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China completes highest resolution 3D map of moon
Beijing, Sep 28 (Xinhua) Chinese experts Monday announced that the country's space scientists have completed the world's highest-resolution three-dimensional map of the moon.

Monday, September 28, 2009 7:14:08 PM

South Korea approves economist as new premier
Seoul, Sep 28 (DPA) South Korea's National Assembly Monday approved the appointment of economist Chung Un Chan as prime minister despite protests from the opposition.

Monday, September 28, 2009 6:44:36 PM

Floods leave 17 dead in Vietnam
Hanoi, Sep 28 (DPA) Four days of floods killed at least 17 people and left six missing in central Vietnam, the country's Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 5:38:28 PM

India among countries leading fight against climate change: WWF
Bangkok, Sep 28 (IANS) India, China and Japan are now leading the world to reach a deal this December that will be effective in tackling climate change while EU and the US are proving major stumbling blocks, international NGO WWF has said.

Monday, September 28, 2009 4:10:48 PM

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi pushes sanctions talks
Yangon, Sep 28 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has requested permission from the ruling junta to talk about lifting economic sanctions with the US, Australia and the European (EU), opposition sources said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:47:02 PM

Force India's Sutil fined $20,000
Singapore, Sep 28 (DPA) Force India's German driver Adrian Sutil has been fined $20,000 after being found guilty of causing a crash with BMW-Sauber's Nick Heidfeld during Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:36:42 PM

Malaysian police seize 40 smuggled live pangolins
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 28 (DPA) Malaysian police seized 40 live pangolins believed to have been brought illegally out of Indonesia and headed for cooking pots in the country, a media report said Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:27:28 PM

On climate, leadership in Asia, rhetoric in the West: WWF
Bangkok, Sep 28 (IANS) International NGO WWF is 'worried about a mismatch between credible leadership in Asia and empty rhetoric in Europe and the US' on ways to tackle climate change. 'While key Asian countries are offering concrete contributions to reach a deal in December, EU and US are emerging as major stumbling blocks.'

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:16:58 PM

Philippines storm toll crosses 200
Manila, Sep 28 (DPA) Philippine authorities were struggling Monday to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by devastating floods in the capital and outlying areas as the death toll topped 200.

Monday, September 28, 2009 3:14:26 PM

Bijoya Dashami celebrated with fervour in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of Hindus across Bangladesh took out processions and gathered at the sea shore or riverbanks to immerse idols of goddess Durga as the five-day Durga Puja festival ended with Bijoya Dashami celebrations Monday.

Monday, September 28, 2009 2:34:05 PM

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