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Friday May 31, 2013India's economic growth at slowest rate in a decade
India's economy grew at its slowest pace in a decade during the 2012-13 financial year, figures show.
Friday May 31, 2013Japan consumer prices fall 0.4% in April
Japan's consumer prices fell by 0.4% year-on-year in April, the sixth straight month of declines.
Friday May 31, 2013Garment workers, police clash in Cambodia
More than 20 striking garment workers were injured this week, including two pregnant women, during clashes with police outside a factory in Kampong Speu Province, Cambodia, a labor leader said.
Friday May 31, 2013Burma reaches deal with ethnic Kachin rebels
The Burmese government and ethnic rebels from the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) have reached a seven-point deal.
Friday May 31, 2013Bangkok ranked world's top travel spot
Bangkok has edged out London as the world's most popular air travel destination, becoming the first Asian city to earn the distinction, according to a ranking by the MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities.
Friday April 5, 2013Embassies face decisions as tensions rise in North Korea
Foreign diplomatic missions in North Korea face an ominous decision after Pyongyang said it could not guarantee the safety of embassies and international organizations in the event of armed conflict.
Friday April 5, 2013Shanghai closes poultry markets over bird flu
Chinese officials in the city of Shanghai have ordered the temporary closure of its poultry markets due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak.
Friday April 5, 2013US to return Okinawa air base area to Japan
Japan and the US have agreed plans to return land near the Kadena US air base on Okinawa to Japan.
Friday April 5, 2013Burma Buddhist and Muslim detainees in deadly Indonesia clash
Eight men have died at a detention centre in Indonesia after fighting broke out between Buddhist and Muslim detainees from Burma, police say.
Friday April 5, 2013Japan's Nikkei tops 13,000 for first time since 2008
Japan's stock market has hit its highest level in almost five years, after a central bank stimulus plan raised hope of economic revival.
Wednesday March 27, 2013N. Korea claims long-range missiles aimed at bases on U.S. mainland, Hawaii
North Korea's military warned Tuesday that its artillery and rocket forces are at their highest-level combat posture in the latest in a string of bellicose threats aimed at South Korea and the United States.
Wednesday March 27, 2013Myanmar imposes more curfews to try to prevent attacks on Muslims
As sectarian tensions continue to boil in central Myanmar, authorities have imposed curfews in more towns in an attempt to stop groups of Buddhists from setting fire to mosques and Muslims' homes.
Wednesday March 27, 2013China media: Vietnam row
State media back Beijing's stance that it took "legitimate" actions against a Vietnamese boat fishing "illegally" in the South China Sea, and do not confirm Hanoi's complaints that the boat was set ablaze.
Wednesday March 27, 2013BBC suspends Sri Lanka broadcasts due to 'interference'
The BBC is to stop providing radio news to Sri Lanka's state broadcaster because of "continued interruption and interference" in its Tamil programming.
Wednesday March 27, 2013Cambodia shuts Australian-run orphanage over abuse allegations
An Australian-run orphanage in Cambodia suspected of beating and neglecting the children in its care has been shut down by local authorities.
Monday March 18, 2013China says it's attempting to bridge rich-poor divide, promises "great renaissance"
The new President of China has closed the annual session of Parliament. He's promising what he calls a "great renaissance of the Chinese nation."
Monday March 18, 2013North Korea gets warning over nuclear threats from top Pentagon official, who also reassures Seoul
A senior U.S. military official visiting Seoul is sending a message to both Koreas: warning Pyongyang over recent threats and reassuring South Korea that military backing won't be hurt by a U.S. budget debate.
Monday March 18, 2013Designers at Japan Fashion Week target growing Asian market
From a phoenix-themed collection by a Japanese designer who has clothed Lady Gaga to touches of traditional Mongolian decorations, designers showing at Japan Fashion Week set their sights firmly on Asia and its huge market.
Monday March 18, 20136 men arrested in gang rape of Swiss tourist in India
Six men have been arrested following the gang-rape and robbery of a Swiss tourist in central India and are due to appear in court Monday, police officials said.
Monday March 18, 2013Myanmar president welcomes closer Australia ties
Myanmar President Thein Sein welcomed closer ties with Australia on Monday as he asked for continued support through his country's transition to "peace, democracy and prosperity," a mission that he said "has no parallel in modern times."