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09 Dec 2013 : Hundreds of South Asian workers rioted in Singapore late Sunday after being enraged by a fatal road accident, leaving 18 people injured and police vehicles burnt in the city-state's worst outbreak of violence in more than 40 years.
08 Dec 2013 : The Philippine government and Muslim rebels on Sunday signed a crucial power sharing accord, paving the way for a final peace agreement aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has killed tens of thousands.
23 Oct 2013 : Yangon - German carmaker Volkswagen has entered into a partnership to provide auto services for its vehicles in Myanmar, company sources said Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : TOKYO - The number of foreign visitors to Japan in September surged 31.7% from the year before to 867,000, breaking the record for the month, the Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) said Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : More than 50 people were evacuated from a storm-battered Japanese island Wednesday, where mudslides left 45 dead or missing last week, ahead of another typhoon expected to strike this weekend.
23 Oct 2013 : PAKSE - A body wearing a PTT Plc uniform was found in the Mekong River and the identity verified on Wednesday as the remains of the missing fifth Thai passenger on the Lao Airlines plane that crashed near Pakse on Oct 16.
23 Oct 2013 : SEOUL - A South Korean province is considering setting up the country's first nudist beach in an attempt to boost tourism, but is already receiving protests from the public, officials said Wednesday.
23 Oct 2013 : Multi-nation talks on creating two vast sanctuaries in Antarctic waters began Wednesday with a key official saying a marine reserve protecting the pristine Ross Sea had the better chance of success.
23 Oct 2013 : Sweden's injury-hit Henrik Stenson will step up his bid to clinch a unique European Tour and FedEx Cup double at this week's BMW Masters in Shanghai as Rory McIlroy aims to end his season on a high.
23 Oct 2013 : The mayor of the Philippine capital will formally apologise over the deaths of eight Hong Kong tourists in a 2010 hostage crisis, an aide said Wednesday, despite the president insisting none should be given.
23 Oct 2013 : The world's most successful golf tour will finally make its full debut in the potentially enormous Asian market this week when the CIMB Classic unleashes a coterie of stars in Malaysia.
23 Oct 2013 : An elderly Afghan man with a bearded, tired face gazes from the television screen and says sadly: "My son wouldn't listen to me. He borrowed money just to pay for his death."