Manila, Jan 7 (DPA) Five children died Sunday when they were trapped inside their home during a pre-dawn fire that razed nearly 100 houses in the Philippine capital, officials said.
Sunday, January 07, 2007 12:26:30 PM
Jakarta, Jan 6 (DPA) Rescue workers Saturday failed to find the wreckage of a missing commercial jetliner in eastern Indonesia, with the chances of finding it getting slimmer as its onboard homing beacon stopped transmitting.
Saturday, January 06, 2007 6:27:03 PM
Singapore, Jan 6 (DPA) A high-level group has proposed bold moves to turn the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) into a more disciplined regional grouping or risk fading 'into the sunset,' the group's report said Saturday.
Saturday, January 06, 2007 10:56:22 AM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 5 (DPA) Malaysia's low-cost airline AirAsia Friday launched a new long-haul budget airline named AirAsia X, which will begin flying to destinations in China, India and Europe in July.
Friday, January 05, 2007 3:06:44 PM
Hong Kong, Jan 5 (DPA) Hong Kong was on bird flu alert Friday after a wild bird found in a busy shopping area was tested positive for the avian flu virus.
Friday, January 05, 2007 12:14:41 PM
Yangon, Jan 4 (DPA) Myanmar's ruling junta is seeking to create a 'discipline-flourishing democracy', the military announced Thursday at a ceremony commemorating the national Independence Day.
Thursday, January 04, 2007 12:36:59 PM
Singapore, Jan 4 (DPA) A 'picture-to-speech' project in Singapore is using a customised personal digital assistant (PDA) to dramatically improve the lives of the intellectually disabled, innovators said Thursday.
Thursday, January 04, 2007 12:08:53 PM
Jakarta, Jan 4 (DPA) Rescue teams Thursday resumed a massive air, sea and land search in eastern Indonesia for a commercial airliner that went missing three days ago with 102 people on board.
Thursday, January 04, 2007 9:09:08 AM
Singapore, Jan 4 (DPA) An Indian construction worker was jailed for two weeks in Singapore for molesting a woman, news reports said Thursday.
Thursday, January 04, 2007 9:03:51 AM
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (DPA) Malaysian police have detained a babysitter and her husband for allegedly causing the death of an eight-month old child by using a pillow to smother the crying baby, reports said Thursday.
Thursday, January 04, 2007 9:03:27 AM
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