Korea aims to boost its use of electric vehicles to 200,000 units by 2020 as part of its bid to promote next-generation cars that are more affordable, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday warned North Korea it would face retaliation for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures over an irreverent film comedy that infuriated Pyongyang., 1 Comment
Australian police said Saturday they had arrested the mother of all but one of eight children reportedly stabbed to death in the northern city of Cairns, as vigils were held to mourn the tragedy.
Scientists in Japan have developed a sticky sheet of tiny sensors that can be put directly on moving joints, beating hearts or other living tissues.
South Korea and Japan on Saturday vowed to work closely with the U.S. to combat cyber crime, after Seoul blamed North Korea for a crippling cyber attack on Sony Pictures.
Philippine authorities have given privileged inmates in the country's main prison until Christmas Eve to turn over their hidden guns, drugs and other contraband or the notorious facility will face a major shakedown.
An Indian diplomat at the center of a bitter row with the United States has been stripped of her duties over unauthorized statements to media, a government source and reports said Saturday.
Japan's second-largest oil distributor Idemitsu Kosan is planning to acquire its smaller rival Showa Shell Sekiyu in a deal worth an estimated US$4.18 billion, a report said Saturday.
Eight hill tribe “Montagnards” have emerged from hiding in a remote Cambodian border area where they crossed from Vietnam to flee persecution, the United Nations Refugee Agency said Saturday.
Eight dead children and a woman suffering from stab wounds were found inside a home in a northern Australian city on Friday, police said.
A U.S. marine asked a judge in the Philippines Friday to suspend his murder trial as he appeared in court for the first time since his detention over the killing of a transgender woman.
The U.N. General Assembly condemned North Korea's rights record Thursday and called for Pyongyang to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face charges of crimes against humanity.
A researcher embroiled in a fabrication scandal that has rocked Japan's scientific establishment said Friday she would resign after failing to reproduce results of what was once billed as a ground-breaking study on stem cells.
Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.