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Cambodia's 25 nearly-extinct Royal Turtles get new home
Phnom Penh, Oct 19 (IANS) Twenty-five nearly-extinct Royal Turtles of Cambodia have settled into their new home at the Angkor Center for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in Siem Reap province, a conservationist group said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:24:07 PM

China's economy stabilises with solid performance
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2016, holding steady with the second quarter and strengthening hope that the Chinese government will achieve its annual GDP target.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 1:03:30 PM

India can only 'bark' about trade deficit: Chinese media
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) The call for boycott of Chinese goods on Indian social media is "rabble rousing" as Indian products cannot compete with those of China, the state-owned media said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:14:03 PM

Samsung to face class action lawsuit in S. Korea
Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Thirty-eight owners of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea plan to file a class action lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Company for alleged inconvenience experienced after the discontinuation of the device, a law firm said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:54:03 AM

Quake hits Indonesia, no tsunami alert
Jakarta, Oct 19 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit West Java province in Indonesia on Wednesday, but no tsunami alert was issued, the meteorology and geophysics agency said here.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 11:08:03 AM

Abe's aide visits controversial Yasukuni Shrine
Tokyo, Oct 19 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aide, who also serves as an upper house member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, visited the controversial Yasukuni Shrine here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:44:04 AM

China's economy stabilises with better quality
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.7 per cent in the third quarter of this year, holding steady from the second quarter and fueling hopes that the government will achieve this year's GDP target.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:44:04 AM

Myanmar to hold parliament by-election in April
Nay Pyi Taw, Oct 19 (IANS) Myanmar's Union Election Commission on Wednesday announced to hold by-election of the parliament on April 1 next year.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 9:38:05 AM

Food poisoning strikes 300 students in China
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) More than 300 children have been treated in China for food poisoning, raising concerns over the sanitary conditions in school canteens.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 8:46:03 AM

Shenzhou-11 spacecraft successfully docks with Tiangong-2
Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) The Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft successfully completed its automated docking with Tiangong-2 space lab , according to Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC).

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:30:04 AM

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