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Construction boss jailed for giving cakes as bribes
Hong Kong, March 7 (DPA) A construction company boss in Hong Kong Saturday began a two-month jail term for trying to bribe a policeman with boxes of traditional Chinese moon cakes.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 1:59:24 PM

Dhaka mutiny: Slain officers' families demand fair probe
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Family members of Bangladesh Army officers killed in a mutiny by border guards formed a human chain here to demand a fair probe into the massacre.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 1:06:37 PM

Financial crisis hits China's Asian Games sponsors
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Several sponsors have withdrawn from next year's Asian Games in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, raising fears that the global financial crisis could leave organisers short of funding, state media said.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 11:52:12 AM

Black tigress carcass found in Sri Lanka
Colombo, March 7 (Xinhua) The carcass of a black tigress has been found in Sri Lanka, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 11:47:21 AM

Change slow in coming in Malaysia a year after historic vote
Kuala Lumpur, March 7 (DPA) A year after Malaysia's political landscape experienced a dramatic shake-up with a historic election, the people's soaring hopes seem to have coalesced into discontentment as anticipated change appears too slow in coming.

Saturday, March 07, 2009 7:40:52 AM

Chowrasia takes lead, Bhullar fourth at Thailand Open
Phuket, March 6 (IANS) Indian golfer Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia fired a blemish-free eight-under 62 to assume the mid-way lead at the $500,000 Singha Thailand Open at the Laguna Phuket Golf Club here Fiday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 7:37:08 PM

Davis Cup: Misra says India have 50-50 chance
Kaohsiung(Chinese Taipei), March 6 (IANS) Indian Davis Cup non-playing captain S. P. Misra said India have a 50-50 chance of winning their Asia-Oceania Group I tie against Chinese Taipei after sharing the opening day's singles here Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 7:18:51 PM

Davis Cup: India, Chinese Taipei split opening day's singles
Kaohsiung (Chinese Taipei), March 6 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman expectedly gave India the first singles and predictably, on current form, Lu Yen-hsun made it 1-1 for Chinese Taipei on the opening day of their Asia-Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie at the Yang-Ming Tennis Centre here Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 6:03:24 PM

Seoul says North's warning on flights military threat
Seoul, March 6 (DPA) South Korea Friday condemned North Korea for 'a military threat' and 'an inhumane act', a day after Pyongyang said it could not guarantee the safety of South Korean civilian aircraft flying in or near its airspace.

Friday, March 06, 2009 5:11:44 PM

India, Chinese Taipei drawn 1-1 in Davis Cup
Kaohsiung (Chinese Taipei), March 6 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman won the first singles while Rohan Bopanna lost the second as India were levelled 1-1 with Chinese Taipei after the opening day's play in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie here Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 4:20:17 PM

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