Ghung Mong-koo,head of Kia Motors, Kia Motors, has vowed to expand investment in eco-friendly vehicles in an efforts to boost technology and global competition.March 22, 2013, 2:32 pm
By Rob Taylor
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard faced a string of ministerial resignations on Friday in the wake of a botched leadership coup against her, fo...
After being launched 35 years ago Voyager 1 is on a lonely journey away from the sun as it becomes the first man-made object to go beyond the solar system.March 22, 2013, 2:24 pm
AUCKLAND (AFP) - A maiden century from opening batsman Peter Fulton put New Zealand on track for a big first innings total on day one of the third and deciding Test against England at Eden Park on Friday.March 22, 2013, 2:21 pm
By Jane Wardell
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Apple Inc blamed "old-fashioned" record companies, film studios and TV networks for the inflated prices Australians pay compared with U.S. consumers f...
MEIKHTILA, Myanmar (Reuters) - Myanmar declared martial law in four central townships on Friday after unrest between Buddhists and Muslims stoked fears that last year's sectarian bloodshed was spreadi...March 22, 2013, 1:59 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - In a fresh blow to South Korea's new president, Park Geun-Hye, her nominee for defence minister stepped down on Friday at a time of elevated military tensions with North Korea.March 22, 2013, 12:59 pm
WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealander George Lowe, the last surviving climber from the expedition led by Sir Edmund Hillary that conquered Everest in 1953, has died aged 89.March 22, 2013, 12:40 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea posted a new propaganda video Friday, showing paratroopers descending on Seoul in an invasion scenario that envisages taking around 150,000 US residents in South Korea hostage.March 22, 2013, 12:15 pm
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan will send Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso to China next month in what would be the first high-level meeting of the Asian powers' new governments amid diplomatic tensions, a report said on Friday.March 22, 2013, 12:04 pm
A suicide bomber has killed 42 people at a Damascus mosque, including a top Sunni preacher who is an outspoken supporter of President Bashar Assad.March 22, 2013, 11:47 am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China levied final anti-dumping duties on the chemical resorcinol imported from the United States and Japan, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday, marking the latest in a series...March 22, 2013, 10:55 am
By Terril Yue Jones
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States is optimistic China will take strong action against North Korea by increasing scrutiny of financial transactions with Pyongyang...
By Norihiko Shirouzu
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Swedish auto maker Volvo has uncovered widespread cheating by its car dealers in China, where retailers inflated sales to win cash rebates from...
BEIJING (AFP) - China boss Jose Antonio Camacho will hope a sprinkling of stardust from the visiting David Beckham will rub off on his team as he fights for his job in Friday's crunch Asian Cup qualifier with Iraq.March 22, 2013, 9:55 am
ROME (AFP) - Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.March 22, 2013, 9:04 am
An American soldier shot by a sniper in Iraq nine years ago is accusing former president George W Bush and Dick Cheney of "egregious war crimes, plunder and murder" in his dying days.March 22, 2013, 8:50 am
HONG KONG (AFP) - World Series leaders New Zealand are favourites to win the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend but in a season which has proved unpredictable there's plenty of room for an upset.March 22, 2013, 8:44 am
A Canadian blizzard has caused a chain of highway crashes involving a bus, semi-trailer trucks and cars and sending about 100 people to hospital.March 22, 2013, 8:35 am
A woman who was stabbed 100 times and almost decapitated has been given a new face by surgeons.March 22, 2013, 8:28 am
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