The US has said China would be a beneficiary of a greater role played by India in the Asia Pacific region, rejecting outrightly the concerns expressed in the Communist nation about the growing Indo-US relationship.
Two important wings of the Obama administration - the Pentagon and the State Department - came out in open support of an active role for Japan in the South China Sea, which has attracted a strong reaction from China.
The United States is justified in carrying out surveillance flights in East Asia, in spite of Chinese objections, given a lack of transparency in China`s military buildup, a senior US official said on Friday.
By using analytical organic chemistry researchers, who have tried to identify the presence of odor-producing chemical compounds in human earwax, have found that the amounts of these compounds differ between individuals of East Asian origin and Caucasians.
Ahead of their talks between Special Representatives on the contentious boundary issue, India and China on Monday held the fifth meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on Border Affairs during which measures for maintaining peace and tranquility on the border were discussed.
To combat air pollution which has become a major problem in East Asia; China, Japan and South Korea have joined hands together. This step is to boost sustainable development for greater ecological improvement.
PM Manmohan Singh on Sunday arrived here on the first leg of his three-nation visit, during which he would hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan on a range of issues, including civil nuclear energy cooperation.
The buildup of Chinese armed forces is continuing "unabated" and Beijing`s goals appears to be power projection beyond Asia and to challenge America`s freedom of action in the region, a top US Admiral has said.
In a new DNA study, scientists have found that domestic dogs originated from Eurasian gray wolves sometime between 15,000 and 40,000 years ago, which raises doubt on the theory that dogs became “man’s best friend” in East Asia.