Google charts a careful course through Asia`s maps

Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country`s efforts to show tourist hot spots have recovered from last year`s floods.

Angry Birds fly to Facebook, Asia and ... Space

Angry Birds, in which players use a slingshot to attack pigs that try to steal the birds` eggs, has been downloaded more than 700 million times since its 2009 launch.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

`Pro-active intelligence needed to check Tiger poaching`

Pro-active intelligence and national coordination is needed to tackle the illegal wildlife crime especially Tiger poaching.

China warns US against military focus in Asia

China`s likely next leader Xi
Jinping warned the United States against plans to boost its
military strength in Asia.

Sanctions-hit Iran turns increasingly to Asia

Iran exports more than 70 percent of its oil to Asian markets, in particular China, India, Japan and South Korea.

Asia looking at US for help: Obama

President Barack Obama Wednesday said
that the countries in Asia are looking at the United States towards the development of an architecture that protects them from the rise of China.

US Army chief at ease with smaller force, eyes Asia

The Pentagon is expected to cut USD 260 billion in projected defence spending over the next five years.

‘Pak-Afghan border haven for training terrorists’

A senior Army officer said areas in and around the Pakistan-Afghanistan border are `safe havens" for training terrorist organisations in Asia.

Breast cancer is a major killer in Pakistan

Every year 40,000 women die due to breast cancer in Pakistan.

Breast cancer is a major killer in Pakistan

Every year 40,000 women die due to breast cancer in Pakistan.

China slams new Asian slant in US defence strategy

China said the us`
accusations of a lack of openness in Beijing`s military policy
were `groundless and untrustworthy.`

New US defence strategy unveiled; Asia on focus

The Pentagon seeks to reduce spending by nearly half a trillion dollars after a decade of war.

Ozaki returns to lead Asia in Royal Trophy

Naomichi `Joe` Ozaki will continue as captain of Asia in golf`s Royal Trophy match play event against Europe, organisers said on Tuesday.

Children with HIV in Asia resistant to AIDS drugs

Teenagers in Asia receiving treatment for HIV are showing early signs of osteoporosis.

US ‘here to stay’: Obama tells Asia

President Barack Obama said that the US military would expand its role in the Asia-Pacific region despite budget cuts.

Obama to vow bigger Asia footprint on Pacific tour

President Barack Obama will unveil plans to deepen America`s military presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

21st century belongs to Asia: Hillary Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said Asia will occupy the centrestage in strategic and economic affairs in the 21st century.