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China reports 8.9 percent economic growth in third quarter
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) The Chinese economy expanded 8.9 percent year on year in the third quarter of this year, and 7.7 percent year on year in the first nine months, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said here Thursday.

Thursday, October 22, 2009 9:41:32 AM

Manmohan, Wen to hold 'very important' meeting in Thailand
New Delhi/Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid verbal sparring between their countries over issues like border dispute, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao will meet on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Thailand later this week.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:12:43 PM

North Korean threat growing with missile, n-programmes: Gates
Seoul, Oct 21 (DPA) The danger posed by North Korea has grown as it develops its nuclear and missile programmes and engages in proliferation, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday on a visit to South Korea.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:42:53 PM

No coalition government, says Karzai's main rival
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Incumbent president Hamid Karzai's main rival Abdullah Abdullah Wednesday ruled out the possibility of forming a coalition government, saying this is not the solution to the country's problems, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 1:02:42 PM

China's biggest jackpot win shrouded in mystery
Zhengzhou (China), Oct 21 (IANS) Public sentiments took a dramatic turn in China two weeks after lottery officials announced the country's biggest ever jackpot win worth more than $52 million, Xinhua reported.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:30:07 AM

Gangjee tops qualifiers to earn berth in UBS Hong Kong Open
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 21 (IANS) India's Rahil Gangjee has topped the qualifiers to earn a berth into the main UBS Hong Kong Open tournament next month.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:02:07 AM

Suzuki Swift with Plug-In hybrid at Tokyo Show
Tokyo, Oct 21 (DPA) Suzuki is unveiling a Swift with a Plug-In hybrid and a Suzuki SX4-FCW hydrogen drive under the slogan: 'Small Cars for a Big Future' at the Tokyo Motor Show .

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 10:01:38 AM

Singapore sees chance for ASEAN to boom with China, India
Singapore, Oct 21 (DPA) Singapore Wednesday urged the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to stay on track with integration efforts so that the region could boom along with China and India.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 10:01:27 AM

Karzai accepts runoff vote to be held on Nov 7
Kabul, Oct 20 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday that he failed to win an outright election victory in the first round of voting and accepted the results requiring a second round that will be held on Nov 7.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 8:31:06 PM

China's automotive output hits 10 mn mark
Changchun, Oct 20 (IANS) The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) has declared that the country's production of automobiles since the beginning of 2009 hit 10 million units Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 7:29:47 PM

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