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Strongest storm in decades kills 17 in south China

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

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’

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

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

Philippines sends fresh troops to disputed shoal

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

Wen regrets not preventing his family doing business

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

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