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South Korea passes anti-terror bill

Seoul, March 3 (IANS) South Korea's parliament on Wednesday passed the country's first anti-terror bill, with opposition lawmakers leaving the plenary chamber after ending...

Over 50,000 passengers stranded at China railway station

Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) More than 50,000 passengers were stranded at China's Guangzhou railway station as snow and sleet in central and eastern provinces...

China’s growth hits 25-year low

Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) China's economy grew 6.9 percent year-on-year in 2015, the slowest annual expansion in a quarter of a century, according...

Himalayas subsided by 60 cm after Nepal quake

London, Jan 12 (IANS) The Himalayas subsided by up to 60 cm after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake -- but the world's tallest peak,...

China overcoming corruption, says President Xi

Beijing: China was gaining ground in its fight against corruption, President Xi Jinping asserted. Xi made the remarks at the start of the three-day sixth...

China scraps approvals for first, second children

Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) China on Tuesday stopped requiring couples to apply for official approval before having a first or second child, following the...

Japan’s traffic deaths rise for first time in 15 years

Tokyo, Jan 4 (IANS) The number of people killed in traffic accidents rose for the first time in 15 years in 2015, with seniors...

India-Japan relations will bring peace in Asia, world: Shinzo Abe

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The India-Japan strategic relationship "will contribute to peace and prosperity in Asia and the world" and both countries...

Chinese president calls for reform, innovation

Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping called for more reform and innovation on Monday as the country prepares to enter its 13th...

China-developed aircraft aims to replace Boeing 777

Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) A China-made large passenger aircraft expected to give the Boeing 777 a tough competition is set to take off commercially,...

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