today for a weeklong tour of Asia in what the White House has called a "rebalancing" eastward of US foreign policy.

PGA Tour to launch new circuit in China

The US PGA Tour continued its growth into Asia on Sunday with the announcement of a new developmental circuit to be launched in China next year.

Bhullar struggles and drops to 44th, Johnson in lead

India`s sole representative at the WGC-HSBC Champions Gaganjeet Bhullar, who was simply brilliant till the 15th hole on the second day, had a big struggle once again in the third round, as he carded a 75 and found himself languishing in the bottom half of the leaderboard with a share of 44th place.

`Pawn Stars` begin first Asia tour with Taj Mahal

All the way from Las Vegas, Rick Harrison and his son Corey - members of the celebrated cast of US reality series `Pawn Stars` were here Thursday for their debut Asia tour. They called the Taj Mahal `priceless`.

John Kerry to visit Asia next month

US Secretary of State John Kerry will make his first trip to Asia next month with stops in South Korea, Japan and China, the State Department said.

Hillary Clinton to travel to Asia next week

The US Secretary of State will visit South Korea and Vietnam next week.

Hillary condemns N Korea at start of Asia tour

A multinational panel has blamed N Korea for a torpedo attack on South ship.

Hillary Clinton starts Asia tour amid concerns over Japan ties

US Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton headed to Hawaii today for talks aimed at mending
cracks in the 50-year-old US-Japan security alliance, the
first leg of a new Asia tour.

After visiting Shanghai, Obama arrives in Beijing

US President Barack Obama arrived in Beijing on Monday from Shanghai, for the second leg of his maiden state visit to China.

Obama`s popularity in China to depend on his actions: Report

As Barack Obama embarks on his maiden state visit to China, the official media here has warned the US President that his popularity in the world`s most populous nation will hinge on his actions, not words.