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Chinese stamp sells for record $332,000
Hong Kong, Sep 19 (DPA) A single Chinese stamp with a face value of 3 cents has sold for a world record $332,000 at a Hong Kong auction, a news report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 10:28:12 AM

Magnitude-6.4 quake jolts Bali, injuring seven
Bali (Indonesia), Sep 19 (DPA) An earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday, triggering panic among tourists and residents.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 10:15:01 AM

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Sep 19 (DPA) An earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday morning, triggering panic among tourists and residents.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 7:56:00 AM

Major earthquake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Seo 19 (DPA) A strong earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale struck off the Indonesian resort island of Bali Saturday morning, but there were no immediate reports of injury or damage, the Indonesian seismologist agency said.

Saturday, September 19, 2009 5:28:13 AM

Samy Vellu must step down, says Malaysia's Mahathir
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, in a fresh broadside against Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu, Friday called him 'a liability' and demanded that he step down.

Friday, September 18, 2009 10:09:37 PM

Singapore, Australia conduct joint naval exercise
Singapore, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Singapore and Australia are conducting a joint naval exercise in the South China Sea Sep 18-25, officials said.

Friday, September 18, 2009 6:10:39 PM

Myanmar releases 600 prisoners
Yangon, Sep 18 (DPA) Myanmar authorities Friday released an estimated 600 inmates, including some political prisoners, from Yangon's notorious Insein Prison as part of an amnesty for 7,114 inmates nationwide.

Friday, September 18, 2009 5:09:10 PM

World Bank helps protect seas, forests in Philippines
Manila, Sep 18 (DPA) The World Bank said Friday it has approved a $6.3-million grant for a project that aims to protect the seas and forests in the southern Philippines.

Friday, September 18, 2009 4:57:06 PM

Former Morgan Stanley executive jailed for insider trading
Hong Kong, Sep 18 (DPA) A former Morgan Stanley executive was jailed Friday for seven years for what a judge called his 'sheer greed' in Hong Kong's biggest insider trading case.

Friday, September 18, 2009 3:51:18 PM

Hong Kong detective jailed for raping woman in police station
Hong Kong, Sep 18 (DPA) A Hong Kong detective was jailed Friday for 12 years for raping a teenage girl and molesting three other victims, aged 16 to 21, in the identity parade room of a police station.

Friday, September 18, 2009 11:16:58 AM

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