Shenyang, Jan 24 (Xinhua) Geologists have discovered an iron ore deposit of at least one billion tonnes in northeast China's Liaoning province after more than two years of exploration, local authorities said Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 4:52:44 PM
Beijing, Jan 24 (DPA) China's economy grew by 11.4 percent in 2007, the highest since 1994, amid spiralling inflation and apparent difficulties in controlling investment, the government said Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:51:32 PM
Kabul, Jan 24 (Xinhua) The US-led Coalition forces killed some eight policemen accidentally during an early Thursday operation in the central Afghan province of Ghazni, a local official said.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 3:04:29 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Sri Bala Subramaniar Swamy Temple in Port Klang, Malaysia, saw the largest-ever gathering in its 160-year history as more than 100,000 Tamil devotees converged there to observe the Thaipusam festival Wednesday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 1:11:51 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (IANS) Indians should stay united and work to improve their lot through education to 'get on par' with other races in Malaysia, a senior leader of the community has said.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:27:53 AM
Yangon, Jan 24 (Xinhua) Myanmar Airways International (MAI) will extend its flight services to India later this year as part of its plan to stretch its wings to more international destinations, the local Yangon Times reported Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:18:12 AM
Tokyo, Jan 24 (DPA) Tired of smelly public toilets? Check out a prototype Japanese bio-toilet that emits no foul smell and helps the environment at the same time.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:17:04 AM
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) In a country of state-sponsored atheists, China still boasts of one god: Mao Zedong.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 10:29:48 AM
Singapore, Jan 24 (DPA) A cook was fined 4,000 Singapore dollars ($2,800) for feeding monkeys in a nature reserve, the steepest fine ever handed out for the offence in the city-state, news reports said Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 10:21:40 AM
Singapore, Jan 24 (DPA) Drinking black tea regularly could help prevent the onset of Parkinson's disease, a study said Thursday.
Thursday, January 24, 2008 10:03:44 AM
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