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23 May 2013 : Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged on Thursday to crack down on corruption in the defence sector after a string of recent graft scandals left his government facing renewed calls to step down.
23 May 2013 : Japanese investors are said to be keen on investing in Thailand's high-speed train project, one of the flagship schemes under Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's government.
06 Apr 2013 : SEOUL — The North Korean factory park that is the last vestige of cooperation with the South moved closer to paralysis on Saturday as nearly 100 South Korean workers went home across a border that Pyongyang has closed in the return direction.
06 Apr 2013 : KAESONG, NORTH KOREA - There is a North Korean factory with no portraits of the country's late leaders on the walls, no North Korean flags, no hand-painted posters screaming party slogans. Everything from the tissues to the toilets comes from South Korea.
06 Apr 2013 : Whistleblowing group WikiLeaks unveiled plans Saturday to field candidates in at least three states in Australia's elections and said it would be "embarrassing" if Julian Assange won but could not take his seat.
06 Apr 2013 : A second-half burst gave the Wellington Hurricanes maximum points over the New South Wales Waratahs with a 41-29 victory in their Super 15 clash on Saturday.
06 Apr 2013 : SHANGHAI - Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, on Saturday became the second city in China to suspend live poultry trade and slaughter birds to curb the spread of the deadly H7N9 strain of avian flu.
06 Apr 2013 : Hundreds of thousands of Islamists rallied in Dhaka on Saturday after staging a "long march" to the Bangladeshi capital to demand the execution of atheist bloggers for allegedly defaming Islam.
06 Apr 2013 : The Philippines will ask the United States to pay 58 million pesos ($1.4 million) in compensation for damage caused by a US warship to a protected coral reef, the manager of the reef said Saturday.
06 Apr 2013 : Nam Ji-Sung and Lim Yong-Kyu pulled one back in the doubles for South Korea as Japan led 2-1 in the Davis Cup tennis Asia/Oceania zone Group I second round tie on Saturday.
06 Apr 2013 : HONG KONG - A dock workers' strike in Hong Kong entered its 10th day on Saturday with no talks planned between union and employer representatives until Sunday at the earliest.
06 Apr 2013 : Asian golf fans are in for a treat next Thursday when China's Guan Tianlang, 14, becomes the youngest player ever to tee off at the Masters. After that, highlights could be in short supply.