Singapore, April 10 (DPA) A teenager who had sex with a 10-year-old girl was placed on 18 months of probation after a guilty plea, a newspaper reported Friday.
Friday, April 10, 2009 11:24:46 AM
Kuala Lumpur, April 10 (IANS) A former Malaysian Indian minister, who has returned after a two-month stay in India's Chennai city, has been asked to explain the charge that he was offered a bribe to quit his party that is in the opposition.
Friday, April 10, 2009 11:16:54 AM
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) A Bangladeshi consultancy firm will seek assistance from China, Pakistan and Australia to design a barrage over the Ganga river that holds the key to economic prosperity of its vast south-western region.
Friday, April 10, 2009 9:40:15 AM
Taipei, April 9 (DPA) A jilted Taiwan woman who wanted to commit suicide by setting herself on fire in front of the Taipei World Trade Centre early Thursday was frustrated to find that she had forgotten to bring a lighter or a match, a local TV station reported.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 3:59:24 PM
Kuala Lumpur, April 9 (DPA) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Thursday announced a new cabinet line-up of 28 ministers and 40 deputy ministers who he said represented the government's focus on reforms and change.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 3:43:18 PM
Singapore, April 9 (DPA) Singapore authorities have busted an illegal labour supply syndicate which used to recruit workers from India, Bangladesh and China, a news report said Thursday.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 1:46:48 PM
Bangkok, April 9 (DPA) Anti-government demonstrators in Bangkok threatened Thursday to descend on this weekend's summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) unless the Thai administration resigns.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 1:09:50 PM
Kabul, April 9 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up in Helmand province Thursday morning, killing five policemen and wounding four people, the police said.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 11:23:40 AM
Seoul, April 9 (DPA) North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament Thursday re-elected the country's leader, Kim Jong Il, to the government's highest post.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 10:14:19 AM
Jakarta, April 9 (Xinhua) Indonesians began voting Thursday morning in parliamentary elections, the third since the fall of the Suharto dictatorship in 1998.
Thursday, April 09, 2009 7:16:10 AM
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