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S Korea agrees talks with North on Asiad arrangements

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 15:53

South Korea on Friday agreed to hold working talks with North Korea on Pyongyang`s decision to send a delegation of athletes and cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian countries should stay vigilant against MERS: WHO

Asian countries should stay vigilant against MERS: WHO

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:08

Asian countries should keep their guard against the deadly Middle East respiratory virus, although in its current form it appears less infectious than originally thought, a World Health Organization expert said Thursday.

Sensex recovers 75 points ahead of Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:05

Tracking a firming global trend, the benchmark BSE Sensex Thursday rose by nearly 75 points in early trade ahead of the Union Budget 2014-15.

Fed relief lifts Asian stocks, dents dollar

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:06

Asian stocks rose and the dollar dipped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it was in no rush to end quantitative easing and begin raising interest rates.

Asian stocks extend drop after cool China price data

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:08

Asian stocks extended losses to a one-week low on Wednesday after China`s consumer inflation cooled slightly more than expected in June, pointing to lingering weakness in the economy.

Asia shares mostly down ahead of China data

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:53

Asian markets mostly fell Monday as investors await the release later in the week of Chinese economic data for June, while the dollar added to last week`s gains following a strong US jobs report.

North Korea to send cheerleaders to South

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:01

North Korea today said it would send a cheerleading squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea, as it issued a fresh call for improved ties with Seoul following a series of missile tests.

Asian shares off to slow start, investors look to earnings

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:28

Asian stock markets got off to a slow start on Monday after a U.S. market holiday but held near three-year highs on optimism about the U.S. economy, with investors now shifting their focus to corporate earnings.

`Indian women team can qualify for FIFA World Cup before men`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 18:55

Zeenews.com talked to the goalkeeper of Indian women`s team — Delhi lass Aditi Chauhan about prospect of the team in the upcoming Incheon Asian Games.

Woman charged over racist tirade in Australia

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:51

A 55-year-old woman has been arrested in Australia for directing a torrent of racial abuse at an Asian woman on a Sydney train.

Asian stocks hit three-year peak on upbeat US data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 09:33

Asian shares rose to a three-year peak on Friday and the dollar held near its overnight highs after U.S. jobs data which showed the lowest unemployment rate in six years and underscored the strength of the economic recovery.

Asian stocks, dollar rise on upbeat US jobs data

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 07:47

MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 percent in early trade, close to this week`s three-year highs, while Japan`s Nikkei stock average rose 0.9 percent.