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Malaysia prompts draft guidelines for cosmetic surgery
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 20 (IANS) The wife of a Malaysian MP is fighting for her life following a botched cosmetic surgery, prompting the government to plan guidelines for aesthetic medicine and surgery.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:16:23 PM

Malaysia may declare national holiday for Tamil festival
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has told the Indian community that he will consider declaring a national holiday on the Tamil festival Thaipusam.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:15:55 PM

Love blossoms as China and India cement friendship
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) Cupid may end up doing more than what diplomats can. As the world's two most populous nations come together, more and more Indian men living and working in this country are falling in love with Chinese women - and marrying them too.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 11:31:39 AM

China receives $74.7 bn in foreign investments in 2007
Beijing, Jan 19 (Xinhua) China received $74.7 billion of foreign investment (FDI) last year, official data released here Saturday said.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 8:01:06 PM

Six-party coalition to form new Thailand government
Bangkok, Jan 19 (Xinhua) Six political parties of Thailand, led by the People Power Party (PPP), have announced they will form a new coalition government Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 5:16:17 PM

New device to help Parkinson's disease patients
Singapore, Jan 19 (DPA) A portable, battery-powered device has been developed in Singapore to help people suffering from Parkinson's disease regain their walking rhythm, Ngee Ann Polytechnic said Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 2:11:45 PM

Bush calls for $140 bn tax relief to avert recession
Washington, Jan 18 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush Friday called for more than $140 billion in tax relief to avert a possible recession.

Friday, January 18, 2008 11:54:18 PM

London Stock Exchange opens Beijing office
Beijing, Jan 18 (DPA) The London Stock Exchange formally opened an office in Beijing Friday to support listings in London by Chinese companies.

Friday, January 18, 2008 9:53:52 PM

China's tourism revenue reaches $137 bn in 2007
Beijing, Jan 18 (Xinhua) China's tourism revenue reached 1.09 trillion yuan ($137.92 billion) in 2007, the first time it broke the one trillion yuan mark, according to China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) statistics.

Friday, January 18, 2008 9:43:26 PM

South Korea to expand international peacekeeping operations
Seoul, Jan 18 (IANS) South Korea's new government would push for legislation to enable rapid deployment of its forces in UN peacekeeping operations and increase the number of its peacekeeping forces, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 18, 2008 6:47:01 PM

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