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ASEAN summit cancelled after protests in Thailand
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Saturday suffered the major embarrassment of having to postpone a summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) with its dialogue partners, after it was sabotaged by anti-government protests.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 3:13:39 PM

'Cross-border crime up after Bangladesh Rifles mutiny'
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Cross-border movement of criminals, and trafficking of illicit goods including small arms 'increased alarmingly' in the days following February's mutiny by troopers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR), according to an internal security report.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 1:51:32 PM

ASEAN summit cancelled after protests in Thailand
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (DPA) Thai officials cancelled a summit of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Saturday after anti-government protesters broke into the summit venue at Pattaya, a resort town 100 km south of Bangkok.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 1:15:54 PM

ASEAN summit cancelled
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (DPA) Thai officials decided to cancel a summit of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Saturday after anti-government protesters broke into the summit venue at Pattaya, a resort town 100 km south of Bangkok.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 12:26:54 PM

ASEAN-China meeting postponed amid protests
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (Xinhua) A meeting between China and the Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit was postponed as anti-government and pro-government protesters clashed at the summit venue here, acting government spokesman Panithan Watanayagorn said.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 11:40:51 AM

Bali's 'Indian connection' is striking (Feature)
Denpasar (Bali), April 11 (IANS) In all probability, the driver of the cab that you hire from the airport to the town will be a Sanjay or a Ram. As you hit the road, you will cross several yoga centres, ayurvedic spas, restaurants serving pure vegetarian Indian food and even a mall named Ramayana.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 8:54:07 AM

Protests disrupt ASEAN summit in Thailand
Pattaya (Thailand), April 11 (DPA) Clashes between anti-government and pro-government supporters Saturday delayed meetings at a summit of the southeast Asian leaders at the Thai seaside resort of Pattaya.

Saturday, April 11, 2009 8:48:24 AM

Japanese government approves $154 bn stimulus plan
Tokyo, April 10 (DPA) The Japanese government and the ruling coalition parties finalised an additional stimulus plan Friday to pull the nation's economy out of the worst recession of the postwar era.

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:32:33 PM

Thai government rules out negotiations with ex-premier
Pattaya (Thailand), April 10 (DPA) There will be no reconciliation talks with fugitive former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra after a sharp escalation of anti-government protests in Bangkok and the nearby resort city of Pattaya aimed at disrupting a regional summit, Thai Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said Friday.

Friday, April 10, 2009 3:44:52 PM

Japan imposes new sanctions against North Korea
Tokyo, April 10 (DPA) Japan Friday imposed stronger restrictions on money transfers to North Korea and extended existing sanctions against its totalitarian neighbour after Pyongyang's weekend rocket launch.

Friday, April 10, 2009 11:53:15 AM

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