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Thailand's ousted premier to return home in May
Bangkok, Jan 23 (Xinhua) Pojaman Shinawatra, wife of Thailand's ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, said Wednesday that her husband will return home from self-imposed exile in May to face corruption charges.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 4:49:32 PM

Indonesia to install seven US radars in Makassar Strait
Jakarta, Jan 23 (Xinhua) The Indonesian government will install seven radars to be provided by the US in the Makassar Strait is to support maritime defence and security in the country's second main sea-lane, a minister said.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:14:19 PM

Fusion of Malaysian, Punjabi drum beats at Tamil festival
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 23 (IANS) Thousands of Malaysian devotees of Tamil origin Tuesday accompanied the silver chariot carrying the image of Hindu lord Murugan through Kuala Lumpur on the eve of Thaipusam, the festival that marks the wedding of the Hindu deity to Valli, a gypsy girl.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 3:13:26 PM

Malaysian Chinese woman finds adopted son's Indian mother
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 23 (IANS) A Malaysian Chinese woman has managed to find the Indian origin biological mother of her adopted son after a six-year-long search.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:50:36 PM

One killed, two injured in Indonesia quake
Jakarta, Jan 23 (Xinhua) One person was killed and two seriously injured after a 6.2 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's Nias Island early Wednesday, officials said.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:49:40 PM

Singapore property developer investing in 15 Indian malls
Singapore, Jan 23 (DPA) CapitaLand is investing in 15 Indian malls worth more than 2.1 billion Singapore dollars ($1.4 million), the city state's largest property developer said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:21:21 PM

Singapore air force jets scramble to intercept Cessna
Singapore, Jan 23 (DPA) Singapore's airspace was shut down for nearly an hour while two air force F16 jets were scrambled to intercept a civilian plane without an approved flight plan, the defence ministry said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:38:34 PM

Vietnamese man dies of bird flu
Hanoi, Jan 23 (Xinhua) A 32-year-old man from Vietnam's northern Tuyen Quang province has died of bird flu, a local newspaper reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:32:01 PM

South Korea to ease visa rules for native English speakers
Seoul, Jan 23 (Xinhua) South Korea plans to ease visa rules and issue more E-2 visas to foreigners whose countries adopt English as an official language, the Korea Times reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:30:53 PM

South Korea launches its largest solar plant
Seoul, Jan 23 (Xinhua) South Korea has launched the country's largest and most advanced solar power plant that can generate 30 megawatts of electricity amid growing concern over climate change and high oil prices.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 12:30:32 PM

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