Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) Citing Indian and Chinese diplomats' fluency in languages while conducting negotiations, Malaysia's new foreign minister wants his diplomatic corps to improve their language and negotiating skills too.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 1:03:18 PM
Kabul, March 25 (DPA) Hopes for peace in Afghanistan have been undermined by the failure of major international donors to deliver some $10 billion in pledged humanitarian assistance and the 'wasteful and ineffective' use of available aid money, a report by a humanitarian group said Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 1:02:49 PM
Sichuan (China), March 25 (Xinhua) A total of 381 people involved in the riots in Aba county of the south-western Chinese province have surrendered to the police, according to provincial authorities.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:37:27 PM
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers has urged the Malaysian government to review the detention of the five Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leaders and release them unconditionally.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:36:23 PM
Beijing, March 25 Brasilia (Xinhua) The Brazilian Olympic Committee (BOC) has reiterated its firm position to take part in the 2008 Beijing Olympic games.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:16:11 PM
Beijing, March 25 Singapore (Xinhua) A photo exhibition named 'New Beijing Great Olympics' was launched here Monday night to coincide with the lighting of the Olympic torch in Greece to mark the countdown to the Beijing Games in August this year.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:14:59 PM
Beijing, March 25 Sydney (DPA) Double Olympic gold medallist Kieren Perkins says that the new space-age bodysuits, helping swimmers rewrite records around the world, were creating inequality in the pool.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:14:05 PM
Beijing, March 25 (Xinhua) China's total air conditioner sales rose 26.7 percent in the first two months of this year, to 11.343 million units, the China Securities Journal reported.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 12:13:29 PM
Beijing, March 25 (Xinhua) All Beijing citizens have not watched the moment of lighting up the Olympic flame vie the TV broadcast, but they celebrated it in different ways to impress the same excitement.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 11:42:24 AM
The unrest in Tibet, particularly the spontaneity and the scale of rioting, has made the worst Chinese fears come true. The scale of protests and violence in Lhasa and other predominant Tibetan settlements has unnerved the Chinese leadership. This is discernable by the stridency in the remarks of Premier Wen Jia Bao, who heaped fulsome abuse on the 'Dalai Lama clique' for what he called were orchestrated events. He did so while holding an olive branch with the Dalai Lama provided he accepts unconditionally Chinese sovereignty over Tibet and calls for a halt to the ongoing protests.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 10:29:39 AM
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