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South Korea to assign inspectors to ensure food safety at sports event - agency

Local food safety authorities said Thursday [28 July] food inspectors will be placed across the city during the World Championships in Athletics to ensure culinary hygiene for visitors.The Daegu wing of the Korea Food and Drug Administration

South Korea starts first-ever census of defectors from North

Seoul will conduct its first ever census of North Korean defectors to determine their quality of life, the North Korean Refugees Foundation said Monday [25 July].According to the public organization, they have conducted interview surveys of

Japan, South Korea to strengthen cooperation to prevent financial crises

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two countries should enhance their commitment to preventing future financial crises and confirmed the need to resume bilateral free trade talks as quickly as possib

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Montserrat is set to dig deeper towards an economic windfall it is hoping to gain by exploiting geothermal energy from the active volcano that has laid waste to two-thirds of the island. The British

Montserrat invites geothermal energy developers

Montserrat is set to dig deeper towards an economic windfall it is hoping to

The chairman of the Independent Commission for Supervision of the Implementation of the Constitution [ICSIC] says President Karzai has supported the consultative decision taken by this commission and

Afghan watchdog backs electoral tribunal's decision to

The chairman of the Independent Commission for Supervision of the

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud agreed Wednesday [8 February] to expand cooperation to health care, defence, Internet technology and all other

South Korean president, Saudi king pledge to expand

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al

The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version of Nostalgia, a short film shown on CCTV's China News program promoting tourism to the heritage-rich town. Pastoral

Wuyuan: The Ancient Village In China That Brings Back

The town of Wuyuan in China's Jiangxi province recently released a new version

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in September in China. The index is slightly higher than the initial index of 47.8 and August's final index of 47.6, but is

HSBC: China Manufacturing PMI Sep Rises to 47.9

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in

As part of its plan to deploy a two-layer ballistic missile defence system, India on Friday [10 February] successfully test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the

India "successfully" tests indigenously

As part of its plan to deploy a two-layer ballistic missile defence system,

A senior member of Tehrik-i-Taleban Pakistan's [TTP] intelligence group was picked up by security agencies in an operation carried out in the suburbs of the federal capital, sources told Dawn on

Member of Taleban's "intelligence group"

A senior member of Tehrik-i-Taleban Pakistan's [TTP] intelligence group was

Reports of the attack by Taleban fighters on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul have been received with deep concern. According to media reports, it was mainly civilians who were killed. We

Russia condemns hotel attack in Afghan capital

Reports of the attack by Taleban fighters on the Intercontinental Hotel in

Italian utility Enel has finalized the sale of its Bulgarian thermal power plant, Maritsa East Three, to US fund Contour Global. The sale went through on Tuesday [29 June] in Vienna, consultant on

Italian firm sells 73-per-cent stake in Bulgarian

Italian utility Enel has finalized the sale of its Bulgarian thermal power

China has played a significant role in the economic progress of Pakistan ever since the establishment of diplomatic ties between them. The first major initiative in this regard was the setting up of

Pakistan to "greatly benefit" from increased

China has played a significant role in the economic progress of Pakistan ever

The number of websites on the mainland almost halved last year, an official think tank says - but it denies a clampdown by the authorities is mainly to blame. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences'

Hong Kong paper reports 41 per cent Chinese websites

The number of websites on the mainland almost halved last year, an official

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) received on Thursday [30 June] technical offers for the establishment of a nuclear energy plant within Jordan's nuclear programme. JAEC Deputy Chairman

Jordanian atomic energy body receives offers for

The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) received on Thursday [30 June]

An insider disclosed today that China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE: CHL and SEHK: 0941) would officially launch commercial TD-LTE network for integrated LTE TDD/FDD networking in Hong Kong on December 18. The

China Mobile to Launch TD-LTE Commercial Net in HK

An insider disclosed today that China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE: CHL and SEHK: 0941)

A Chinese UN ambassador on Tuesday [21 February] urged the international community to take effective measures to help West Africa and countries in the Sahel region in addressing transnational crime.

China calls for global efforts to address

A Chinese UN ambassador on Tuesday [21 February] urged the international

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two countries should enhance their commitment to preventing future financial crises and confirmed the need to resume

Japan, South Korea to strengthen cooperation to

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two

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