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Chinese mobile users sent 10 bn SMS in one day


January 24th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese mobile phone users may have sent more than 10 billion greeting messages Sunday, an expert said.Kuang Jie, senior partner of ProKing Management Consulting, made the ... Read more...

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China welcomes Year of the Dragon (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China Monday welcomed its Lunar New Year or the Year of the Dragon with celebrations across the country.The day marks the end of the winter in ... Read more...

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Millions of Chinese start spring homecoming


January 9th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) The massive spring tour has kicked off in China when tens of millions of Chinese travel to their native places to celebrate the Spring Festival.The Spring ... Read more...

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Nanny shortage hits Chinese cities


January 6th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) With the holiday season round the corner, China is facing an acute nanny shortage! Even the promise of a decent salary is not enough to attract one.The house ... Read more...

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North and South Korea exchange fire at border


October 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- Troops from South and North Korea on Friday exchanged fire in their densely militarized border, South Korean military officials said.According to reports, shots were fired near the border ... Read more...

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N. Korea criticizes S. Korea over “insincere attitude” in reunion talks


September 25th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.25 (ANI): North Korea has criticized South Korea over its "insincere attitude" in the second round of north-south Red Cross working contact for family reunions.North Korea's official KCNA news agency ... Read more...

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South Korea, DPRK hold Red Cross talks on family reunion


September 17th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Sep 17(ANI): South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have began a round of Red Cross talks over reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.According to ... Read more...

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North and South Korea discuss family reunions


September 17th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 17 (DPA) The Red Cross organisations of North and South Korea met Friday to discuss reunions between family members separated by the country's split 60 years ago, a news report ... Read more...

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North Korea proposes restarting family reunions


September 11th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 11 (DPA) South Korea is considering a North Korean proposal to restart reunions of divided families, a news report said Saturday. An official from the unification ministry in Seoul confirmed that ... Read more...

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Taiwan’s ‘Grand’ thaw with China (With Images)


June 30th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Taipei, June 30 (IANS) This is a story of cross-strait camaraderie that is enacted in the Grand Hotel in the Taiwanese capital every day. Once a symbol of defiance to ... Read more...

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South, North Korea agree on family reunions


August 28th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 28 (Xinhua) South and North Korea agreed Friday to hold reunions for the separated families from Sep 26 to Oct 1, Yonhap reported. Both the nations agreed to arrange meetings for ... Read more...

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North and South Korea discuss family reunions


August 26th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 26 (DPA) North and South Korea Wednesday began discussing reunions between divided families after an almost two-year break. The talks, scheduled to last three days, between representatives of the Red Cross ... Read more...

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North and South Korea agree to discuss family reunions


August 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 25 (DPA) North and South Korea have agreed to discuss family reunions in the latest example of a cautious improvement in relations between the two countries. North Korea accepted a proposal ... Read more...

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North Korea puts troops on alert over South Korea-US war games


August 17th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 17 (DPA) North Korea Monday put its troops on alert as an annual joint South Korean-US war game commenced and accused its neighbour of planning an attack. North Korea would react ... Read more...

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North Korea to open up borders for South Korean tourists


August 17th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 17 (DPA) North Korea Monday said it was reopening its borders for inter-Korean tourism projects with South Korea and to remove obstacles from the operation of a jointly-run business park, ... Read more...

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Saif, Kareena spend quality time with Pataudi, Sharmila


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) With the stress of his first production "Love Aaj Kal" finally over and elated with the positive audience response, Saif Ali Khan decided to ... Read more...

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Cubans celebrate chance to see US relatives more often


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Silvia Ayuso Havana, March 14 (DPA) Elena cried for joy when she found out that the US Congress made a decision that could allow her to see her Miami-based brother again soon."Cubans ... Read more...

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Taiwan to allow officials, military personnel to visit China


December 20th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Dec 20 (DPA) Taiwan plans to allow its government officials, military personnel and state enterprise executives to visit China in view of eased cross-strait tension, media reports said Saturday.Taipei will soon ... Read more...

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Kareena to visit Saif’s ancestral Pataudi village


November 19th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Bollywood beauty Kareena Kapoor seems set to take her relationship with beau Saif Ali Khan to another level. She'll soon be visiting his ancestral village Pataudi in Haryana."Yes, ... Read more...

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Iran may consider opening US interest section, direct flights


July 2nd, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki Wednesday said his country might consider suggestions of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on opening an US interest section in Tehran, ... Read more...

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