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Hong Kong toddler dies after climbing out of 7th-floor window
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A 14-month-old girl fell to her death from a seventh-floor apartment after climbing out a window while her mother was cooking, Hong Kong police said Thursday.

Thursday, September 24, 2009 9:27:17 AM

Roadside bombs kill 12 in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 23 (DPA) Twelve Afghan civilians including women and children were killed in two separate roadside bomb explosions in the south and southwestern regions, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 8:18:14 PM

About 39,000 given swine flu vaccine shots in China
Beijing, Sep 23 (Xinhua) In their bid to control the fast spreading swine flu epidemic, authorities in China have so far administered H1N1 vaccine shots to more than 39,000 people, an epidemic control expert said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 3:59:58 PM

In Singapore, novelty of F1 race begins to wear off
Singapore, Sep 23 (DPA) With just days to go before the roaring of Formula One car engines will fill the streets of Singapore again, race organisers and the city-state's tourism industry are banking on last-minute bookings to fill seats, hotel rooms and tourist attractions during the event.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 1:28:38 PM

Alarm bells in Malaysia over club spreading polygamy
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (IANS) Emergence of a club that advocates polygamy has set alarm bells ringing in Malaysia where the top clergy sees it as a 'front' for an armed outfit that preached 'deviant' Islam till it was banned in 1994.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 11:00:59 AM

Rebel commander captured in Philippines
Cotabato (Philippines), Sep 23 (Xinhua) A rebel commander, who carried a $25-million bounty, was captured by the security forces in southern Philippines, the military said Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 7:03:27 AM

Falling readership forces closure of Far Eastern Economic Review
Hong Kong, Sep 22 (DPA) The Hong Kong-based monthly magazine Far Eastern Economic Review will cease publication in December due to falling readership and advertising revenue, the publisher confirmed Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 4:05:20 PM

Asia's economic growth to reach 3.9 percent in 2009: ADB
Manila, Sep 22 (Xinhua) The overall economic expansion of developing Asia this year was expected to rise to 3.9 percent, sustained by the region's larger economies like China and India, the Asian Development Bank said in a report Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:46:52 PM

China's economy to grow by 8.2 percent in 2009: ADB
Manila, Sep 22 (Xinhua) China's economy rebounded stronger than expected and was now forecast to expand by 8.2 percent in 2009, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report released Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:39:30 PM

India's economy to grow by 6 percent in 2009: ADB
Manila, Sep 22 (Xinhua) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 6 percent in 2009 as capital inflows, industrial production and business confidence soar, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:26:19 PM

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