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Chinese tourists among biggest Christmas spenders in US
Beijing/New York, Dec 24 (IANS) New York and Hawaii are among the most popular Christmas holiday destinations among Chinese this year as tour operators rush to grab a pie of this lucrative business by doling out special discounts for the visitors who are among the biggest spenders in the US.

Friday, December 24, 2010 1:15:00 PM

Benazir Bhutto murder: Musharraf sent questionnaire
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pervez Musharraf has been sent a questionnaire by the interior ministry regarding the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, when he was the president.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:45:07 PM

166 booked in Pakistan for Rs.30bn tax evasion
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Cases have been filed over the past year against 166 tax defaulters who collectively owe a staggering Rs.30 billion to the Pakistani exchequer, a minister said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:28:28 PM

Musharraf sent questionnaire on Benazir Bhutto murder
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has been sent a questionnaire by the interior ministry regarding the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Friday, December 24, 2010 12:11:24 PM

24 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 24 gunmen and three soldiers were killed Friday morning after Taliban militants attacked checkposts in Pakistan's northwestern region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.

Friday, December 24, 2010 11:44:35 AM

A 71-kg silver ring sets Guinness record
Lahore, Dec 24 (IANS) A massive silver ring, which was crafted by 10 workers over 70 days in this Pakistani city and weighs 71.68 kg, has set a Guinness world record.

Friday, December 24, 2010 11:40:12 AM

30 wineries making adulterated liquor shut in China
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Nearly 30 wineries were shut down Friday morning in a Chinese province after television reports showed the liquor being produced there was adulterated.

Friday, December 24, 2010 10:45:44 AM

Chinese students hospitalised after eating noodles
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Over 20 students in China's Heilongjiang province fell sick after eating noodles in school and had to be rushed to hospital, officials said Friday.

Friday, December 24, 2010 10:28:41 AM

Chinese women prefer men who own house
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Chinese bachelors who can't afford a house are unable to find their soulmates as women increasingly prefer men who own one.

Friday, December 24, 2010 9:46:41 AM

Tokyo stocks fall on stronger yen
Tokyo, Dec 24 (DPA) Japanese shares were down in Friday morning trading as the yen rose against both the dollar and the euro.

Friday, December 24, 2010 9:07:49 AM

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