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22 Dec 2013 : In two high-profile firsts, women were named to lead General Motors and the US Federal Reserve this year -- posts that had always been held by men. Yet women are still rarely found at the top.
22 Dec 2013 : MANILA - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged international donors to increase aid for typhoon victims in the Philippines amid shortages in food, water and shelter.
06 Nov 2013 : Japanese automakers are stepping on the profit accelerator as a weak yen, recovering US demand and the fading impact of a consumer boycott in China boost their bottom line.
06 Nov 2013 : China's sports authorities have suspended double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang from competition, national team training and commercial activities, reports said Wednesday, after he was given seven days' detention for driving without a licence.
06 Nov 2013 : Swiss aviator Yves "Jetman" Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another -- Japan's Mount Fuji.
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06 Nov 2013 : Skipper Alastair Cook and Michael Carberry put England in a commanding position with unbeaten centuries on the opening day of their tour match against Australia A on Wednesday.
06 Nov 2013 : A suspected Indonesian extremist plotted with other Islamic militants on Facebook to bomb the Myanmar embassy to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims in that country, a court heard Wednesday.
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06 Nov 2013 : Japan's hotels, restaurants and food shops were being warned Wednesday over dishonest labelling amid a growing scandal that is threatening to undermine the country's reputation for safe, high-quality produce.
06 Nov 2013 : PHNOM PENH - A fire in a Phnom Penh night club caused by poor electrical installations killed three people on Wednesday morning.
06 Nov 2013 : A series of bombs packed with ball bearings exploded outside a provincial headquarters of China's ruling Communist Party on Wednesday, killing at least one person days after a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square.