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Three dead, 50 missing in China landslides
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Landslides triggered by torrential rains left three people dead and at least 50 missing in southwest China's Yunnan province, authorities said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 11:16:28 AM

Vietnam shuts down dog meat shops
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) Vietnam has closed about 60 dog meat restaurants and slaughterhouses after cholera bacteria was found in some of the animals.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 10:17:47 AM

Toxic copper waste contaminates Chinese river
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Toxic waste from a copper mine in China has contaminated a river, causing the death of millions of fish, authorities said Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:08:57 PM

Roundtable of Malaysian Indian parties mooted
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Responding to the unity call of Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, a Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader has mooted a roundtable conference of Indian political parties and groups.

Monday, July 12, 2010 12:55:26 PM

Ethnic Indians seek monarch's help in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, July 12 (IANS) Alleging discrimination, a group of 20 ethnic Indians in Malaysia have approached the country's royal constitutional head for more scholarships and loans to help deserving students pursue higher studies.

Monday, July 12, 2010 12:34:23 PM

Life returns to normal for Singapore's parakeet Mani
Singapore, July 12 (DPA) Star treatment has ended for Singapore tipster Mani the parakeet with the final whistle blown at the World Cup and the parrot out-forecast by never-failing Paul, Germany's psychic octopus, a newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, July 12, 2010 11:57:21 AM

One in four Chinese men impotent: Study
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Over 26 percent Chinese men face the problem of erectile dysfunction, a study has said.

Monday, July 12, 2010 10:36:43 AM

Mysterious Taiwanese offers free meal at restaurant
Taipei, July 11 (DPA) Thousands of Taiwanese queued up outside a restaurant Sunday for a free meal paid for by a mysterious man who wanted to feed 1,000 people without saying why.

Sunday, July 11, 2010 8:43:50 PM

Japan's ruling coalition to fall short of majority
Tokyo, July 11 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and its coalition partner would fail to win in Sunday's upper house elections the 56 seats it requires to control the chamber, news reports said.

Sunday, July 11, 2010 7:48:43 PM

Stop bickering, Malaysian PM tells ethnic Indian politicians
Kuala Lumpur, July 11 (IANS) 'Stop the internal bickering and change with the times,' Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak Sunday told the leadership of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) - the largest party of ethnic Indians in the country.

Sunday, July 11, 2010 1:49:19 PM

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