ASEAN warns sea reclamation `may undermine peace`

 Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threaten to "undermine peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned Monday.

ASEAN warns Chinese actions `may undermine peace` in South China Sea

 Chinese island-building efforts in the disputed South China Sea, where airstrips are being built on coral reefs, risk undermining "peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned at a regional summit on Monday.

LIVE: ​PM Modi salutes Nepal's resilience; earthquake death toll climbs to 3,617
LIVE: ​PM Modi salutes Nepal's resilience; earthquake death toll climbs to 3,617

  • A total of 1,935 Indians have been brought back from earthquake-hit Nepal since Saturday, and more are expected to land this evening, the Defence Ministry said.

Tibet quake toll rises to 20; forecast of rain, snow

 The death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region due to the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal climbed to 20 today as the government continued to reach out to people in the affected areas.

Chinese actions `may undermine peace` in S. China Sea: ASEAN

Chinese island-building efforts "may undermine peace, security and stability" in the disputed South China Sea, said a statement by Southeast Asian leaders meeting for a summit on Monday.

Foreign countries, aid agencies race to reach Nepal quake victims

International agencies and governments rushed on Sunday to send search and rescue teams, doctors and medicines to Nepal where an earthquake has killed more than 2,400 people and left tens of thousands without food, water or shelter.

Tibetan govt-in-exile announces aid of Rs 12.5 lakh to Nepal

Expressing sadness at the devastation caused by the massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Nepal, the Tibetan government-in-exile on Sunday announced a financial aid of Rs 12.5 lakh to the neighbouring country.

Kazakh leader sails to re-election with 'stability' mantra

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev was set to renew his 26-year grip on power on Sunday, offering the multi-ethnic Central Asian state economic and social stability in return for what rights groups call systematic suppression of opposition.

Nine killed by toxic gases in China

Nine people were killed and 12 others injured by toxic gas following a blast in a coal mine in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

China to supply 50 more JF-17 Thunder jets to Pakistan over three years

China is set to supply another 50 JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years, according to Radio Pakistan.

Asian countries search for citizens stranded by Nepal quake

Asian countries were scrambling on Sunday to locate thousands of their nationals stranded in Nepal after a huge earthquake devastated the Himalayan nation, severing communications and transport links. 

Beijing moves toward `de facto control of South China Sea`: Philippines

Beijing is moving toward "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned on Sunday as it called on fellow Southeast Asian countries to "stand up" to their massive neighbour.

China sends search and rescue team to Nepal

 A 62-member China International Search and Rescue Team left for Nepal at around 6 a.m. on Sunday Beijing time for humanitarian rescue following a 7.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday.

Chinese search and rescue team leaves for quake-hit Nepal

China on Sunday dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team for Nepal where a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake has killed more than 1,200 people, the official news agency Xinhua reported.

Toxic gas kills nine in China

 Toxic gas following a mine blast has killed nine people and injured 12 others in China`s Yunnan province, authorities said on Sunday.

Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins
Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins

China`s Ding Junhui insisted he`d yet to hit top form after moving into the quarter-finals of the World Championships for just the third time after battling back to defeat John Higgins 13-9 in Sheffield on Saturday.

China's emergency response to 5.9 earthquake in Tibet

China`s ministry of civil affairs (MCA) and the National Commission for Disaster Reduction on Saturday evening issued a level-IV emergency response to the earthquake in Tibet that measured 5.9 on the Richter scale.

Tibet quake death toll 17; China sends rescue team to Nepal

Death toll in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has risen to 17 in the wake of the devastating earthquake that hit neighbouring Nepal yesterday, while the Communist giant today dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team to help the Himalayan nation.

China to provide 110 fighter jets to Pakistan

Pakistan will acquire 110 latest JF-17 Thunder fighter jets from China as the two countries forge closer economic and defence cooperation following President Xi Jinping's visit here earlier this week, a media report said on Saturday.

8.1-magnitude quake hits Nepal: CENC

An 8.1-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center said.