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World Bank sees slower growth in East Asia

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 13:00

Developing countries in East Asia and the Pacific grew by 8.2 percent last year, marking a sharp fall from the previous year's nearly 10 percent, reported Xinhua, citing the report.

NE insurgents procuring arms from China, SE Asia

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 16:57

Insurgent groups in the Northeast are procuring arms in China and some other South East Asian countries before smuggling them into India.

Despite slowdown India to achieve 7.5% growth: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 14:55

Acknowledging India's economic slowdown this year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said the country is still expected to witness a 7.5 percent growth as he pressed for greater flow of trade, investments and services from East Asian nations.

PM meets Wen; says India wants 'best of relations' with China

Last Updated: Friday, November 18, 2011, 10:14

Weeks after war of words between India and China over the exploitation of South China Sea resources, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabao met here Friday and agreed on the need for working together as there was "enough space" and areas for them to work together for mutual benefit.

India, China must work hand-in-hand: PM

Last Updated: Friday, November 18, 2011, 09:17

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at this Indonesian island on Friday.

Ties with ASEAN, Singapore key part of our Look East policy: PM

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 10:16

With a formal partnership with ASEAN now two decades old, India sees its ties with the 10-nation forum as a key component of its Look East policy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, as he left for Bali and Singapore on a four-day visit Thursday.

`ASEAN key part of India`s Look East policy`

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 09:35

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be going to Singapore for two-day bilateral visit.

Obama discusses upcoming E Asia Summit with Japan

Last Updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011, 16:31

US President and Japanese Premier held talks in Hawaii on the margins of the APEC meet.

Human evolution `occurred outside Africa also`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 17:21

Scientists have claimed that human evolution also occurred outside Africa, after they found evidence that people in East Asia share genetic material with Denisovans.

Tata Motors plans bus, truck assembly lines in LatAm, SE Asia

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 18:23

Tata Motors has said it is planning to set up factories for trucks and buses in South East Asia and Latin America.

Philippines want SE Asian unity on sea row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 13:15

The Philippines said on Friday it would seek regional backing for a plan on pursuing joint development of disputed areas in the South China Sea amid China`s increasingly robust assertions of its claims.

PM likely to meet Obama during East Asia Summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 21:52

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to meet US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Indonesia later this year.