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China Fashion Week kicks off
Beijing, March 25 (Xinhua) Young designers from 18 countries are participating at the China Fashion Week that was kicked off in Beijing with simplicity as its theme.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 1:20:04 PM

Philippine fashion designer under fire for `creative outburst'
Manila, March 25 (DPA) A Filipino fashion designer was under fire Wednesday for berating and insulting employees of a duty-free shop in a 'creative outburst' caught on video.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:27:44 PM

Exports from Japan fall almost 50 percent
Tokyo, March 25 (DPA) Japan's exports dropped by 49.4 percent in February, the biggest plunge on record, as global demand for cars and electronics declined, the Ministry of Finance said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:55:11 AM

Nine killed in roadside blast in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 25 (DPA) Nine civilians were killed and seven others wounded Wednesday when their vehicle was blown up by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan, a senior police official said.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 11:50:55 AM

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

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