HANOI, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- China has proposed building an economic corridor with Myanmar to further enhance the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

SEJONG (South Korea), Nov 20 (Bernama) -- South Korea will disinfect all poultry farms and vehicles across the country following its first avian influenza (AI) outbreak this winter, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the government as saying on Monday.

LONDON, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- A set of postage stamps to commemorate the 70th wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will go on sale across Britain on Monday, Royal Mail has announced, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

SEOUL, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- South Korea's top diplomat will hold a meeting with her Chinese counterpart this week to make preparations for an upcoming summit between their countries' leaders and discuss other issues of mutual concern, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported her office as saying on Monday.

SEOUL, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- The United States trade commission is expected to announce a detailed proposal to impose trade barriers against South Korean washing machines later this week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported government officials as saying on Monday.

TOKYO, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Toshiba Corp said Sunday it will issue more than two billion new shares for third-party allotment on Dec 5 to raise 600 billion Japanese yen (US$1 = 112.11 yen) in fresh capital, an effort to keep its shares listed, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- An earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale jolted northeast of Tadine, New Caledonia, China's Xinhua news agency reported according to the US Geological Survey (USGS) on Sunday.