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H1N1 vaccine production to reach three billion in 2010
Hong Kong, Sep 21 (DPA) The production of swine flu vaccines is on track to reach three billion inoculations within the next year, the head of the World Health Organization, Margaret Chan, said Monday.

Monday, September 21, 2009 1:07:04 PM

No business without 'guanxi' in China
Beijing, Sep 21 (DPA) 'I cannot do business in China without bribing people,' the representative of a German company in Beijing complained.

Monday, September 21, 2009 9:54:29 AM

Malaysian Indian Congress chief may step down soon
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu may step down earlier than scheduled as Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak said Sunday he will meet him to discuss the 'succession plan'.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 8:01:06 PM

NGO seeks stay on Malaysian model's caning
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) An NGO has sought a stay on the caning of a part-time Malaysian model convicted for drinking in public.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 1:39:09 PM

NGO seeks stay on Malaysian model's whipping
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) An NGO has sought a stay on the caning of a part-time Malaysian model convicted for drinking in public.

Sunday, September 20, 2009 1:25:54 PM

Western countries will be defeated in Afghanistan: Taliban
Kabul, Sep 19 (Xinhua) Top Taliban commander Mullah Mohammad Omar has said that despite the surge in international troops, western countries should learn from the history of Afghanistan as a tomb for invaders and they would face defeat eventually.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 10:11:51 PM

Two children killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, Sep 19 (Xinhua) Two children were killed and three people were wounded Saturday when the explosive vest of a suicide bomber went off prematurely in Herat province of western Afghanistan, a police official said.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 8:30:21 PM

Lightning kills five farmers in the Philippines
Manila, Sep 19 (DPA) Five farmers were killed by lightning in the central Philippines, a police official said Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 8:18:02 PM

Thousands protest 2006 Thai coup
Bangkok, Sep 19 (DPA) Thousands of supporters of former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra braved a tropical downpour and tight security Saturday to protest on the third anniversary of the 2006 coup that ousted him.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 3:10:15 PM

Chinese incursion same as last year, don't worry: Army chief
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh played down reports of increasing Chinese incursions along the border, Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor Saturday also said there has been no increase in infiltration.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 12:03:09 PM

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