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China to establish 30 high-tech industrial bases
Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China will establish 30 high-tech industrial bases, according to a circular from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:28:33 PM

Search for terrorist leads to traffic jam in Singapore
Singapore, March 6 (DPA) An intensive search for accused terrorist Mas Selamat Kastari led to complaints Thursday from motorists held up as long as 15 hours in traffic jams at Singapore's two border crossings.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:08:41 PM

Hare Krishna leader accused of paedophilia in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, March 6 (DPA) The president of a Hare Krishna-affiliated aid organisation has been arrested from a guest house, allegedly in the company of two young girls in a state of undress, an anti-trafficking police chief said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 5:27:59 PM

China's steel output to slow down in 2008: official
Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China's steel output will fall sharply in 2008, despite maintaining the top position as producer and net seller of the strategic product, China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) said.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 4:48:32 PM

Former Thai premier to leave country after court hearing
Bangkok, March 6 (Xinhua) Thailand's ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra said Thursday he would request the country's Supreme Court to grant him permission to visit Britain after the first hearing of his case March 12.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 4:36:26 PM

Afghan police seize 670 kg opium in Helmand
Kabul, March 6 (Xinhua) Afghan police have captured 670 kg of opium in the southern province of Helmand, a centre of illicit poppy culture, the Afghan interior ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 3:45:05 PM

'China's interim price control necessary, legal'
Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) China's interim price intervention announced in mid-January is necessary and in accord with the law and should not be read as an administrative interference with market behaviour, a top macro-economic planner said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 2:17:51 PM

Good start for Chowrasia, Randhawa in Malaysia
Kota Permai (Malaysia), March 6 (IANS) Armed with a new driver and a lot of confidence, Indian golfer S.S.P. Chowrasia finally re-discovered the form that won him his maiden Asian and European Tour title last month with a first card of six-under 66 at the Maybank Malaysian Open Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 2:06:10 PM

China, India and Vietnam top property growth markets
Singapore, March 6 (DPA) China, India and Vietnam are ranked as the top three hot property growth markets in the Asia-Pacific region for the next five years, a survey said Thursday.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 1:39:11 PM

Don't expect too much from hosts: Ex-Chinese Olympic medallist
Beijing, March 6 (Xinhua) With roughly five months to go before the Beijing Olympic Games here, China's first Winter Olympic medallist Ye Qiaobo asked her compatriots not to place a huge burden of expectations on the organisers and Chinese athletes as well.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 1:22:48 PM

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