Beijing, Jan 27 (Xinhua) An unprecedented cold spell hitting half of China has caused at least a dozen deaths, injured thousands, and stranded travellers in the freezing weather Sunday.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 8:21:20 PM
Beijing, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Following the example of their Indian counterparts, tourism authorities here are also looking for households, which can provide rooms for foreign visitors during the Olympics in August.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 4:31:59 PM
Jakarta, Jan 27 (DPA) Former Indonesian president Suharto, who presided over the modernization of his country for 32 years but whose rule was marred by corruption, nepotism and widespread human-rights abuses, died Sunday in Jakarta following multiple organ failure. He was 86.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 2:27:59 PM
Beijing, Jan 27 (Xinhua) China has adopted a new policy since 2007 to pay subsidies to participants of nuclear tests, according to a senior Chinese minister.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 1:16:23 PM
Urumqi (China), Jan 27 (Xinhua) China will construct two railways linking the western Xinjiang region with the central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, sources with the regional government of Xinjiang said.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:39:45 PM
Jakarta, Jan 27 (Xinhua) Former Indonesian president Suharto, 86, has died in a hospital following organ failure, a senior police official told reporters Sunday at the hospital where he was being treated.
Sunday, January 27, 2008 12:30:37 PM
Kabul, Jan 26 (DPA) International coalition forces Saturday confirmed that a powerful commander of the Islamist extremist group Taliban was killed by unknown gunmen in Pakistan.
Saturday, January 26, 2008 5:05:36 PM
Taipei, Jan 26 (DPA) The world's largest search engine operator, Google, is considering setting up its global data centre in Taiwan, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) said Saturday.
Saturday, January 26, 2008 4:23:02 PM
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) China is becoming a higher education hub for Indian students. More and more young men and women from India are braving the bone-chilling temperatures as well as language and food hassles to study in Chinese universities.
Saturday, January 26, 2008 10:04:08 AM
Islamabad, Jan 25 (DPA) The Pakistan Army's Strategic Missile Group Friday conducted a successful launch of a medium-range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile, marking the conclusion of its annual field training exercises, the military said in a statement.
Friday, January 25, 2008 10:06:50 PM
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