Manila, April 8 (DPA) Philippine rescuers Wednesday found the wreckage of a helicopter carrying senior staff of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo that crashed in a northern mountainous village, killing at least three people, officials said.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 2:41:53 PM
Bangkok, April 8 (DPA) More than 50,000 red-shirted anti-government protestors swarmed Bangkok's government quarter Wednesday in a demonstration of support for former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 2:07:46 PM
Manila, April 8 (DPA) The Philippines Wednesday mounted search and rescue operations for a missing air force helicopter carrying senior staff of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo amid reports that the chopper could have crashed and exploded.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 11:39:52 AM
Bangkok, April 8 (DPA) Thai police have arrested three men who they claim were plotting to assassinate an adviser to King Bhumibol Adulyadej at a time of rising political tension in the country, a news report said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 10:23:58 AM
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) Malaysian Indian anaesthesiologist Subrahmanyam Balan is among this year's recipients of the traditional title announced in conjunction with the Sultan of Johor's birthday Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 10:06:08 AM
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has promised a review of the stringent Internal Security Act (ISA) and other preventive laws as part of his government's emphasis on human rights and civil liberties.
Wednesday, April 08, 2009 10:03:27 AM
Bangkok, April 7 (Xinhua) The Thai prime minister's vehicle was trapped among angry protesters Tuesday afternoon in Pattaya before he finally escaped, Thai media reported.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009 5:17:14 PM
Kuala Lumpur, April 7 (DPA) A Malaysian court sentenced two former marines to nine years' imprisonment and whippings for abducting, raping and robbing an Indonesian woman five years ago.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009 4:56:35 PM
Beijing, April 7 (Xinhua) A recovery in China, fuelled largely by the country's huge economic stimulus package, is likely to begin this year, the World Bank (WB) said Tuesday in its mid-year report.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009 4:50:37 PM
Karachi, April 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is awaiting a reply from the Indian Cricket League (ICL) regarding the status of their players who had defected to the rebel Twenty20 league.
Tuesday, April 07, 2009 4:28:48 PM
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