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Strongest storm in decades kills 17 in south China

July 20, 2014 9:21 am

The typhoon had wreaked havoc earlier in the week in the northern Philippines, leaving 94 people dead.

3 Indians kidnapped in Hong Kong freed in joint operation

October 31, 2013 12:54 am

It is understood no ransom was paid but the gang took the victims’ cash and valuables before they were freed.

Briefly World: Bo Xilai decries life sentence as ‘unfair’,‘unjust’

September 24, 2013 2:49 am

Chinese court gave him a life sentence in a corruption case before he was forcibly taken out of the courtroom.

China probes staff of Britain's GlaxoSmithKline: police

July 01, 2013 2:19 pm

Police in the central Chinese city of Changsha said they were investigating personnel of GlaxoSmithKline.

Philippines sends fresh troops to disputed shoal

June 19, 2013 12:58 pm

The new contingent of Filipino marines replaced troops at the Second Thomas Shoal.

Wen regrets not preventing his family doing business

March 07, 2013 10:24 am

Failing to persuade my children not to do business in China is a significant mistake of mine,says Jiabao.

US says SE Asia concerned by China's assertiveness

August 18, 2010 2:12 pm

Hillary Clinton had upset China when she raised issue of territorial claims at the ASEAN forum.