Drills 'not worth response'

2010-12-21 10:42:26

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said that it "was not worth reacting" to "military provocation" by the Republic of Korea (ROK), in a statement from its army command referring to the hour-long live-fire artillery drills conducted by the ROK on Yeonpyeong Island on Monday.

Swan's flap shows power of love

2010-12-21 10:42:26

Anyone who thought that love and affection are strictly human characteristics has clearly never heard of the swans of Side Park.

A very jolly Santa Claus obsession

2010-12-21 10:42:26

It began with an innocent legacy from an elderly aunt, when she bequeathed Jean-Guy Laquerre an early 20th-century paper-mache Santa Claus figure two decades ago.

Boat sinks after hitting ROK ship

2010-12-20 17:24:07

An investigation is under way as rescue ships have failed to locate a missing Chinese fisherman whose boat collided with a Republic of Korea (ROK) patrol ship, a source from the China Fishery Administration Commanding Center said on Sunday.

Power shortage likely to remain over the winter

2010-12-20 17:24:27

With the extremely cold weather that has swept most parts of China over the past week, soaring demand for heat has led to coal shortages and power cuts in many of the country's provinces.

15 dead, 12 injured in Philippines hotel fire

2010-12-20 17:24:16

A fire tore through a budget hotel, rousing some guests and trapping others in upper floor bathrooms on Sunday in the northern Philippines.

Christmas Eve likely to ignite traffic mayhem

2010-12-20 17:23:58

Friday's rush hour in the capital is likely to begin a lot earlier than usual as people slip out of work because of Christmas Eve and join the regular end-of-the-week exodus.

US presses China over DPRK

2010-12-09 10:34:29

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