As he turned 72 Friday, perhaps the Dalai Lama's most immediate goal is to go to China on a 'pilgrimage'. It is a wish he has expressed frequently in recent times and it could well have been one of the important features of the sixth round of talks between Beijing and his two plenipotentiaries.
Friday, July 06, 2007 11:25:29 AM
Singapore, July 6 (DPA) A giant pharmaceutical firm is close to developing the world's first vaccine against dengue fever as Singapore and neighbouring countries battle outbreaks, a news report said Friday.
Friday, July 06, 2007 9:55:25 AM
Beijing, July 6 (Xinhua) Foreigners will find it easier to buy train tickets in the Chinese capital, now that the city's major railway station has begun to provide services in English.
Friday, July 06, 2007 8:15:00 AM
Jakarta, July 6 (DPA) Eight different-sized women with varying postures stand firmly on the wooden floor, admiring their reflections in a wall-sized mirror. Vibrant Middle Eastern music dominated by the sound of a tabla drum sweeps across the room as they began gyrating their bodies in semi-erotic fashion.
Friday, July 06, 2007 7:54:26 AM
Tokyo, July 5 (DPA) Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso said Thursday that he saw difficulties in asking the Chilean government to allow former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori to return to Japan to take part in the campaign for July 29 parliamentary elections, media reports said.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 6:52:08 PM
Kabul, July 5 (DPA) A suicide bomber disguised in police uniform detonated his explosives-filled vest in southern Afghanistan Thursday, killing himself and five policemen, while a NATO soldier was killed and two wounded by a roadside bomb in the eastern region, officials said.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 5:57:42 PM
Beijing, July 5 (DPA) An explosion killed at least 25 people and injured 33 as it destroyed a karaoke bar in northeastern China's Liaoning province, state media and local officials said Thursday.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 5:37:25 PM
Wuhan (China), July 5 (Xinhua) Industry and commerce delegates from 21 African countries have forged cooperation agreements Wednesday with Chinese enterprises in construction, mine development and other sectors during a promotion fair in central China.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 1:40:47 PM
Lanzhou (China), July 5 (Xinhua) Experts from the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan believe the new Silk Road, linking China with Europe, can be extended further eastward to their countries.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 1:38:32 PM
Kathmandu, July 5 (IANS) Two Indian construction companies are in the fray for a project to improve Nepal's lone international airport in Kathmandu.
Thursday, July 05, 2007 12:03:38 PM
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