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  World   Asia  14 Jul 2017

World, Asia, 14 Jul 2017

N Korea says to take 'corresponding measures' if UN adopts sanctions

The United States has been trying to get China and Russia to back a new UN Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on North Korea.

14 Jul 2017 6:50 PM

'Get used to it', says China as it flies warplanes over Japanese islands

'The relevant side should not make a fuss about nothing or over-interpret, it will be fine once they get used to it', ministry said.

14 Jul 2017 5:46 PM

Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner

China tightly controls the internet through a censorship system known as the 'Great Firewall' and closely monitors social media networks.

14 Jul 2017 2:20 PM

Indian-origin Malaysian man executed in Singapore for drug trafficking

Srivijayan had his death sentence carried out at Singapore's Changi Prison Complex, said the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB).

14 Jul 2017 1:32 PM

Chinese Foreign Ministry removes questions related to Liu Xiaobo from website

Liu was sentenced to 11 years in jail for his strident opposition to the one party rule of the Communist Party of China. 

14 Jul 2017 12:01 PM


Chinese media calls late Nobel laureate 'political pawn of West'

Liu, a prolific essayist and literary critic, was serving an 11-year sentence for incitement to subversion.

14 Jul 2017 11:05 AM