Pyongyang's top leader vowed to take substantial and high-profile state measures in response to new UN sanctions, its state media said on Sunday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke highly of a recent visit to China by the leader of his party's coalition partner New Komeito.
China again carried out a land-based mid-course missile interception test within its territory Sunday.
Japan launched Sunday an intelligence-gathering satellite from a rocket launch site in the southern Japanese prefecture of Kagoshima, local press reported.
The transfer of Zhang Genhu, director of the Work Safety Administration of disaster-prone Shanxi province in North China, to head the local literary federation has stirred controversy.
A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has taken advice from academics on how to follow popular opinion.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. are set to launch an information-gathering radar satellite and an optical satellite using an H-2A rocket Sunday.
Political advisors in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on Sunday called for more male teachers to be recruited to elementary schools.
The paramount leader of the DPRK on Sunday pledged to resort to "powerful physical countermeasures" in safeguarding his country's dignity and sovereign rights.
Discussion of China's policy agenda under new leadership is heating up, with government officials and economists at the World Economic Forum saying that China should continue to push structural reforms.
Migrant grandparents who leave their homes to live in the cities and take care of their children's children are a growing demographic.
A weak base for economic recovery, inflation and fluctuations in the world's economy are the major challenges for China's economy in the new year. 8.4% economic growth predicted