Dhaka, May 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia has strongly opposed the setting up of a South Asian task force to combat terrorism, alleging that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was using it as a guise to bring foreign troops into the country.
Sunday, May 03, 2009 10:56:07 AM
Manila, May 3 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed in landslides and floods triggered by a storm battering the eastern Philippines, the Office of Civil Defence (OCD) said Sunday.
Sunday, May 03, 2009 10:55:51 AM
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (DPA) Malaysian authorities rescued a Sri Lankan teenager who had been held captive for eight months and arrested two suspects, a news report said Sunday.
Sunday, May 03, 2009 10:05:07 AM
Seoul, May 2 (DPA) South Korea Saturday reported East Asia's second human case of swine flu as other countries in the region sought to minimise the risks of infections by cancelling flights and imposing visa requirements on Mexico, the worst-hit country in the outbreak.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 4:51:47 PM
Shanghai, May 2 (Xinhua) China Saturday suspended all flights from Mexico where over 300 confirmed cases of swine flu have been reported.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 2:46:14 PM
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 2 (IANS) V. Sivakumar, ethnic Indian speaker of Malaysia's Perak state assembly, has said that he is yet to decide whether to accept or reject a motion to replace him with another Indian origin politician.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 1:54:02 PM
Bali, May 2 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to set up a $3-billion fund to help developing member countries cope with the global economic crisis, its president, Haruhiko Kuroda, said Saturday.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 1:53:46 PM
Seoul, May 2 (DPA) South Korea Saturday reported its first human case of swine flu, a nun who had recently travelled to Mexico - taking to four swine-flu infection in Asia after one was confirmed in Hong Kong and two in Israel.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 1:00:11 PM
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) Malaysia has deferred a controversial move to double the levy on hiring foreign workers, including many from India, that was aimed at discouraging employers from recruiting outsiders, a minister announced following a cabinet decision.
Saturday, May 02, 2009 10:54:15 AM
Hong Kong, May 1 (DPA) Asia got its first case of swine flu in Hong Kong, an official announced Friday.
Friday, May 01, 2009 11:18:28 PM
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