Beijing, Dec 23 (Xinhua) China's total volume of foreign trade is expected to reach $2.6 trillion in 2008, up from $2.17 trillion last year, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 1:32:52 PM
Manila, Dec 23 (DPA) Unidentified gunmen fired at a United Nations truck carrying rice to evacuees in southern Philippines, killing one Filipino worker, a UN representative said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 12:04:48 PM
Hong Kong, Dec 23 (DPA) Hong Kong's struggling Disneyland theme park, the smallest Disney park in the world, is to grow by more than one third in a $500 million expansion, a news report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 11:37:07 AM
Hong Kong, Dec 23 (DPA) Five hundred employees at Asia's biggest casino resort, the Venetian Macao, have been laid off as the global slump hits betting revenues, a news report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 11:26:16 AM
Beijing, Dec 23 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale struck southwest Taiwan Tuesday morning, the earthquake network centre of China said.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 8:24:27 AM
Bangkok, Dec 22 (Xinhua) Thailand's new Cabinet led by Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva was Monday sworn in by King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the resort town of Hua Hin, some 200 km from here.
Monday, December 22, 2008 6:09:54 PM
Bangkok, Dec 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh grabbed the two most prestigious awards of the season at the Asian Tour's Awards Gala 2008 to complete an incredible season.
Monday, December 22, 2008 5:20:44 PM
Hong Kong, Dec 22 (DPA) Hong Kong shares fell back through the 15,000-point barrier Monday, shedding more than three percent in their second straight day of losses.
Monday, December 22, 2008 4:49:56 PM
Seoul, Dec 22 (DPA) Nineteen North Korean defectors, who were arrested Dec 2 in Myanmar, are going to be tried this week for illegal entry, a local newspaper reported Monday.
Monday, December 22, 2008 1:39:32 PM
Bogota, Dec 22 (DPA) Colombia's leftist FARC rebels have said that they would unilaterally release six hostages next month, Anncol news agency reported.
Monday, December 22, 2008 12:59:20 PM
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