Jakarta, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Avian influenza has killed no less than 500,000 chickens in Greater Jakarta in the last six months but not all outbreaks have been reported to the health authority, media reports said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 1:43:05 PM
Manila, Aug 8 (DPA) The rich are growing richer faster than the poor in developing Asia as disparities in standards of living continue to widen in one of the most dynamic regions in the world, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) study said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 11:50:14 AM
Kabul, Aug 8 (Xinhua) US-led troops have killed more than two-dozen Taliban insurgents in a battle in Afghanistan's southern province of Uruzgan, a coalition forces statement said.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:37:42 AM
Singapore, Aug 8 (DPA) A new website has been launched in Singapore to counter the use of the Internet as a recruitment tool for terrorists inspired by radical versions of Islam, organisers said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:34:58 AM
Xi'an (China), Aug 8 (Xinhua) Seventeen people have been killed in floods caused by a rainstorm in northwest China's Shaanxi province, an official with the provincial headquarters of flood control said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:34:32 AM
Seoul, Aug 8 (DPA) The leaders of South and North Korea will hold their second ever summit meeting later this month, South Korea's president's office said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 8:59:26 AM
Singapore, Aug 8 (DPA) All dogs in Singapore will have to be implanted with a microchip enabling them to be traced back to their owners starting next month as part of a crackdown on irresponsible pet ownership.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 7:46:52 AM
Kabul, Aug 7 (Xinhua) Taliban Tuesday expressed readiness to swap all South Korean female hostages with their women supporters held in Afghan and US military detention centres, Taliban spokesman Qari Yusuf said.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007 5:52:48 PM
Singapore, Aug 7 (DPA) Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned Tuesday the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) must integrate in order to survive the new Asian dynamics created by the rise of China and India.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007 5:50:44 PM
Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) believes more than ever that the 2008 Olympic Games offer a great legacy for China to manage and sustain, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 07, 2007 3:50:44 PM
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