Tokyo, Nov 5 (DPA) The Tokyo market ended Wednesday's trading higher as the news of Barack Obama's victory in the US presidential election boosted investor sentiment.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:55:54 PM
Thimphu, Nov 5 (IANS) The sound of the gong accompanied by lamas chanting religious hymns would reverberate in Bhutan's capital Thimphu Thursday when 29-year-old Oxford educated Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck would be formally crowned the fifth king of the Himalayan kingdom.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:47:21 PM
Singapore, Nov 5 (IANS) India will once again host three Asian Tour events in golf, as the Tour is poised to offer a record number of events with over $42 million in total prize money in 2009.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 11:35:41 AM
Hong Kong, Nov 5 (DPA) Checks were being carried out on lifts in apartment blocks across Hong Kong Wednesday after a lift plunged 14 floors, seconds after the only person inside stepped out.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 8:30:02 AM
Beijing, Nov 5 (Xinhua) China's share prices opened 0.56 percent higher Wednesday, echoing the largest overnight Wall Street rally on a US presidential election day since 1984.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 8:02:30 AM
Taipei, Nov 4 (Xinhua) China and Taiwan Tuesday signed four agreements to boost direct trade and travel across the Taiwan Strait.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008 6:02:05 PM
Beijing, Nov 4 (Xinhua) The declining performance of China's manufacturing sector has raised worries of further economic slowdow.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008 5:47:05 PM
Manila, Nov 4 (Xinhua) Thirty-nine people, including three infants, drowned and four went missing when a passenger boat capsized in the central Philippines Tuesday, the police said.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008 5:44:37 PM
Manila, Nov 4 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday Sweden has agreed to contribute $4.7 million to a financing facility that aims to promote clean energy in the region.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008 4:36:16 PM
Beijing, Nov 4 (Xinhua) China will draft its first national action plan to protect human rights in the country, the government said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 04, 2008 3:07:22 PM
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