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Major exhibition in Scotland explores amazing world of video games

A major exhibition exploring the cultural importance of videogames opens at the new V&A Dundee on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 18:57:52

Explosion rocks police compound in southern Philippine Davao City

An explosion rocked inside a police compound in Davao City in the southern Philippines before noon on Saturday, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 13:50:21

New Zealand becomes first country to hand over genocide archives to Rwanda

New Zealand on Friday became the first country to hand over archives related to the 1994 genocide to Rwanda.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 10:19:35

Brunei national carrier launches direct flights to Changsha, China

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB) announced on Friday that the national carrier has launched direct scheduled services to Changsha, China, effective on April 16, 2019.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:10:32

Pompeo says US to continue negotiation after DPRK's tactical weapon test-firing

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States will continue to work to negotiate with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to achieve the Korean Peninsula denuclearization.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:04:15

US, Japanese officials meet on ties, DPRK

US and Japanese senior officials met on Friday in Washington, discussing bilateral relations, cross-domain cooperation and the Korean Peninsula denuclearization, among other issues.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/20 9:03:15

Putin, Kim to discuss bilateral ties, Korean denuclearization: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un will discuss bilateral relations, denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and regional cooperation, the Kremlin said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 23:58:59

Trump to visit Japan in May

US President Donald Trump will travel to Japan from May 25 to 28 for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2019/4/19 22:03:40

Malaysia to revive China-backed project

Malaysia will revive a $34 billion Chinese-backed transport and property development that was abandoned in 2017, the prime minister said on Friday.
Source: AFP | 2019/4/19 21:58:40

S.Korean president receives Trump's message to DPRK leader

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has received US President Donald Trump's message to Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a well-informed diplomatic source said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:28:57

DMZ exhibition in S. Korea depicts transition, imagines future on Korean Peninsula

Kim Dong-yeon, a South Korean graduate student, was waiting at the Seoul Station for a train to the southern port city of Busan when she was suddenly captivated by the word "DMZ" on a street poster.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:08:46

10 people injured, 2 critically after car plows into pedestrians in Tokyo

Ten people were injured, with two of them in critical condition Friday after a car plowed into them on a pedestrian crosswalk in Tokyo, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 18:05:18

S Korean president receives Trump's message to DPRK leader: source

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has received US President Donald Trump's message to Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), a well-informed diplomatic source said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 17:19:37

Indian navy ships to participate in multinational navy event for Chinese navy anniversary

India's indigenous stealth destroyer INS Kolkata and fleet tanker INS Shakti will participate in the international fleet review in Qingdao, China, as part of the celebrations of the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, official sources in the Indian Navy said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 17:02:59

Xi to address 2nd BRI forum in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote address at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, which will be held from April 25 to 27 in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2019/4/19 16:03:40

First foreign vessel arrives to join multinational navy event for Chinese navy anniversary

A frigate of Singaporean navy arrived at Dagang port in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Friday morning to attend the multinational navy event to mark the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 16:02:08

Trump to be 1st foreign leader to meet Japan's new emperor

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will travel to Japan at the end of May as the country's first state guests to meet the newly enthroned emperor, the White House said late Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 14:23:19

US says tested DPRK weapon system not ballistic missile

US Department of Defense said on Thursday that the weapon system tested by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday was not a ballistic missile.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/4/19 13:47:04