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Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:00:06 AM

Fresh incursion in S Korean waters by N Korean ship
Seoul, Feb 8 (IANS) A North Korean patrol ship on Monday entered South Korean waters leading to increased tension, an official here said.

Monday, February 08, 2016 5:06:05 PM

Japan develops 'smart' shirt to improve health, fitness
Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Japanese firms have developed an intelligent undershirt that can be connected to a smartphone and provide data on the health of the person wearing it, the media reported on Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2016 5:06:03 PM

International snowball fight held in Japan
Tokyo, Feb 8 (IANS) About 1,000 people took part in a snowball fight in an international competition held in Japan's Niigata prefecture, the media reported on Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2016 5:02:34 PM

China world's third largest insurance market
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) China became the world's third largest insurance market in 2015, with insurance premiums surging in the past five years, according to the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC).

Monday, February 08, 2016 5:00:06 PM

Self-employed, private firms create one-third jobs in China
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) Self-employed people and private firms create a third of jobs in China, according to the State Administration for Industry & Commerce (SAIC).

Monday, February 08, 2016 4:54:04 PM

Bangladesh to send workers to Malaysia in three years
Dhaka, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh government expects to send some 1.5 million workers to Malaysia in three years under a new deal.

Monday, February 08, 2016 4:50:06 PM

Six killed in China landslide
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) At least six people were killed in a landslide in China's Guangxi Zhuang region.

Monday, February 08, 2016 4:08:06 PM

Man rescued 56 hours after Taiwan quake
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A second survivor was rescued on Monday from under the debris of a collapsed residential building some 56 hours after a 6.7 magnitude quake struck Taiwan.

Monday, February 08, 2016 2:44:11 PM

Myanmar's union parliament sets date for presidential run
Nay Pyi Taw, Feb 8 (IANS) Myanmar's union parliament on Monday announced March 17 as the date for three groups of the union parliament representatives to nominate their respective candidates for the presidential run.

Monday, February 08, 2016 2:06:03 PM

India an important country in Indian Ocean region: Japanese Navy chief
Visakhapatnam, Feb 8 (IANS) India is an "important" country in the Indian Ocean region and will have to take responsibility for security in the area, said Japan Maritime Self Defence Force chief Admiral Tomohisa Takei who is here to take part in the International Fleet Review.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:50:05 PM

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