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Seychelles foreign minister to visit China
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Seychelles Foreign Minister Jean-Paul Adam will pay an official visit to China July 21-28, the Chinese foreign ministry announced Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:51:37 PM

Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka exceed half million
Colombo, July 18 (IANS) Aided by a healthy 13 percent improvement in June, tourist arrivals to post-war Sri Lanka in the first half of this year have crossed the half a million mark, latest data showed Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:47:41 PM

Fruit peels can help water filtration: Research
Singapore, July 18 (IANS) A research team in the National University of Singapore (NUS), led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that fruit peels can be used for water purification, something that can help millions of people across the world without access to clean drinking water.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:45:41 PM

Thailand to host 2013 world stamp exhibition
Bangkok, July 18 (IANS) More than 2,000 stamp collections will be exhibited at the World Stamp Exhibition 2013 here in August.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 4:39:41 PM

Indian diaspora engagement meets held in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 18 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Jakarta organised two events in association with India's Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA), the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) this month to acquaint overseas Indians in Indonesia with business opportunities in India.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 1:51:48 PM

China's home prices continue to rise
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Prices of both new and existing homes continued to rise in most Chinese cities in June, according to official data released Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:41:42 PM

South Korea's industrial power sales rise
Seoul, July 18 (IANS) South Korea's industrial electricity sales rose last month as power-consuming industries showed strong exports, the commerce ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:39:40 PM

Chilean presidential hopeful bows out citing depression
Santiago, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Pablo Longueira, the governing right-wing coalition's candidate in Chile's November presidential election, is withdrawing from the race due to depression, his son announced Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:21:38 PM

Jordan supports US encouraged Palestinian-Israeli talks
Amman, July 18 (IANS) King Abdullah II of Jordan said Wednesday that the Arab kingdom supports efforts by the US to resume Palestinian-Israeli peace talks.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:23:44 AM

Carbon monoxide poisoning kills five in China
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) At least five people died after they got poisoned by carbon monoxide at an unlicensed fish processing mill in China, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 7:45:45 AM

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