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Chinese jailed for swindling girlfriend
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A Chinese man has been sentenced to four years in prison for duping his girlfriend of about 200,000 yuan (about $32,000) to avenge her alleged betrayal.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 1:19:43 PM

China wants to boost badminton abroad
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Badminton giant China is ready to spread its expertise abroad for the game's betterment, China Daily reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:54:33 PM

Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:42:43 PM

Nepal to sign investment pact with China
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Nepal will soon sign a bilateral investment promotion and protection agreement with China, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:39:44 PM

Chinese hotel fined after food poisoning
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in China's Hainan province was fined about $97,200 after 141 people was sickened by food poisoning, Global Times said Sunday.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:38:23 PM

China's slowdown hurts corporate profits
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China's economic slowdown has impacted corporate profits as profit growth in the country's listed companies largely contracted in the first half of the year, China Daily reported Sunday.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 12:36:34 PM

Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra airbase have been identified as Pakistani nationals, Geo News reported.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 11:03:23 AM

Iran vows to react swiftly to any Israeli attack
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iran's reaction to any threat and aggression of Israel against its territory will be very swift and crushing, according to IRNA news agency.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 10:04:13 AM

Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 8:39:54 AM

China mulls centre for Arctic studies
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China plans to open a research institute in Shanghai for Arctic studies.

Sunday, August 19, 2012 7:19:14 AM

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