Two bodies retrieved from South Korea helicopter crash

Asia Pacific Nov 3, 2019

Two bodies retrieved from South Korea helicopter crash

South Korean rescuers retrieved two bodies believed to be among the seven that went missing after their chopper crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from islets disputed with Japan, officials said Sunday. The helicopter had just picked up an injured fisherman from Dokdo, ...

China's aircraft carrier 'factory' revealed in satellite images

Asia Pacific Oct 17, 2019

China's aircraft carrier 'factory' revealed in satellite images

High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China's first full-size aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work that analysts say suggests the ship will be the first of several large vessels produced at the site. The images of the Jiangnan shipyard outside ...

Japan to conduct trial tour to Russian-held isles from Wednesday

National Oct 8, 2019

Japan to conduct trial tour to Russian-held isles from Wednesday

A trial sightseeing tour to two of four Russian-held islands off Hokkaido at the center of a decadeslong territorial row between Tokyo and Moscow will take place between Wednesday and Oct. 16, the Japanese government has said. Around 50 Japanese nationals will participate in the ...