Beijing, Dec 8 (Xinhua) China's economic planners gathered here Monday to work out strategies to address the impact of global slowdown on its economy and maintain a stable growth.
Monday, December 08, 2008 12:52:47 PM
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Walt Disney Company (South East Asia) has raised its stake to more than 50 percent and has become the majority shareholder of UTV Software Communications, a UTV official said.
Monday, December 08, 2008 12:48:32 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) The Malaysian government has no plans to disband Rela, a body of vigilantes that detects illegal migrants, but will continue to improve the organisation, provide training and exposure to its members.
Monday, December 08, 2008 12:33:12 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) Malaysia's Human Resource Minister S. Subramaniam, who is an ethnic Indian, said the government is prepared to arrange the training of ethnic Indian youths to become temple priests needed to conduct various ceremonies.
Monday, December 08, 2008 12:08:58 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) Evangelical Lutheran priests from countries like India and Sweden are to attend the funeral of Bishop Danaraj Paul, an ethnic Indian, who drowned in Guatemala last month.
Monday, December 08, 2008 11:32:12 AM
Beijing, Dec 8 (DPA) Envoys from North Korea and five other nations began a new round of talks Monday here to persuade North Korea to quit its nuclear weapons programme.
Monday, December 08, 2008 11:25:30 AM
Tokyo, Dec 8 (DPA) Japan markets opened stronger Monday, with stocks driven up by hope for the US economy to recover as president-elect Barack Obama Saturday pledged a large-scale spending plan.
Monday, December 08, 2008 10:52:55 AM
Hong Kong, Dec 8 (DPA) Laws curbing night-time illumination in Hong Kong have been demanded by an environmentalist group amid concerns that excessive lighting could cause cancer, a media report said Monday.
Monday, December 08, 2008 10:40:27 AM
Beijing, Dec 8 (Xinhua) North Korea's nuclear disarmament talks scheduled here Monday is to produce a verification protocol, US chief envoy Christopher Hill said.
Monday, December 08, 2008 5:13:23 AM
Kabul, Dec 7 (DPA) Twelve Taliban militants were killed in clashes with police and US forces, while five Afghan soldiers lost their lives in roadside bomb attacks in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday.
Sunday, December 07, 2008 10:18:21 PM
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