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  • PM Modi's 'Bandhgala' Look in Japan Gets Praise

    PM Modi's 'Bandhgala' Look in Japan Gets Praise

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Osaka airport in Japan on Saturday, looking dapper in a dark 'bandhgala'. His look got a thumbs up from a few Twitter users.

  • Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.In her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with North Korea earl...

  • Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery JV With Siemens Cleared by Fair Trade Regulator

    Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery JV With Siemens Cleared by Fair Trade Regulator

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved a proposed joint venture between Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery and German conglomerate Siemens.

  • Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    Time to Switch From 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    'Look East' to 'Act East' - with these words External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj began her three-day visit to Vietnam - a crucial, strategically located friend in South East Asia.

  • Philippine Rebels Burn Light Plane, Warehouse

    Philippine Rebels Burn Light Plane, Warehouse

    Philippine police say suspected communist guerrillas have burned a small plane used for aerial agricultural spraying in the south in their latest attack.

  • Personally Tech with WD India Head, Subroto Das

    Personally Tech with WD India Head, Subroto Das

    Subroto Das, Director - South Asia and India, WD, tells us about his favourite apps and gadgets.

  • Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans -from the North and the South - to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that clouds their relations and find new ways to forge peace on the war-divided pen...

  • Pope Francis Urges Korean Reconciliation, Reaches Out to China

    Pope Francis Urges Korean Reconciliation, Reaches Out to China

    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years.

  • South Korea Suggests Northeast Asia Nuclear Safety Group

    South Korea Suggests Northeast Asia Nuclear Safety Group

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday urged the creation of a nuclear safety consultative group in Northeast Asia, given the high number of nuclear power plants in the region and public concerns over safety.

  • Pope Francis Prays For Korea Ferry Disaster Victims, Warns of Spiritual 'Cancer'

    Pope Francis Prays For Korea Ferry Disaster Victims, Warns of Spiritual 'Cancer'

    Pope Francis on Friday commemorated the more than 300 people killed in a ferry disaster in April, and called on South Koreans, among Asia's richest people, to beware of the spiritual "cancer" that often accompanies affluent societies.

  • Shopping Malls Projects Delayed; Retail Supply Down 80% in H1

    Shopping Malls Projects Delayed; Retail Supply Down 80% in H1

    Rentals of retail space in these seven cities showed a mixed trend, according to CBREs 'India Retail Market View' report for H1 2014 on the status of organized retail real estate spaces in the country's leading cities.

  • Royal Enfield to Enter Markets in Latin America, South East Asia

    Royal Enfield to Enter Markets in Latin America, South East Asia

    The Chennai-based firm, which makes various popular motorcycle models including Bullet, Classic, Thunderbird and Continental GT, is also looking to scale up its production capacity to around 4 lakh units at its two facilities in Tamil Nadu by next ye...

  • Pope to Boost Booming Asia Church with South Korea Trip

    Pope to Boost Booming Asia Church with South Korea Trip

    Pope Francis travels to South Korea this week with a message of peace for the divided peninsula on his first papal visit to Asia, where the Catholic Church is undergoing dramatic growth.

  • US Tries to Cool Sea Tensions at Asia Security Summit

    US Tries to Cool Sea Tensions at Asia Security Summit

    The United States on Sunday pressed its case for a freeze on hostile acts in waters contested by China and its Southeast Asian neighbours, but said it did not want to "confront" Beijing over its strategy in the region.

  • China Invites India to Join its Ambitious Silk Road Projects

    China Invites India to Join its Ambitious Silk Road Projects

    Giving final touches to its most ambitious plan to build a wide network of new silk roads on land and seas to enhance global connectivity, China has invited India to join President Xi Jinping's pet project that would revive the ancient trade route an...

  • US Says Southeast Asia Concern Over China at 'All-Time High'

    US Says Southeast Asia Concern Over China at 'All-Time High'

    Southeast Asian countries on Sunday expressed concern over "increased tensions" in the South China Sea and called for stepped-up talks with China, in what the United States said was a setback for China's efforts to play down the disputes.

  • Southeast Asia Ministers Didn't Discuss US Plan on Sea Claims: Diplomat

    Southeast Asia Ministers Didn't Discuss US Plan on Sea Claims: Diplomat

    Southeast Asian foreign ministers did not discuss a US proposal for a freeze on provocative acts in the disputed South China Sea, a senior diplomat said, an apparent setback to US efforts to rein in China's assertive actions.

  • Sea Row Looms as Southeast Asia Talks Begin

    Sea Row Looms as Southeast Asia Talks Begin

    Southeast Asia kicked off a series of talks on Friday as China faces demands to cease provocative behaviour in disputed waters and host Myanmar falls under the spotlight over concerns about its reform progress.

  • Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreading Fast in South East Asia

    Drug-Resistant Malaria Spreading Fast in South East Asia

    Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts warned on Wednesday.

  • John Kerry Presses India on Global Trade Deal as Deadline Looms

    John Kerry Presses India on Global Trade Deal as Deadline Looms

    US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalisation.

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