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China's foreign trade down sixth month in a row
Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) China's exports and imports shrank for the sixth month in a row in April, the General Administration of Customs said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:58:28 AM

Japan opposition leader resigns over fund scandal
Tokyo, May 11 (DPA) Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) leader Ichiro Ozawa resigned Monday in an attempt to deflect fallout from a political funding scandal from his party ahead of the next general elections.

Monday, May 11, 2009 4:26:56 PM

India trounce Australia 4-1 in Sudirman Cup badminton
Guangzhou (China), May 11 (IANS) India outclassed Australia 4-1 in their first Group 3 tie of the Sudirman Cup badminton championship here Monday.

Monday, May 11, 2009 4:21:09 PM

On quake anniversary, China touts disaster relief measures
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A year after more than 87,000 people were killed or went missing in an earthquake that ravaged China's Sichuan province, Beijing Monday unveiled a white paper highlighting the disaster relief efforts it has undertaken, as well as the way it plans to manage future disasters.

Monday, May 11, 2009 1:10:53 PM

We have no terror links: Hindraf leader
Kuala Lumpur, May 11 (IANS) A Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader, who was released after 18 months in a Malaysian jail, has denied the government's charge of having terror links, saying 'ours is a people's struggle, we are not terrorists'.

Monday, May 11, 2009 10:30:37 AM

China reports first swine flu case
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A Chinese man who recently returned from the US has tested positive for influenza A(H1N1), the health ministry said Monday.

Monday, May 11, 2009 10:29:06 AM

Pakistan shock India 3-2 in Asian Cup hockey
Kuantan (Malaysia), May 10 (IANS) Defending champions India were surprised with a 2-3 defeat against arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening league match of the 8th Asia Cup hockey here Sunday.

Sunday, May 10, 2009 6:34:17 PM

Britney demands exorbitant facilities for hotel stay in London
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Pop diva Britney Spears has demanded a long list of hotel room facilities for her visit to England in June.

Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:32:40 PM

Mariah Carey to get $1 mn for one-hour performance
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Pop singer Mariah Carey and Welsh singer Tom Jones will earn $1 million each for performing for an hour at the opening of a new luxury resort.

Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:28:23 PM

Jack Black takes two breakfasts
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Jack Black has revealed that he eats two breakfasts to temporarily satisfy his almost insatiable appetite.

Sunday, May 10, 2009 5:22:45 PM

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