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Myanmar to privatise 17 more state-owned units
Yangon, Dec 23 (Xinhua) Myanmar is privatising state-owned enterprises for effective operation and has put up 17 more such enterprises for auction.

Sunday, December 23, 2007 8:28:01 AM

India, China hold talks, stage set for Manmohan's visit (Lead)
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) India Friday said its burgeoning relations with China were crucial for regional and global stability as the two countries ended their third round of strategic dialogue and agreed to speed up the resolution of the decades-old border dispute between them.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:59:28 PM

An Indian is Singapore's 10 millionth tourist
Singapore, Dec 22 (Xinhua) Singapore welcomed Saturday its 10 millionth foreign tourist of the year - an Indian, a local news channel reported Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 9:32:17 PM

Sri Lankan troops seize key entry point from LTTE
Colombo, Dec 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops have captured a key entry and exit point from the Tamil Tiger rebels in Mannar district in the northwest of the island, a government website said Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 8:15:14 PM

China and India hold strategic dialogue
Beijing, Dec 22 (Xinhua) China and India ended a strategic dialogue here Friday, with top officials of both countries exchanging views on bilateral relations and international and regional issues of common concern.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 7:27:04 PM

China unveils bullet train
Jinan (China), Dec 22 (Xinhua) The first bullet train designed and manufactured in China with a speed of 300 km per hour rolled off the production line Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 4:57:57 PM

Nepal deadlock ends, government ready to axe king
Kathmandu, Dec 22 (IANS) The nearly three-month long paralysis gripping Nepal's peace process could now be coming to an end with Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala Saturday giving in to the Maoists' demand to axe the monarchy and proclaim the Himalayan kingdom a republic.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:48:26 PM

French president pays surprise visit to Afghanistan
Kabul, Dec 22 (Xinhua) French President Nicolas Sarkozy paid an unannounced visit to Afghan capital Kabul Saturday, an official at the Afghan presidential palace here said Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:26:59 PM

Malaysia may go for early polls in March
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (IANS) Malaysia may go in for early polls, probably March next year, although Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi's five-year term is to last till 2009, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:05:38 PM

Taiwan hits back at US over UN referendum dispute
Taipei, Dec 22 (DPA) Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian Saturday chided the US for calling as 'provocative policy' the island's plan to hold a referendum on joining the UN, saying China should be the one to blame.

Saturday, December 22, 2007 2:01:21 PM

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