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China earthquake toll 107, over 900 remain buried (Third Lead)
Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) At least 107 people were killed and over 900 remained buried in China's southwestern province of Sichuan even as the government ordered all-out measures for disaster relief and called in the army to assist.

Monday, May 12, 2008 6:08:38 PM

South Korea develops core technology for stealth fighter
Seoul, May 12 (IANS) South Korea has developed the core technology for radar-evading stealth fighters and is preparing for a test flight of a fighter equipped with the technology, WAM news agency reported Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 5:00:07 PM

Aid gathers steam to cyclone-hit Myanmar, snags persist
Bangkok/Yangon, May 12 (DPA) An international emergency aid push for about 1.9 million Myanmar villagers and farmers whose lives were devastated by Cyclone Nargis gathered steam Monday as planeloads of goods arrived in Yangon, but agencies still complained of a lack of visas for foreign aid workers.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:52:03 PM

Thousands rally against fuel price hikes in Indonesia
Jakarta, May 12 (DPA) Anti-government rallies were held in several of Indonesia's big cities Monday, to protest against a government plan to raise fuel prices and cut subsidies.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:35:40 PM

Flash flood kills four in Vietnam
Hanoi, May 12 (DPA) A flash flood triggered by heavy rains has killed four people, including two small children, in Vietnam's central highlands, a police officer said Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:21:16 PM

School collapses, China sends army to quake-hit areas (Second Lead)
Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) China has dispatched troops to Wenchuan County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province to help in the disaster relief work after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted the region Monday.

Monday, May 12, 2008 3:09:50 PM

Massive earthquake in China sends people rushing out (Lead)
Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) A major earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale jolted Wenchuan County in China's southwestern Sichuan Province Monday afternoon, the State Seismological Bureau said. A smaller quake jolted Beijing within minutes.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:27:18 PM

Olympic torch relay sets off in Quanzhou
Quanzhou (China), May 12 (Xinhua) The Beijing Olympic torch relay started Monday in China's southeastern coastal city Quanzhou, the third stop in Fujian province.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:22:26 PM

Hong Kong human rights activists protest Olympics torch crackdown
Hong Kong, May 12 (DPA) Human rights activists marched in Hong Kong Monday to protest the way they claim free speech was suppressed during the Olympic torch relay held in the city this month.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:21:49 PM

Media to monitor government functioning: Bhutan PM
Thimphu, May 12 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigme Y. Thinley has said the media and people of the Himalayan kingdom would play the role of a watchdog to monitor the performance of the government in the absence of a formidable opposition in parliament.

Monday, May 12, 2008 2:21:22 PM

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