A South Korean ship and its captain, seized and detained in Iran since January, were released on Friday, South Korea's foreign ministry said.
Malaysia has seized elephant tusks and pangolin scales from Africa worth almost a million dollars, an official said Wednesday, highlighting the country's role as a hub for smuggling rare animal parts.
Myanmar authorities ceremonially burned 25 kinds of seized narcotic drugs in Yangon on Monday to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
Turkish security forces have seized more than a ton of heroin hidden in a Democratic Republic of Congo-flagged cargo ship in a raid in international waters on Wednesday, Reuters reported.
The regional police chief here has agreed to demands to resign by pro-Russian protesters who occupied his headquarters Saturday, hours after a dozen gunmen seized two buildings in another eastern Ukraine town.
The Ukrainian government on Sunday launched an "anti-terrorist" operation in an eastern city where armed pro-Russian men seized police and security services buildings, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said.
The Hong Kong Customs seized 0.8 kilograms of heroin concealed in a metal gear at the Hong Kong International Airport on Thursday, which was the second time that the concealment method has been unveiled in the last two weeks.
China's southwest border province, Yunnan, is still being hit hard by drug trafficking.
The Colombian authorities seized more than 1.2 tons of marijuana Sunday in a rural area of the northern Magdalena department.
The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced in a recent report that global tourism, in terms of tourist arrival numbers, has rebounded to 80 percent
At least 261 people have died and 650 injured in India's worst rail accident in over two decades, officials said on Saturday, after a three-train collision in the easte
U.S. President Joe Biden and top lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to further talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over raising the $31.4 trillion U.S. debt limit, with just th
Over one million Chinese tourists visited Thailand since the start of the year, a Thai government spokesperson said in a statement on Sunday.Flights from China to Thail
Tens of thousands in Belgrade attended an anti-government protest on Saturday over two mass shootings that killed 18 people.On May 3, a teenage boy killed nine pupils a
The White House's newly proposed tax on cryptocurrency mining, which addresses the impact it has on energy and the environment, has sought to regulate the industry. How
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for shouldering the new cultural missions of continuing to promote cultural prosperity and strengthen cultural confidence to bui
Turks will vote on Sunday in one of the most consequential elections in modern Türkiye's 100-year history, with pre-election polls indicating President Recep Tayyip Erd
China's foreign exchange reserves continued to rise in April, official data showed on Sunday, as the dollar fell against other major currencies.China's foreign exchange
Negotiators for Democratic President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy held what both sides called productive talks on Wednesday to try to reach
Opposition parties are leading in Sunday's Thai general election, according to preliminary results released by the electoral body.The two major opposition parties, the
Every weekend, Asia Pacific Daily will provide you with a run-down of the latest hot news.This week, the following hot news you should know:Top 1 | Chinese foreign mini
Uzbekistan plans to lift half of its impoverished population out of poverty by the end of 2026. Uzbek officials were keen to learn from China's experiences in poverty a
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan on Saturday sent a congratulatory message to Britain's King Charles III and Queen Camilla on Charles' coronation.I
China and the Netherlands should be united in opposing decoupling, safeguarding global supply chains and promoting global economic recovery, said Chinese State Councilo
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
Türkiye is heading toward a likely runoff presidential election as neither candidate looks set to surpass the 50-percent threshold of the votes needed to win outright,
India is phasing out its largest bill, the 2000 rupee note ($24). While the bill can still be used, the central bank is asking people to deposit or exchange the note by
President Tayyip Erdogan led in the first round of Türkiye's most pivotal election in decades on Monday, but failed to secure the 50 percent threshold needed to avoid a