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Chinese premier to attend China-EU leaders' meeting
BEIJING, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 17th China-EU leaders' meeting later this month in Brussels, the first since the change of EU leadership.   Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the announcement here on Tuesday.   From June 28 to July 2, Li...
23-06-15 | 16182 views
27 firms bid for recovery of sunken S. Korean ferry
SEJONG, June 23 (Yonhap) -- More than 20 companies, including six foreign firms, have submitted bids for a multi-million dollar project to salvage a sunken South Korean ferry, the government said Tuesday.   A total of 27 firms in seven consortia have submitted bids to salvage the ferry Sewol that sank...
23-06-15 | 16264 views
Indonesians Help Make Australian English World #1
  SYDNEY, June 23, 2015 (Antara/PRNewswire) -- Australian English has become one of the most popular choices for English learners in Indonesia - with more than 77,000 Indonesians joining an Australian-based Learn English Facebook site since its launch in 2013.   According to the Australian...
23-06-15 | 15850 views
Chinese political advisors voice support for Beijing's 2022 Olympics bid
BEIJING, March 13 (Xinhua) -- With less than five months to go before the International Olympic Committee chooses
13-03-15 | 4986 views
Envoy attacker contacts convicted N.K spy beforehand: police
SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) -- The suspected attacker of the top U.S. envoy in Seoul contacted a South Korean man
13-03-15 | 4828 views
Myanmar President meets countrymen in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) -- Myanmar President U Thein Sein took time off from his busy state-visit
13-03-15 | 4897 views
China to reduce coal consumption for better air
BEIJING, March 6 (Xinhua) -- China will slash coal consumption by 160 million tonnes in the next five years
06-03-15 | 4064 views
S. Korea, UAE to jointly penetrate new renewable energy markets
SEJONG, March 6 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join forces to make
06-03-15 | 4127 views
Taiwanese firms keen to step up investments in Sarawak
KUCHING, March 6 (Bernama) -- Taiwanese companies are keen to step up investments in Sarawak's agriculture sector
06-03-15 | 4108 views
Spring Festival tourism revenue surges, outbound travels hot
BEIJING, Feb 26 (Xinhua) -- China's tourism revenue rose during the Spring Festival holiday
26-02-15 | 4118 views
Samsung freezes salaries for 2015 amid earnings slump
SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top tech firm Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday
26-02-15 | 4125 views
Kuok retains top spot on Forbes Malaysia rich list
SINGAPORE, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- Tan Sri Robert Kuok and several other business tycoons retained their positions
26-02-15 | 4095 views
PanaHome to launch ASEAN regional headquarters in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- PanaHome Corporation today announced it will establish PanaHome Asia Pacific
23-02-15 | 3953 views
Samsung's smartphone market share falls below 20 pct in Q4
SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Yonhap) -- The global smartphone market share of South Korea's top smartphone maker Samsung
23-02-15 | 4029 views
China tops patent applications list in 2014
BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- China had more invention patent applications than any other country in 2014
23-02-15 | 3963 views
Snow, fog disrupt traffic in northern China
BEIJING, Feb 21 (Xinhua) -- Heavy snow and fog in the northern part of China,
21-02-15 | 4014 views
60 houses for flood victims to be built in Paloh
GUA MUSANG, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- Sixty houses will be built by the National Security Council (MKN)
21-02-15 | 4016 views
Decision on Freeport`s contract extension before July 25: Minister
Jakarta, Feb 21 (ANTARA News) - The government will decide whether or not to extend its contract with gold
21-02-15 | 3966 views
China's diamond consumption continues to decline
SHANGHAI, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The amount of polished diamonds imported into China declined for a fourth consecutive month
20-02-15 | 3992 views
Indonesia must be firm in facing Australia`s threats: Law expert
Jakarta, Feb 20 (ANTARA News) - Indonesia must be firm and strong in facing the threats of the Australian government
20-02-15 | 3990 views