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5.5 magnitude quake hits Myanmar
Yangon, April 11 (IANS) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted northern Myanmar Thursday morning, reports Xinhua.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:16:06 PM

Sri Lanka probes asylum seekers' ride to Australia
Colombo, April 11 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy has launched inquiries to know how a boat of over 60 asylum seekers reached Australia without being detected by authorities, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 4:14:10 PM

Seoul asks Pyongyang to come to dialogue table
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) South Korea Thursday called on North Korea to come to the dialogue table to resolve the deadlock.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 3:36:01 PM

South Korea freezes interest rates
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) South Korea's central bank Thursday kept its benchmark interest rate on hold at 2.75 percent despite the government's pressure to cut rates to revitalize the economy.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:32:00 PM

South Korean bank worries about geopolitical risks
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, Thursday expressed its concerns over growing geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:31:58 PM

Taufik Hidayat to promote Chinese brand in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 11 (IANS) Indonesian badminton star Taufik Hidayat has been appointed by Changhong, one of China's leading electronics manufacturers, as its brand ambassador for the Indonesian market.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:20:15 PM

McLaren enter partnership with Gillette
Shanghai, April 11 (IANS) McLaren Mercedes and Gillette, the world's leading men's shaving and lifestyle brand, have agreed on a marketing partnership that will kick off at this weekend's Formual 1 Chinese Grand Prix here.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:12:01 PM

South Korea's central bank cuts 2013 growth outlook
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, Thursday cut its 2013 growth outlook to 2.6 percent from an earlier forecast of 2.8 percent.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:50:02 PM

China's new loans rise
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China's new yuan-denominated lending stood at 2.76 trillion yuan ($441 billion) in the first quarter, up 294.9 billion yuan year on year, the People's Bank of China announced Thursday.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:48:18 PM

South Korea freezes key rate
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) South Korea's central bank Thursday froze its benchmark interest rate at 2.75 percent, keeping its wait-and-see stance for six straight months, reported Xinhua.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:36:14 PM

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