Hong Kong, July 17 (IANS) Customs officials in Hong Kong have busted a narcotics racket and seized synthetic drugs worth $22.5 million in the international market.
Saturday, July 17, 2010 2:38:06 AM
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Typhoon Conson with wind speeds of up to 126 km per hour hit China's southern Hainan province Friday.
Friday, July 16, 2010 8:53:02 PM
Lhasa, July 16 (IANS) China has banned ultra-thin plastic bags in ecologically fragile southwestern Tibet Autonomous Region.
Friday, July 16, 2010 7:43:18 PM
Hong Kong, July 16 (DPA) Some 235 people were arrested and betting slips worth $46.3 million were seized in a month-long operation against illegal gambling on World Cup football matches, police said Friday.
Friday, July 16, 2010 5:52:57 PM
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) The number of Chinese people who use the internet has gone up to 420 million - about a third of the populaton - boosted by the rising number of cell phone connections.
Friday, July 16, 2010 2:05:00 PM
Madrid, July 16 (IANS/EFE) More than 70 percent of the foreign companies operating in Spain plan to maintain or increase their staff and investment in 2011, even though a key indicator of the business outlook declined slightly relative to 2009.
Friday, July 16, 2010 11:37:43 AM
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Bangladesh and Nepal have revived a deal signed more than three decades ago to work out a transit route through which landlocked Nepal can access the Mongla port.
Friday, July 16, 2010 10:42:53 AM
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) A company floated by the Bangladesh Army will produce 50 MW power at an army camp outside the national capital and sell it to the government.
Friday, July 16, 2010 10:26:25 AM
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) Veteran Bangladeshi film actor Bulbul Ahmed who portrayed memorable roles based on Bengali literary classics, including 'Devdas', is dead. He was 69.
Friday, July 16, 2010 10:18:14 AM
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Over 20,000 lightning strikes hit Beijing every year, but the majority of buildings in the Chinese capital are not properly protected from lightning.
Friday, July 16, 2010 8:54:30 AM
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