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09-02 China military parade commemorates WW2 victory
C. 09-01 Chinese shares slide in another day of volatile trade Shanghai
3. 09-01 Bangkok bomb: Second foreign suspect arrested Sa Kaeo, Thailand
E. 09-01 Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo scrapped Tokyo
F. 08-31 Chemical factory explodes in eastern China, killing 1 Dongying, Lijin, China
6. 08-30 China punishes 197 over stock market and Tianjin 'rumours' Beijing
H. 08-30 Kenya tops medal table at World Athletics Championships Beijing
8. 08-30 Thai police charge man 'linked to Erawan blast' Bangkok
J. 08-29 Malaysia in 2nd day of protests against PM Najib Razak Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   South and North Korea agree deal to reduce tensions Map of Panmunjom South Korea  South has agreed to halt cross-border propaganda broadcasts as part of a deal with North Korea to defuse tension after recent confrontations   South Korea evacuation after shelling on western border   South Korea has ordered the evacuation of residents from an area of its western border after an exchange of fire with North Korea, reports s... Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners   Thailand's defence minister has said those who planted a bomb at a shrine deliberately targeted foreigners to harm tourism and the economy Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions   Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more in... Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River 72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
Chinese stocks continue to tumble


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Aug. 24   Shanghai
  Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall
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Aug. 20   South Korea
Aug. 17   Bangkok
Aug. 12   China
Aug. 7   Taiwan
Aug. 5   Malaysia
  Japan
Jun.1   Southern China
May.13   Manila
May.12   North Korea




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72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire
North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'ex...
Singaporeans mourn death of founding father ...
Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Va...
72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire
Singaporeans mourn death of founding father ...
AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'
Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks ...
North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'ex...
US ambassador to South Korea injured in slas...
North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'ex...
2014
Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on ...
HK students scuffle with police in chaotic p...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as shi...
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane...
Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on ...
Search for missing jet heads west
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane...
HK students scuffle with police in chaotic p...
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as shi...
North Korea
2014 2014
North Korea
2013
North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
China establishes 'air-defence zone' over Ea...
Hundreds feared dead in typhoon
US spy leaker 'defending liberty'
Hundreds feared dead in typhoon
China establishes 'air-defence zone' over Ea...
US spy leaker 'defending liberty'
North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'
N Korea in 'state of war' with South
North Korea: Leader's uncle executed
North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'
N Korea in 'state of war' with South
2012
Woman gang-raped in India dies
Xi heads new Chinese leadership
Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder
China dissident 'in US embassy'
Woman gang-raped in India dies
Xi heads new Chinese leadership
Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder
China dissident 'in US embassy'
North Korea launches rocket
North Korea launches rocket
2011
N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
Philippines storm kills hundreds
Thai flooding threatens capital
Philippines storm kills hundreds
Thai flooding threatens capital
China
2011 2011
China
N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
2010
Artillery fire on Korea border
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
Southeast Asia
2010 2010
Southeast Asia
China
2010 2010
China
Artillery fire on Korea border
South Korean navy ship sinking near North
North Korea
2010 2010
North Korea
2009
Death toll rises in massacre
Indonesia quake death kills thousands
Hatoyama takes over as PM
N. Korea conducted second nuclear test
Death toll rises in massacre
Indonesia quake death kills thousands
Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing
China
2009 2009
China
N. Korea conducted second nuclear test
N. Korea conducted second nuclear test
2008
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Quake death toll 50,000
Southeast Asia
2008 2008
Southeast Asia
China kicks off Olympics Ceremony
Quake death toll 50,000
Korea
2008 2008
Korea
North Korea
2008 2008
North Korea
2007
Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
Southeast Asia
2007 2007
Southeast Asia
Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
Korea
2007 2007
Korea
North Korea
2007 2007
North Korea
2006
Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
North Korea claims nuclear test
Java quake kills 6,000
Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
Java quake kills 6,000
China
2006 2006
China
North Korea claims nuclear test
North Korea tests long-range missile
North Korea claims nuclear test
North Korea tests long-range missile
2005
Protests target Japan
Southeast Asia
2005 2005
Southeast Asia
Protests target Japan
Korea
2005 2005
Korea
North Korea
2005 2005
North Korea
2004
9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
China
2004 2004
China
Korea
2004 2004
Korea
North Korea
2004 2004
North Korea
2003
Twins dead after separation
First alert over SARS
Twins dead after separation
First alert over SARS
182 died after arson attack in subway
North Korea
2003 2003
North Korea
2002
183 people dead after bomb blasts
Brazil wins World Cup
183 people dead after bomb blasts
China
2002 2002
China
Korea
2002 2002
Korea
North Korea
2002 2002
North Korea
2001
U.S. spy plane lands in China
Southeast Asia
2001 2001
Southeast Asia
U.S. spy plane lands in China
Korea
2001 2001
Korea
North Korea
2001 2001
North Korea

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Aug. 24   Shanghai  
  Chinese stocks continued to tumble though elsewhere in Asia losses were less severe than analysts had feared after Monday's dramatic fall
  South Korea     South and North Korea agree deal to reduce tensions Map of Panmunjom South Korea
  South has agreed to halt cross-border propaganda broadcasts as part of a deal with North Korea to defuse tension after recent confrontations
Aug. 20  North Korea  North Korea orders troops on war footing   South Korea     South Korea evacuation after shelling on western border Map of Yeoncheon South Korea
  South Korea has ordered the evacuation of residents from an area of its western border after an exchange of fire with North Korea, reports say
Aug. 17   Bangkok   Bangkok bomb: Attack aimed to kill foreigners Map of Erawan Shrine Bangkok Thailand
  Thailand's defence minister has said those who planted a bomb at a shrine deliberately targeted foreigners to harm tourism and the economy
Aug. 16  China  China Tianjin explosions: Premier Li Keqiang visits scene   Indonesia Indonesia passenger plane wreckage found in Papua Aug. 15   China Evacuations as sodium cyanide found Aug. 14   South Korea Japan and South Korea mark 70 years since end of WW2 Aug. 13  China  Fires still burning after Tianjin blasts  China  Chemical specialists sent to Tianjin Aug. 12   China   Casualties in Tianjin port city explosions Map of port Tianjin China
  Massive explosions have hit a warehouse storing dangerous and chemical goods in the port area, leaving at least 17 dead and hundreds more injured.    Pictures and video showed flames lighting up th...
Aug. 10   Beijing China devalues yuan currency to three-year low   Northern Japan Japan restarts first nuclear power plant since Fukushima Aug. 9   Southern China Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China Aug. 8   Southern China Typhoon Soudelor lashes southeast China Aug. 7   Taiwan     Powerful Typhoon Soudelor slams into Taiwan Map of Hualien Taiwan  Soudelor made landfall Saturday morning just north of the city of Hualien on the east coast of the island, bringing fierce winds and torrential rain Aug. 5   Malaysia     MH370: Reunion debris is from missing plane, says Najib Map of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia  Part of the aircraft wing found on Reunion Island is from the missing MH370 plane, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has confirmed   Japan     Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb Map of Hiroshima Japan  Residents in the Japanese city of Hiroshima are commemorating the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb being dropped by a US aircraft

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Jul.9  Indonesia  Indonesia closes five airports as Mount Raung erupts Jul.7  Shanghai  Chinese shares fall another 8% despite more measures Jul.2  Taiwan  Taiwan TransAsia pilot shut wrong engine

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Jun.30   Sumatra Indonesia transport plane crash death toll rises
Jun.27  Taiwan  Fire injures 500 people attending party at Taiwan water park Jun.17  Hong Kong  Hong Kong lawmakers reject Beijing poll plan Jun.7   South Korea Sixth Mers death in S. Korea amid sharp rises in cases Jun.5  Malaysia  Earthquake injures 11 climbers, strands 137 Jun.4  Southern China  Workers turn capsized China ship upright Jun.1   Southern China     Boat with more than 400 people aboard sinks in Yangtze River Map of Jianli Hubei China  Passenger ship The Eastern Star carrying more than 444 people sank overnight in southern China, and seven people have been rescued

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May.13   Manila     72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire
Map of Valanezuela Philippines  The bodies had been recovered from inside the Kentex Manufacturing Corp. factory. At least 30 people had been injured May.12   North Korea   North Korea Defence Chief Hyon Yong-chol 'executed'
  Defence Minister Hyon Yong-chol has been executed, South Korea's spy agency has told parliament, according to media reports

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Apr.28  Indonesia  Indonesia executions: Australia recalls ambassador

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Mar.22   Singapore   Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew   The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital Mar.13   Melanesia     Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu   The death toll from a category five tropical storm that has hit islands in the South Pacific could run into the dozens, the UN's relief agency... Mar.4   South Korea   US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack   Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detaine...

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Feb.3   Taiwan   35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river   A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard

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Jan.20   Jakarta     AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'  The AirAsia flight that crashed in the Java Sea, killing 162 people, climbed too fast before stalling, Indonesia's transport minister has sa... Jan.18   Manila     Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass   Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds. That would be a record for a papal event Jan.7  Indonesia  Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found

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Dec.30   Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane
Dec.27   Indonesia     Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing   The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over... Dec.25  Aceh  Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary Dec.7  Philippines  Typhoon sweeps across Philippines Dec.6   Philippines Philippines typhoon makes landfall Dec.5  China  China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang

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Nov.30  Hong Kong  HK protesters clash with police at government HQ Nov.16  Japan  Japan's economy falls into recession Nov.10  South Korea  Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail Nov.8  North Korea  North Korea frees detained US men Miller and Bae

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Oct.17  South Korea  At least 16 dead in vent grate collapse at concert in S. Korea Oct.13  North Korea  North Korea says leader has reappeared Oct.12  Hong Kong  Hong Kong police remove barricades Oct.9  North Korea  Kim Jong-unís absence fuels speculation about health, coup Oct.1  Hong Kong  Protesters target office of Hong Kong's chief executive

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Sep.28  Hong Kong  Tear gas and clashes at HK protest Sep.27  Japan  Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake Sep.26   Hong Kong   HK students scuffle with police in chaotic protest  Scores of young pro-democracy activist faced off with riot police after a night of scuffles and arrests over Beijing's refusal to allow refo...

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Aug.6  Cambodia  Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of crimes against humanity Aug.3  Southern China  Strong earthquake kills at least 367 in southern China

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Jul.23   Taiwan   Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash   Forty-seven people were killed and 11 were injured in Wednesday's twin-engine turboprop plane crash on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands

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May.19  Bangkok  Thailand army declares martial law

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Apr.15   South Korea     South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as ship sinks   Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea

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Mar.24  Malaysia  Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM Mar.13   Malaysia     Search for missing jet heads west  Malaysian authorities expanded their hunt for a vanished airliner to the Indian Ocean, where a U.S. destroyer was expected to arrive soon Mar.7   Malaysia     Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane carrying 239 people   Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with MH370 with 239 aboard travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing

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Jan.12  Bangkok  Protesters begin Bangkok 'shutdown'

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Dec.12   North Korea North Korea: Leader's uncle executed


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Nov.24  Bangkok  Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets Nov.22   China China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea
Nov.9   Southern Philippines Hundreds feared dead in typhoon

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Oct.16  Southern Philippines  More than 100 dead after earthquake hits the Philippines

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Sep.21  China  Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Sep.1  Northern Japan  Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought

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Jun.10   Hong Kong US spy leaker 'defending liberty'


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Apr.20  Sichuan  Earthquake has killed more than 150 people Apr.9   North Korea North Korea: It will be 'all-out war'


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Mar.29   North Korea N Korea in 'state of war' with South


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Feb.11  North Korea  North Korea confirms nuclear test

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Dec.28  Singapore  Woman gang-raped in India dies Dec.11  North Korea  North Korea carries out controversial rocket launch Dec.5  Southern Philippines  Philippine storm toll passes 300

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Nov.14  Beijing  Xi heads new Chinese leadership

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Sep.13  Japan  Chinese ships patrol disputed islands

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Aug.19  China  Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder

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Apr.27  Beijing  China dissident 'in US embassy' Apr.12  North Korea  North Korea launches rocket

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Feb.2  Papua New Guinea  More than 200 rescued after ferry sinks

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Dec.29  North Korea  N Korea hails Kim's son as leader Dec.28  North Korea  Kim Jong-il state funeral held in N. Korea Dec.18   North Korea N Korean leader Kim Jong-il dies
Dec.17  Southern Philippines  Philippines storm kills hundreds

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Oct.20  Thailand  Thai flooding threatens capital

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Apr.5   Northern Japan Water radiation millions of times over limit


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Mar.11   Northern Japan Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan


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Nov.22   South Korea Artillery fire on Korea border


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Mar.26  South Korea  South Korean navy ship sinking near North

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Feb.8  Japan  Toyota recalls thousands of Prius cars

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Nov.24  Southern Philippines  Death toll rises in massacre

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Sep.30  Sumatra  Indonesia quake death kills thousands Sep.15  Japan  Hatoyama takes over as PM

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May.25  North Korea  N. Korea conducted second nuclear test

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Jan.11  Sulawesi  Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing

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Sep.17  China  3 babies dead, 6,200 ill from milk formula

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Aug.8   Beijing China kicks off Olympics Ceremony


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May.12   Sichuan Quake death toll 50,000


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Jan.18  China  Chinese test missile obliterates satellite

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Dec.29  Indonesia  Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing

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Oct.9   North Korea North Korea claims nuclear test


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Jul.4  North Korea  North Korea tests long-range missile

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May.27   Indonesia Java quake kills 6,000


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Apr.9  Beijing  Protests target Japan

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Dec.26   Aceh 9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead


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Jul.8  Singapore  Twins dead after separation

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Mar.13  Hong Kong  First alert over SARS

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Feb.17  South Korea  182 died after arson attack in subway

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Oct.12  Bali  183 people dead after bomb blasts Jun.30  Japan  Brazil wins World Cup

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Apr.1  Southern China  U.S. spy plane lands in China