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20 Dec 2013 : Japan have chosen the comfort of a cooler resort to try to escape the rigours of Brazil's hot and humid weather in deciding their base camp for the World Cup.
20 Dec 2013 : India's government on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court asking it to review a ruling which upheld the constitutionality of a colonial-era law criminalising gay sex.
22 Oct 2013 : Li Na has a chance to atone for her ill fortune in one of the most dramatic Grand Slam finals in recent years as the round robin draw in the WTA Championships gives her a certain meeting with Victoria Azarenka this week.
22 Oct 2013 : PAKSE – A part of the Lao Airlines plane that crashed into the Mekong River last week was retrieved on Tuesday, but the black box from the ill-fated aircraft has still not been found.
22 Oct 2013 : Chinese authorities have "restored" centuries-old Buddhist frescos in a temple by painting them over with cartoon-like figures from Taoist myths, reports said Tuesday, prompting outrage online.
22 Oct 2013 : The Maldives on Tuesday faced the prospect of a constitutional crisis after one of the main political parties warned it may not support plans to restage aborted elections next month.
22 Oct 2013 : Li Yajun gave China their second gold at the world weightlifting championships here by winning the women's under 53kg title on Monday night.
22 Oct 2013 : HANOI - A Vietnam Airlines plane landed with a wheel missing in the popular tourist city of Danang, but nobody on board noticed, state media said Tuesday.
22 Oct 2013 : MANILA – Nearly 300 apparently poached sea turtles were seized from a Vietnamese fishing boat off the western Philippines, the Philippine government said on Tuesday.
22 Oct 2013 : The bodies of three Thai passengers killed in the Lao Airlines crash near Pakse in southern Laos returned home on Tuesday afternoon aboard an air force plane.
22 Oct 2013 : Tha cabinet has approved a bilateral agreement eliminating visas for Thai and Myanmar citizens making short-term visits by air.
22 Oct 2013 : Oreo cookies and Gillette shaving cream are among products driving the destruction of Indonesia's forests, Greenpeace said Tuesday, accusing agri giant Wilmar International for supplying "dirty palm oil" to make the grocery items.