Taipei, Sep 14 (DPA) Taiwan will tighten safety controls on Chinese dairy products following a contaminated milk powder health scare, a government official said Sunday.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 11:36:22 PM
Kabul, Sep 14 (DPA) At least six children were killed in a roadside blast, while a suicide attack killed two UN officials in southern Afghanistan Sunday, officials said.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 9:33:56 PM
Shenyang (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) One person was killed and two people were reported missing in a powerful explosion at a petrochemical plant in northeast China's Liaoning province early Sunday morning.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 2:15:24 PM
Fuzhou (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) Fujian and Zhejiang provinces in east China have evacuated some 200,000 people from low-lying coastal regions as typhoon Sinlaku looked likely to move towards the two provinces after it pounded Taiwan early Sunday morning.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 1:51:54 PM
Manila, Sep 14 (Xinhua) An explosion, suspected to have been engineered by Islamist radicals, rocked a public market in a southern Philippine town Sunday but there was no immediate report of casualty, local media said.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 12:48:30 PM
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Bangladesh hopes to attract Chinese investment in its infrastructure and manufacturing sectors and consolidate its defence ties during the visit of Chief Advisor Fakhruddin Ahmed to China that begins Monday.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 12:21:28 PM
Singapore, Sep 14 (DPA) Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew delivered a speech from his hospital room calling for more compassion from Asia's wealthy toward the poor, media reported Sunday.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 12:21:03 PM
Xiangfen (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) The toll in last Monday's mud-rock flow in north China's Shanxi province has risen to 254, authorities have said.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 12:20:36 PM
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) The banned Islamist outfit Harkatul Jihad al Islami (Huji) has started mobilising cadres across Bangladesh to take part in general elections in December under a new name, a report said Sunday.
Sunday, September 14, 2008 11:27:50 AM
Dhaka, Sep 14 (IANS) Consolidating their hold over their parties ahead of the general elections, former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia has been made president for life of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) while her rival Sheikh Hasina eased out an erring general secretary of her Awami League (AL).
Sunday, September 14, 2008 11:05:22 AM
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