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Chinese scholars shocked by language errors in nation's press
Beijing, Feb 6 (Xinhua) Chinese language scholars have been shocked at the findings of the first-ever survey of the logic and use of the language in the Chinese press, showing an average 46 errors per newspaper.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 8:46:32 AM

Taiwan army to remove statues of late leader Chiang Kai-shek
Taipei, Feb 6 (DPA) Taiwan's military is removing all the bronze statues of late leader Chiang Kai-shek from its barracks around the island in what the opposition claims is a move to change history.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007 8:19:35 AM

Malaysia's Mahathir labels Bush, Blair as war criminals
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 5 (Xinhua) Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad Monday lashed out at US President George W. Bush and British Premier Tony Blair, labelling them as 'war criminals' and 'killers of children.'

Monday, February 05, 2007 7:05:24 PM

Asia-Pacific call centres set for strong growth: study
Singapore, Feb 5 (DPA) The call centre industry in the Asia-Pacific region is forecast to register strong growth this year with Thailand and the Philippines leading the way, a study said Monday. India is forecast to grow at 16 percent.

Monday, February 05, 2007 12:25:53 PM

Indian firms top Asia-Pacific in private-equity investments
Singapore, Feb 5 (DPA) Indian companies attracted $2.2 billion in private-equity investments last year, the most in the Asia-Pacific region, said a Thomson Financial report released Monday.

Monday, February 05, 2007 9:36:59 AM

Hyundai chief gets three years for embezzlement
Seoul, Feb 5 (DPA) Hyundai Motor Co chairman Chung Mong Koo was convicted Monday of embezzling money from South Korea's largest automaker and sentenced to three years in prison.

Monday, February 05, 2007 9:25:38 AM

Flood continues to cripple Jakarta
Jakarta, Feb 5 (DPA) Severe flooding that has killed at least 20 people and forced 340,000 to flee their homes continued to paralyse much of the Indonesian capital Monday for a fifth day, officials said.

Monday, February 05, 2007 9:03:12 AM

Mobile phone sale up by 40 percent in China
Beijing, Feb 5 (Xinhua) Sales of mobile telephones in China increased by 40 percent year-on-year to 120 million units in 2006.

Monday, February 05, 2007 8:23:53 AM

Mild earthquake jolts central Japan
Tokyo, Feb 4 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale jolted central Japan late Sunday. Shakes could be felt in downtown Tokyo.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 6:25:41 PM

NATO air strike kills 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan
Kabul, Feb 4 (Xinhua) NATO air strike killed 10 Taliban militants including their commander Mullah Abdul Ghafoor in Musa Qala of southern Helmand province of Afghanistan Sunday morning, according to a local official.

Sunday, February 04, 2007 4:49:41 PM

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