Japan and China are blaming each other for anti-Japan protests that have been breaking out in cities across China, and both sides are demanding an apology.
Chinese President Hu Jintao has invited Taiwan opposition leader James Soong to visit the mainland.
Some three-thousand delegates from around the world gathered in Bangkok today (Monday) to devise ways to combat drug trafficking, corruption, trans-national crime and terrorism.
A group of elders from Burma's Shan ethnic group has declared a Shan State independent from the military junta.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have reached agreement on several measures aimed at securing peace between the nuclear rivals in a process they describe as "irreversible."
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