Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A year after more than 87,000 people were killed or went missing in an earthquake that ravaged China's Sichuan province, Beijing Monday unveiled a white paper highlighting the disaster relief efforts it has undertaken, as well as the way it plans to manage future disasters.
Monday, May 11, 2009 1:10:53 PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) A Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader, who was released after 18 months in a Malaysian jail, has denied the government's charge of having terror links, saying 'ours is a people's struggle, we are not terrorists'.
Monday, May 11, 2009 10:30:37 AM
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A Chinese man who recently returned from the US has tested positive for influenza A(H1N1), the health ministry said Monday.
Monday, May 11, 2009 10:29:06 AM
Kuantan (Malaysia), May 10 (IANS) Defending champions India were surprised with a 2-3 defeat against arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening league match of the 8th Asia Cup hockey here Sunday.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 6:34:17 PM
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Pop diva Britney Spears has demanded a long list of hotel room facilities for her visit to England in June.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:32:40 PM
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey and Welsh singer Tom Jones will earn $1 million each for performing for an hour at the opening of a new luxury resort.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:28:23 PM
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Jack Black has revealed that he eats two breakfasts to temporarily satisfy his almost insatiable appetite.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:22:45 PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 10 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the party that traditionally speaks for the country's ethnic Indian community, has invited leaders of the banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) for unity talks.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 3:27:29 PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 10 (IANS) Malaysia has set up four health posts in Vavuniya in northern Sri Lanka for the Tamil civilians who have fled the fierce fighting between the troops and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
Sunday, May 10, 2009 2:22:40 PM
Manila, May 10 (DPA) The death toll in a typhoon that pummelled northern Philippines has reached 36, with 12 still missing, the government said Sunday.
Sunday, May 10, 2009 10:52:58 AM
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