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B. 04-16 China jails journalist over leaked 'state secrets' Beijing
C. 04-16 China 'building runway in disputed South China Sea island' Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands, Philippines
3. 04-16 Search area for MH370 will double if no trace found Malaysia
4. 04-15 President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns South Korea
04-15 South Korea remembers ferry dead Ansan, South Korea
G. 04-14 China's quarterly growth slows further to 7 percent Beijing
7. 04-14 Asiana Airlines plane skids off Hiroshima runway Hiroshima Airport, Japan
I. 04-12 China scraps unlimited Hong Kong entry for Shenzhen Shenzhen, Southern China
J. 04-11 Seven injured in Koh Samui explosion Koh Samui, Southern Thailand

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Map of Vanuatu Melanesia  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 says 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... 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   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... Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing Philippines typhoon makes landfall
Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew


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Mar. 22   Singapore
  The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital.    A frail Lee was hospitalized in ea...
Mar.13   Melanesia
Mar.4   South Korea
Feb.3   Taiwan
Jan.20   Jakarta
Jan.18   Manila


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Dec.30   Indonesia
Dec.27   Indonesia
Dec.6   Philippines




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2015
Singaporeans mourn death of founding father ...
Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Va...
US ambassador to South Korea injured in slas...
35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
Singaporeans mourn death of founding father ...
AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'
Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass
China
2015 2015
China
US ambassador to South Korea injured in slas...
AirAsia flight QZ8501 'climbed too fast'
2014
Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on ...
HK students scuffle with police in chaotic p...
Dozens feared dead in Taiwan plane crash
South Korea ferry: Hundreds missing as shi...
Malaysia Airlines loses contact with plane...
AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is miss...
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...
AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is miss...
Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on ...
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
Indonesia
2013 2013
Indonesia
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
Indonesia
2012 2012
Indonesia
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
Indonesia
2011 2011
Indonesia
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
Indonesia
2010 2010
Indonesia
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
Indonesia quake death kills thousands
Ferry disaster leaves 246 missing
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
Indonesia
2008 2008
Indonesia
2007
Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
Southeast Asia
2007 2007
Southeast Asia
Chinese test missile obliterates satellite
Korea
2007 2007
Korea
Indonesia
2007 2007
Indonesia
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
Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing
Java quake kills 6,000
2005
Protests target Japan
Southeast Asia
2005 2005
Southeast Asia
Protests target Japan
Korea
2005 2005
Korea
Indonesia
2005 2005
Indonesia
2004
9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
China
2004 2004
China
Korea
2004 2004
Korea
9.0 Quake leaves 212,000 dead
2003
Twins dead after separation
First alert over SARS
Twins dead after separation
First alert over SARS
182 died after arson attack in subway
Indonesia
2003 2003
Indonesia
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
183 people dead after bomb blasts
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
Indonesia
2001 2001
Indonesia

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South Korea remembers ferry dead Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore holds for funeral procession Singaporeans mourn death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew


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April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Thu.  Beijing  China jails journalist over leaked 'state secrets'
Wed.  South Korea  President makes ferry pledge as South Korea mourns
  South Korea


March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar. 28   Singapore
Mar. 22   Singapore  
  The government announced that Lee, 91, 'passed away peacefully' early Monday at a Singapore hospital
 A frail Lee was hospitalized in early February with severe pneumonia
Mar.13   Melanesia     Dozens feared dead after Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu Map of Vanuatu Melanesia
  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 says
Mar.7  Malaysia  MH370: Malaysia committed to search, says PM Mar.4   South Korea   US ambassador to South Korea injured in slash attack Map of Sejong Center Seoul South Korea
  Mark W. Lippert was slashed by a man screaming about Korean unification Thursday morning in Seoul, and his assailant was immediately detained


February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.3   Taiwan   35 dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river
Map of Keelung river Taipei Taiwan
  A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways has crash-landed. Ten people were injured. More than 50 people were onboard.    Data from the black box flight recorders retrieved from the wreckage...


January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.24  Tokyo  Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video 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 said
Jan.18   Manila     Six million attend outdoor Pope Francis' Mass Map of Rizal Park Philippines  Pope Francis has celebrated an outdoor Mass in front of unprecedented crowds. That would be a record for a papal event Jan.12  Indonesia  AirAsia cockpit voice recorder found Jan.11  Indonesia  Divers retrieve 1 black box from crashed AirAsia jet Jan.7   Indonesia Tail of crashed AirAsia plane found Jan.2  Indonesia  More bodies of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims found

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Dec.30  Indonesia  6 bodies recovered from AirAsia crash   Indonesia     AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane
Map of Karimata Strait Indonesia  Indonesian officials have confirmed that bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Borneo are from AirAsia flight that went missing on Sunday Dec.29  Indonesia  Debris possibly linked to missing AirAsia jet spotted Dec.28  Indonesia  Missing plane likely at bottom of sea Dec.27   Indonesia     Singapore-bound AirAsia plane with 162 on board missing
Map of Java Sea Indonesia  The single-aisle Airbus A320-200 asked air traffic controllers if it could divert from its flight path due to weather before disappearing over the Java Sea Dec.26  Malaysia  Severe flooding hits Malaysia's east Dec.25   Aceh Tsunami-hit nations mark anniversary Dec.22  North Korea  Internet crashes in North Korea Dec.7  Philippines  Typhoon sweeps across Philippines Dec.6   Philippines     Philippines typhoon makes landfall
Map of Dolores Philippines  Typhoon Hagupit has made landfall in the town of Dolores in the eastern Philippines, the country's weather agency says 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
  The economy contracted 1.6% at an annual pace in the quarter as spending failed to regain momentum after a sales tax increase 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

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
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
  Police in Hong Kong have begun removing some of the barricades erected on major roads by pro-democracy protesters 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   Activists took their fight to the doorstep of Hong Kong's chief executive, sitting down outside his office gates to express their dissatisfaction...

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Sep.28   Hong Kong   Tear gas and clashes at HK protest   Police have used tear gas to disperse thousands of pro-democracy protesters near the government complex, after a week of tensions Sep.27   Japan     Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake   Rescuers have found 30 hikers in critical condition, feared dead, near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption 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.19  Japan  8 killed, 13 missing in landslides in Hiroshima Aug.13  South Korea  Pope Francis makes first South Korean visit in 25 years 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 Aug.1  Shanghai  China factory blast kills at least 65

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
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
May.13  South Vietnam  Protest in Vietnam over China rig

April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.18  South Korea  Ferry disaster captain arrested Apr.16  South Korea  S Korea ferry: Desperate search for survivors continues 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.30  South Korea  North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border Mar.25  Beijing  China families vent missing plane fury Mar.24   Malaysia Flight MH370 'crashed in south Indian Ocean' - Malaysia PM
Mar.22  Malaysia  China has new images showing object in southern Indian Ocean Mar.15  Malaysia  Malaysian jet probe sharpens focus on passengers, crew 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.8  Vietnam  'Oil slick seen' in missing jet hunt 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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Feb.19  North Korea  Two Koreas hold family reunions

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Jan.12   Bangkok Protesters begin Bangkok 'shutdown'


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December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.12   North Korea   North Korea: Leader's uncle executed   Jang Song Thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been executed for trying to overthrow the government

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.24  Bangkok  Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets Nov.22   China   China establishes 'air-defence zone' over East China Sea   China has demarcated an 'air-defence identification zone' over an area of the East China Sea, covering islands that are also claimed by Japa... Nov.9   Southern Philippines     Hundreds feared dead in typhoon   Hundreds of people are feared dead in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan swept through on Friday

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

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.21  China  Bo Xilai found guilty of corruption Sep.1  Northern Japan  Fukushima radiation levels '18 times higher' than thought

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.10   Hong Kong     US spy leaker 'defending liberty'   Edward Snowden, ex-CIA employee has said he acted to 'protect basic liberties for people around the world' in leaking details of US surveill...

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2012 ... more > Top ^
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

August 2012 ... more > Top ^
Aug.19   China Bo Xilai's wife convicted of murder


April 2012 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2011 ... more > Top ^
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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Jul.27  South Korea  Landslide leaves 32 dead, dozens injured Jul.23  Southern China  Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge

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Apr.12  Northern Japan  Japan disaster now on Chernobyl level Apr.5   Northern Japan Water radiation millions of times over limit


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Mar.28  Northern Japan  Radioactive water found outside plant Mar.14  Northern Japan  Meltdown alert at Japan reactor Mar.11   Northern Japan Massive quake, tsunami hit Japan


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Nov.22   South Korea Artillery fire on Korea border
 Cambodia  350 die in stampede at festival

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Oct.26  Indonesia  Thousands flee Indonesia volcano  Sumatra  112 dead, 500 missing after quake

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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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November 2009 ... more > Top ^
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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January 2007 ... more > Top ^
Jan.18  China  Chinese test missile obliterates satellite

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December 2006 ... more > Top ^
Dec.29  Indonesia  Ship 'sinks in storm'. 600 missing

October 2006 ... more > Top ^
Oct.9   North Korea North Korea claims nuclear test


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

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.27   Indonesia Java quake kills 6,000


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April 2005 ... more > Top ^
Apr.9  Beijing  Protests target Japan

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December 2004 ... more > Top ^
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

February 2003 ... more > Top ^
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