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Taiwan seeking free trade agreement with Asean
Taipei, May 6 (DPA) Taiwan hopes to sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asia (Asean), so that the island is not marginalized, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 3:07:09 PM

Ethnic people welcome Olympic torch relay in south China
Haikou (China), May 6 (Xinhua) During a three-day journey in south China's Hainan Province, the Beijing Olympic torch relay received warm welcome by the Hainan people, including ethnic Li, Miao and Hui.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 2:24:50 PM

Landslide kills 12 in Indonesia
Jakarta, May 6 (Xinhua) At least 12 people have been killed by a landslide in a mining camp in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, Metro TV reported.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 12:53:41 PM

Chinese president on 'warm spring' visit to Japan
Tokyo, May 6 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived here Tuesday on a five-day 'warm spring' visit to Japan aimed at boosting strategic and bilateral relations between the two countries.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 12:43:17 PM

Taiwan urges Japan to safeguard its interest
Taipei, May 6 (DPA) Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian has urged Japan not to sacrifice Taiwan's interests when Tokyo signs a new communique with China this week.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 12:14:24 PM

Myanmar activists call for postponement of referendum
Bangkok, May 6 (DPA) Myanmar political activists Tuesday called on the international community to pressure the country's military regime to postpone its planned referendum May 10 in the wake of cyclone Nargis, which has killed an estimated 15,000 people and left at least 3,000 missing.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 12:05:11 PM

Tagore Nobel medal thief not in Bangladesh, says Dhaka
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) Separatist leader from India's northeast Jibon Singh, who is also wanted in connection with the theft of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel Prize medal, is not in Bangladesh, intelligence agencies here have said.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 11:34:51 AM

US-led coalition forces kill several militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 6 (Xinhua) Several militants were killed during an operation by the US-led coalition forces in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, according to a coalition statement issued here Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 11:34:13 AM

Indonesia may quit OPEC: President
Jakarta, May 6 (Xinhua) Indonesia is considering quitting the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on grounds that it is no longer a major oil exporter, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 11:32:53 AM

Indian jailed in Cambodia for failed motorbike scam
Phnom Penh, May 6 (DPA) An Indian national has been remanded in custody after he allegedly rented a motorbike for two days and twice tried to sell it for a plane ticket home, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 10:18:13 AM

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