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Finnair''s April traffic up 10 percent
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Monday reported a 10 percent rise in passenger traffic in April.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 7:28:07 PM

UN relief chief visits Afghanistan
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for a four-day visit to the insurgency-hit country.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 6:35:57 PM

IAEA expert dies in Iran car accident
Tehran, May 8 (IANS) An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert died Tuesday in a car accident in central Iran, reports said.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 6:13:47 PM

Land price growth slows in China
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) Land prices in major Chinese cities continued to rise in the first quarter of 2012 but at a slower pace as the national economy headed for a soft landing and government restrictions hit the property market, the latest official figures show.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 4:45:36 PM

South Korean economic indicators weaken
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korean economy continued to see employment improve, but economic indicators weakened amid slowing consumer price inflation, the finance ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 2:40:15 PM

Chinese firm revives plan for Iceland resort
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) A Chinese real estate company has revived its ambitious plan to open an idyllic ranch in Iceland since Reykjavik has given the company the green light to rent, but not purchase, land there.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 2:29:45 PM

China''s super-rich to get richer
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) The wealth of the country''s high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in 2015 will be more than triple that of 2010, the head of a bank that has launched a service aimed at China''s super-rich has predicted.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 2:29:25 PM

Biodiversity loss can trigger rising allergy levels
Helsinki, May 8 (IANS) Loss of biodiversity could trigger rising allergy levels among millions of urban dwellers worldwide, which includes greater incidence of asthma, allergies and other chronic inflammatory diseases, says a Finnish study.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 2:10:35 PM

15 percent of world trade should be Chinese: Minister
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) As the second-largest economy and with a fifth of the world''s population, China should account for 15 percent of global trade volume, Minister of Commerce Chen Deming said.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 1:59:05 PM

South Korea''s producer prices fall
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea''s producer prices fell for the first time in five months in April due to a decline in farm goods prices, the central bank said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012 1:54:45 PM

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