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World Bank maintains East Asia growth at 7.1%

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 10:04

However, the 7.1 percent forecast growth rate for this year represents a slowdown from an average growth rate of 8.0 percent from 2009 to 2013.

India, China discuss measures for border peace

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 13:27

Ahead of their talks between Special Representatives on the contentious boundary issue, India and China on Monday held the fifth meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on Border Affairs during which measures for maintaining peace and tranquility on the border were discussed.

US lawmakers urge tough stance on China sea claims

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 08:27

Lawmakers say the United States must not tolerate China`s use of military coercion in pursuit of its territorial claims in the seas of East Asia.

India seeks to boost ties with ASEAN in 2013

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 13:27

The year 2013 turned out to be turbulent for South East Asia with key countries facing political chaos, rioting and a deadly typhoon, even as India sought to boost strategic ties with the ASEAN region on economic and security issues.

China, Japan, South Korea to jointly combat air pollution

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 20:32

To combat air pollution which has become a major problem in East Asia; China, Japan and South Korea have joined hands together. This step is to boost sustainable development for greater ecological improvement.

Death toll from Philippines typhoon crosses 6,000

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 09:32

The number of people killed from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines crossed 6,000, authorities said Friday.

FICCI calls for establishing North East Corridor to ASEAN

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 11:54

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the establishment of a North East Corridor, linking businesses in the region to the economically prosperous South East Asia.

Ancient bones point to Native Americans` twin ancestry

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:21

In the "Out of Africa" theory, Homo sapiens left their ancestral home in east Africa around 50,000 years ago, heading north, west and south.

East Asian giants must work together on climate change: ADB

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 21:36

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday called on China and Japan to band together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change, despite their diplomatic hostilities.

India signs MoUs with 7 countries for Nalanda University

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 15:48

India signed agreements with seven countries, who pledged their commitment to the ambitious Nalanda University project being built near the ruins of the ancient academic institution.

Manmohan Singh calls for cooperative temper at East Asia Summit

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:48

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday called for collective action, cooperation and collaboration in Asia to overcome the challenges posed global economic uncertainty and political turmoil in parts of the world.

Asian stocks rebound from heavy losses

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 00:36

Asian markets saw a mild bounce on Thursday after suffering heavy selling pressure this week, but traders remained on edge ahead of a possible military strike on Syria.