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3 injured in stabbing incident on Japan's Shinkansen bullet train

At least three people were injured in a stabbing incident on a Shinkansen bullet train in Japan Saturday night, local media reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/10 6:18:11

Indian PM leaves for China to attend SCO Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for China on Saturday morning to attend the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit that begins Qingdao Saturday, confirmed the country's Ministry of External Affairs in a tweet.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/9 13:55:48

Huge potential exists for SCO tourism cooperation

Huge potential exists for the tourism cooperation among member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Chinese official said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/9 9:43:47

Death toll of Guatemala's volcano eruption rises to 109

The death toll from the eruption of a highly active volcano near Guatemala's capital rose to 109, said the country's disaster and forensic agency Inacif earlier on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 19:24:16

Malaysian PM Mahathir introduces no-gift policy for ministers

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad introduced Friday a no-gift policy for ministers in the cabinet, as he vowed to fulfill his campaign promises and build a clean government.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 14:34:51

S.Korea's economy keeps recovery track on industrial production: gov't report

South Korea's economy kept a recovering track on a brisk industrial production that offset faltering investment, consumption and job creation, a government report said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 14:05:47

Trump, Abe strike positive tone towards meeting with DPRK's Kim

US President Donald Trump and visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday expressed a positive attitude towards Trump's upcoming meeting with Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), in Singapore.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 13:34:52

Trump to travel to Singapore directly from Canada for meeting with Kim: White House

The White House said on Thursday that President Donald Trump will travel directly to Singapore from Canada to attend the meeting with Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 12:20:34

Australian invention able to help crack down on illegal drug trade

Australian scientists have helped develop a system that can detect chemicals in minuscule quantities and potentially help law authorities curtail illegal drug trade.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 12:03:26

UN General Assembly to elect 5 new Security Council members

The UN General Assembly will hold elections for five new members of the Security Council on Friday, with contention between Indonesia and the Maldives for one seat for the Asia-Pacific group.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 10:06:23

Pompeo says to travel to S. Korea, China after Trump-Kim meeting

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that after the June 12 meeting in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and the DPRK's top leader Kim Jong Un, he will travel to South Korea and China to update those countries on the summit.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 9:23:08

DPRK, Singaporean FMs discuss preparations for upcoming DPRK-US summit

The foreign ministers of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Singapore Thursday discussed the preparations for the upcoming DPRK-US summit, said the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/8 9:19:47

Singaporean official arrives in DPRK ahead of Kim-Trump summit

Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan arrived here Thursday, according to Korean Central News Agency.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 22:27:04

S.Korea's advance team to visit Kaesong for joint liaison office with DPRK

South Korea's advance team will visit Kaesong, a border town of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), to establish a joint liaison office with the DPRK, which was agreed upon during the high-level inter-Korean talks earlier this month, Seoul's unification ministry said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 19:02:44

Australian scientists say new "micro-sensor" could revolutionize health care

Scientists from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra have designed microscopic optical sensors that could enable real-time health monitoring.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 14:10:16

Dennis Rodman may be in Singapore when Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un

Former NBA star Dennis "the Worm" Rodman will be in Singapore when the summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), takes place on June 12, the New York Post said on Tuesday.
Source: CGTN | 2018/6/7 11:30:36

Fugitive key suspect behind drug haul in Malaysia arrested in Myanmar

The Myanmar police have arrested a key suspect behind an illegal drug haul seized by Malaysian authorities last month, Myanmar News Agency reported Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 11:28:06

SCO plays vital role in safeguarding peace, security of region: Pakistani president

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain said his country sees the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as an important framework for regional cooperation and it has played a vital role in safeguarding peace and security in the region.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/6/7 10:35:45