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Hong Kong stocks slide on China Mobile gloom
Hong Kong, Dec 22 (DPA) Hong Kong shares fell back through the 15,000-point barrier Monday, shedding more than three percent in their second straight day of losses.

Monday, December 22, 2008 4:49:56 PM

North Korean defectors to be tried in Myanmar
Seoul, Dec 22 (DPA) Nineteen North Korean defectors, who were arrested Dec 2 in Myanmar, are going to be tried this week for illegal entry, a local newspaper reported Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 1:39:32 PM

FARC rebels promise to release six hostages
Bogota, Dec 22 (DPA) Colombia's leftist FARC rebels have said that they would unilaterally release six hostages next month, Anncol news agency reported.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:59:20 PM

Tokyo stocks up on US car rescue plan
Tokyo, Dec 22 (DPA) Stocks in Tokyo opened stronger Monday after the US announced to guarantee emergency loans to ailing US automakers.

Monday, December 22, 2008 12:58:55 PM

Japan reports trade deficit in November
Tokyo, Dec 22 (DPA) Japan's exports plummeted by 26.7 percent in November compared to the same month last year, the Finance Ministry said Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2008 11:38:59 AM

Not using kids for political mileage: Malaysian Indian lawmaker
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (IANS) Fighting accusations that he had exploited children for political mileage, a Malaysian Indian lawmaker has said he would write to the Sultan of Selangor state to clarify that those who participated in his bicycle campaign had actually gained in exposure and experience.

Monday, December 22, 2008 11:38:23 AM

China launches 10-point plan to boost cross-Strait ties
Shanghai, Dec 21 (Xinhua) China Sunday announced a 10-point plan, including financial aid, to help Taiwan through the global economic crisis.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 8:59:53 PM

Volvo Masters: Kapur best Indian golfer; Lam lifts title
Bangkok, Dec 21 (IANS) Indian golfer Shiv Kapur rounded off the season with a satisfying top-10 finish Sunday at the Volvo Masters of Asia at the very venue, which threw him as the latest star in Indian golf three years ago.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 5:00:01 PM

Jeev dedicates honours to country and family
Bangkok, Dec 21 (IANS) Moments after being officially crowned Asia's No. 1 golfer in 2008, an emotional Jeev Milkha Singh dedicated his wins, the trophy and all the success to his wife, Kudrat, his family and to his country India, who have been through so much this entire year.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 4:58:35 PM

Jeev officially crowned Asia No. 1, ready for Majors
Bangkok, Dec 21 (IANS) It was all signed and sealed but the official coronation took place soon after Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh holed his final putt at the Volvo Masters of Asia on the Asian Tour for the 2008 season here Sunday. It was only a par, but the birdies through the year and some sensational performances had seen him win the 2008 Asian Tour Order of Merit by a mile.

Sunday, December 21, 2008 3:51:16 PM

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