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Western coverage of Tibet riots biased: Chinese media
Beijing, March 26 (Xinhua) The journalists' association of China has strongly criticised Western media for biased coverage of the riots in the Tibetan capital Lhasa.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 7:59:39 PM

Tibet's Potala Palace reopens to visitors
Lhasa, March 26 (Xinhua) Tibet's architectural landmark, the Potala Palace, Wednesday reopened to tourists, ten days after it was closed for security reasons following the riots March 14, a palace official said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 7:57:03 PM

Oil could make Cambodia Asia's Norway: diplomat
Phnom Penh, March 26 (DPA) Oil could turn Cambodia into Asia's Norway, a UN-sponsored conference to discuss strategies to deal with the country's expected offshore petroleum reserves heard Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 7:09:22 PM

Suicide bombing kills eight in Afghanistan
Kabul, March 26 (Xinhua) At least eight civilians were killed and 17 injured when a suicide bomber blew up his car at a weekly market in southern Afghan province of Helmand Wednesday, an official said.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 6:52:12 PM

China airs concern at US missile fuses shipment to Taiwan
Beijing, March 26 (Xinhua) China Wednesday voiced deep concern and discontent over mistaken shipment by the US of cone-shaped fuses for intercontinental ballistic missiles to Taiwan.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 6:50:16 PM

Indians golfers disappoint at British Open qualifiers
Singapore, March 26 (IANS) Indians were shut out of the race for British Open berths as none of the six Indians found a place in the top four of International Final Qualifying - Asia at Sentosa here Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 5:40:43 PM

Imam's killing is test for justice in Thailand: rights group
Bangkok, March 26 (DPA) The slaying and alleged torture of an imam by authorities in southern Thailand poses a 'key test' for the country's justice system, deemed one of the causes of the cycle of violence in the area, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 11:33:07 AM

Be transparent, China tells employees (Lead)
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) Chinese government employees were Tuesday urged to be transparent and improve supervisory systems.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 8:33:05 PM

Singapore's DBS bank to expand in India
Singapore, March 25 (DPA) DBS Group Holdings Ltd, South East Asia's biggest lender, said Tuesday it was setting up eight more branches in India after receiving permission from the Reserve Bank of India.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 8:18:10 PM

China rejects EU Olympic boycott talks
Beijing, March 25 (DPA) China Tuesday sharply dismissed Olympic boycott talks within the European Union (EU).

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 7:36:52 PM

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