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India to play big role in US' 'rebalance to Asia' strategy Biswal

Jul 25, 2014

India to play big role in US' 'rebalance to Asia' strategy Biswal

Ahead of an important India visit of US Secretary of State John Kerry, a top Obama Administration official today said that the Asian nation has an increasingly vital role to play at the global stage. #World #India #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #South Asia #Obama administration #John Kerry #Nisha Desai Biswal
Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum

Jun 20, 2014

Tens of thousands vote in Hong Kong's informal democracy referendum

While Beijing says Hong Kong can go ahead with a city-wide vote in 2017 for the city's top leader, the most far-reaching experiment in democracy in China since the Communist takeover in 1949, senior Chinese officials have ruled out allowing the public to nominate candidates. #World #China #NewsTracker #Hong Kong #South Asia #Pro-Democracy protests in Hong Kong #pro-democracy referendum #British colony
Boat sinks off Malaysia coast, 66 Indonesians missing

Jun 18, 2014

Boat sinks off Malaysia coast, 66 Indonesians missing

The boat sank not far from shore, offering hope that more survivors might have made it to land #NewsTracker #Indonesia #South Asia #Malaysia #illegal immigrants #Boat capsizes
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jun 13, 2014

Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

As Prime Minister, and arguably a strong one at that, Modi is expected to take this forward in a big way. Therefore, one can expect a burst of Indo-Japanese cooperation in several new infrastructural projects, apart from the existing ones. #Economy #India #China #Gujarat #Japan #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #South Asia #Foreign Investments #Shinzo Abe

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Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jun 26, 2014

With South Korea's loss, Asia out of World Cup

Capping dismal campaign, South Korea loss leaves Asia with no 2nd-round teams at World Cu...
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jul 26, 2014

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

(AP) -- Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps. Ramadan, Islam's holiest month, is a boon for retailers in the Middle East, South A... #Cairo #California #Middle East #South Asia #Dubai #Google Inc. #Macy's #DKNY (designer)
Modi's equation with Shinzo Abe will make Mission Japan a success

Jul 23, 2014

Typhoon rains hit China; plane crashes in Taiwan

(AP) -- The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight. Rain was still falling in Taiwan as a plan... #China #Taiwan #Shanghai #Vietnam #Philippines
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