Panzhihua (China), Aug 31 (Xinhua) The toll in the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit southwest China's Sichuan province Saturday has risen to 25, officials said Sunday.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 4:05:13 PM
Hohhot (China), Aug 31 (Xinhua) Fifteen people were confirmed dead and six injured in a blast Saturday in a fireworks factory in north China's Mongolia region, authorities said Sunday.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 3:11:53 PM
George Town (Malaysia), Aug 31 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J Abdul Kalam has praised the conservation effort that has gone into preserving the multi-racial 'living culture' of George Town, Malakka and other cities in Malaysia.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 2:21:00 PM
Bangkok, Aug 31 (DPA) Thailand launched a special parliamentary session Sunday to defuse a spiraling political crisis caused by the occupation of Government House - the government's administrative headquarters - by thousands of protesters for the past week.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:50:35 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 (IANS) After seeking to ban Western dance and pop music, Malaysia's northern state of Kedah wants to phase out gaming houses, something the non-Muslims, especially ethnic Chinese, resent.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:28:49 PM
Dhaka, Aug 31 (IANS) Introducing the first such measure aimed at ensuring transparency in politics in Bangladesh, the caretaker government has asked political parties keen to contest the parliamentary polls to disclose the sources of their funds.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:28:32 PM
Bangkok, Aug 31 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej Sunday vowed to stay on in his post despite losing Government House - the seat of his administration - to protesters for the past six days.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 11:39:54 AM
Beijing, Aug 31 (Xinhua) Chinese authorities have dismissed as 'pure rumour' foreign media reports that one of its internationally known economists, Wu Jing Lian, has been detained on the charge of spying for the US.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 11:34:24 AM
Panzhihua (China) Aug 31 (Xinhua) Twenty four people were killed after a 6.1 Richter quake hit China's Sichuan province, officials said Sunday.
Sunday, August 31, 2008 9:48:06 AM
Panzhihua (China), Aug 30 (Xinhua) The death toll in the earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale that hit southwest China's Sichuan province Saturday rose to 22, officials said.
Saturday, August 30, 2008 8:17:04 PM
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