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Delay levy on firms for employing foreign workers: Malaysian minister
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) As global recession-hit Malaysia tightens rules so that jobs are created for locals and entry of foreign workers is curbed, the Human Resource Minister Wednesday said he would urge a delay in doubling the levy on employers who hire foreign workers.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:16:18 AM

Malaysia's Hindraf activists face trial
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) Fifty one sympathisers of banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), including lawmaker N. Gobalakrishnan, will be tried next month in a Malaysian court as 14 pleaded guilty for damaging public property and participating in an illegal gathering in 2007.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:06:36 AM

Don't blame us, Malaysian police tell people of Indian origin
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) Malaysia's police chief has urged the Indian community to look within for the rising crime graph, saying the police force should not be blamed for this situation.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:48:01 AM

Somdev, Prakash crash out of Korat challenger singles
Korat (Thailand), March 24 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman and Prakash Amritraj bowed out of the first round of the $50,000 ATP challenger here Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 6:06:37 PM

Create super-sovereign reserve currency: Chinese bank official
Beijing, March 24 (Xinhua) Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of China's central bank, has proposed to create a super-sovereign reserve currency as part of reform in the international monetary system.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 11:36:40 AM

Malaysian army wives urged to join slimming programme
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (DPA) The wives of Malaysian Armed Forces' officers were urged to join a slimming programme to draw the attention of their husbands, a news report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:58:35 AM

SAARC summit: Toss-up between Nepal, Bhutan as host likely
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) There is likely to be a toss-up between Nepal and Bhutan if the Maldives finally declines to host the 16th summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:43:01 AM

New Delhi asks Dhaka to allow river transit to Tripura
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) New Delhi has asked Dhaka to allow transportation of heavy machinery and other equipment through the latter's Ashuganj river port to construct a power plant in India's northeastern state of Tripura.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:11:37 AM

24 killed in Afghanistan violence
Kabul, March 23 (DPA) Eight policemen and 16 Taliban insurgents were killed in fighting in Afghanistan Monday, officials said.

Monday, March 23, 2009 7:42:43 PM

China backs possible IMF bond issue
Beijing, March 23 (DPA) Chinese officials Monday said they were willing to back any issue of bonds by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and urged the 'G20' group of major economies to give a greater say to developing nations.

Monday, March 23, 2009 6:18:50 PM

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