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25 May 2013 : Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments.
25 May 2013 : Eight-time champions China reached their 10th consecutive Sudirman Cup badminton final on Saturday, seeing off Denmark in Kuala Lumpur and setting up a clash for the title with South Korea.
07 Apr 2013 : A Singaporean businessman has been charged with corruption for offering free sex to three Lebanese football referees to induce them to fix a match in the city-state, a government agency said Sunday.
07 Apr 2013 : The death of at least five Americans, in the deadliest day for foreigners in Afghanistan this year, has highlighted fears about Taliban strength ahead of NATO's withdrawal in 2014.
07 Apr 2013 : Britain urged calm on Sunday over the spiralling nuclear tensions with North Korea, saying that Pyongyang had shown no signs of repositioning its armed forces despite its "paranoid rhetoric".
07 Apr 2013 : KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Prime minister Najib Razak has promised more cash handouts for the poor along with cheaper cars and homes if he is re-elected in a few weeks.
07 Apr 2013 : Bernard Tomic clinched victory for Australia in their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group One second-round tie against Uzbekistan with a four-set victory over Denis Istomin on clay in Namangan on Sunday.
07 Apr 2013 : China is to open disputed South China Sea islands up to tourism this month, state media reported Sunday, a move likely to inflame a long-running territorial row with its neighbours.
07 Apr 2013 : A cancelled rally, a loathed president and a party chairman kept out of the public glare because of Taliban threats -- Gulzar Ali Khawaja has never seen anything like it.
07 Apr 2013 : Boxing was banned in China under Mao Zedong because it was deemed too Western and too violent.
07 Apr 2013 : Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that Asia faced "new challenges" to its stability and warned no one should be allowed to throw the region into chaos as tensions mounted over North Korea.
07 Apr 2013 : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pledged to fight corruption, boost public services and seek a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) if his coalition retains power in elections due in a matter of weeks.