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Over 9 million follow Dalai Lama in cyberspace


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has over nine million fans following him in cyberspace.Although not tech-savvy, the Dalai Lama, revered as a demi-god by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cathay Pacific announces Hyderabad-Hong Kong flight


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Cathay Pacific, a leading international carrier, is set to expand its operations in India with a direct flight between Hyderabad and Hong Kong from December this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First people to reach America were Asians, scientists confirm (The Funny Side)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Asians were the first people to get to America. We crossed through Siberia to reach a huge land which was completely empty of humans. And this amazing discovery came from clues ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi’s national bank opens office in China


June 14th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its Shanghai Representative Office in China.NBAD has further expansion plans including Lebanon, Iraq, India, South Sudan and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beijing man hits $90 mn jackpot


June 13th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) A man in Beijing has turned the biggest ever lottery winner in mainland China by winning a whopping 570 million yuan (about $90 million) in stakes, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why we should all be walking backwards for our health (The Funny Side - IANS has introduced a weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Want to get ahead? Just back up. The ancient Chinese tradition of walking backwards for health is spreading like wildfire around the world. More than 20 countries have set up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mainland China to expand to SE Asia


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Speciality Restaurants, a fine dining operator which owns popular outlets like Mainland China, Oh! Calcutta and Sigree, Wednesday said it is planning to expand its footprints ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four Russian warships set to leave for China


April 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Russian warships from the Pacific Fleet, as well as support vessels, warplanes, helicopters and naval infantry, will leave the country's Vladivostok city Sunday for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ship sinks near Hong Kong


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (IANS) A South Korea-flagged commercial ship with 21 people on board has capsized near Hong Kong, officials said. Five people have been rescued.The nearly 1,700-metre-long vessel ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scarlet fever outbreak in Hong Kong


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health officials in Hong Kong are investigating the possible outbreak of scarlet fever. The city’s officials have confirmed that at least one child has died from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China comes out with world’s first 3D porn film


April 6th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): China is making waves with the world's first major 3D pornographic movie, which will be released in Hong Kong and Taiwan next week.The reworking of the 1991 cult ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beijing limits house purchasing for market control


February 16th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) Beijing municipal authorities have, in a significant decision, put a limit on the number of houses a family can buy in the Chinese capital city. The decision comes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s ICT exports rise by 244 percent in 2009


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 3 (IANS) India's exports and imports of information and communications technology (ICT) experienced a rapid rise in 2009 as Asia accounted for two third of global ICT exports, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian-American engineer gets 32 years for selling secrets to China


January 25th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Weeks after China conducted a flight test of its new J-20 stealth fighter, a US court has sentenced a former Indian American B-2 stealth bomber engineer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kolkata Festival Kick starts At Nicco Park On Saturday


January 24th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kolkata Festival has finally started its journey on Saturday at the Nicco Park Big Lawns with a promise to offer a treat to the music lovers. The music lovers were ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s new millionaires buying up Britain


January 17th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): China's billionaires and millionaires are buying up not only fine wines, paintings and jewelleries, but also properties in Britain.A recent London Property Review released by estate agent Knight ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese politician behind Google hacking: WikiLeaks


December 5th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 5 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that the hacking of Google, which forced the search engine out of China, was masterminded by one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taiwan to piggyback on ‘Brokeback..’ Ang Lee’s fame


December 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Taiwan wants to cash in on the goodwill of Ang Lee, director of Oscar winning films like "Brokeback Mountain", the country's ambassador to India Wen Chyi Ong said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three decades of incredible change in Chinese art world: Expert


November 17th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The last three decades in Chinese art have seen immense change. Cut off from global movements in contemporary art till the 1970s, China is emerging as one ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China, India tie for top place on Forbes Asia’s Fab 50 list


September 16th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Sept.16 (ANI): Asia's economic powerhouses China and India have tied for top place with the most number of firms on Forbes Asia's Fab 50 List, an annual roster of the best ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hong Kong filmmakers shoot ‘world’s first’ 3D porn film


August 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 09 (ANI): Filmmakers in Hong Kong have started shooting what they claim will be the first 3D pornographic film in the world.The US 3.2 million dollars 3D 'Sex and Zen: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saori Hara In First 3D Porn Flick


August 8th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After affecting the Hollywood and Television industry the 3D fever has finally started influencing the porn industry as well! Incredible as it may sound to some, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysians seek brides from Vietnam, China


July 25th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 25 (IANS) Malaysian men are now hunting for brides from other countries like Vietnam and China, with many even asking women to undergo virginity tests before agreeing to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China warns tourists of ‘forced shopping’ in Hong Kong


July 20th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) China has warned its citizens of "forced shopping" in Hong Kong after an undated video surfaced which showed that a group of Chinese tourists were being ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘Forced Shopping’ In Hong Kong Makes China Issue Travel advisory


July 20th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mainland China’s National Tourism Administration has issued a warning to all people intending to travel to Hong Kong. This was done after reports ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

The secret behind Neetu’s new-found radiance


July 17th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Neetu Chandra has been glowing of late. She's lost around 10 kgs of weight and is looking sexier than ever before. But do you know the secret ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australia the top ‘Chuppie’ destination


July 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 14 (ANI): Australia tops the list of travel plans for China's new generation of yuppies, or Chuppies, says a new survey.Over half the travellers surveyed from mainland China said they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China renews Google’s license


July 12th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google’s right to operate in China has been renewed by the authorities for at least another year, according to a statement released by the search engine.Google ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

China Renews Google’s License


July 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Beijing, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It all began with the ridicule of Chinese Internet censorship rules by Internet giant Google. Since then all that both parties have done is ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Taiwan leader seeks closer ties with mainland China


July 12th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou has called for closer ties with mainland China following the signing of a historic trade pact by the two sides last month. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China arrests 800 online football gamblers


July 8th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Over 800 online gamblers were arrested across China while they were betting on the World Cup, the ministry of public security said Thursday. Among those arrested, 65 people were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese author threatened with imprisonment over upcoming book on Chinese Premier


July 7th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 7 (ANI): A best-selling author, Yu Jie, who is a fierce critic of the Communist Party, has said that he was taken into custody by police on Monday and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in World |

China, Taiwan sign historic economic pact (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Taipei, June 29 (IANS) Building upon two years of cross-strait thaw, China and Taiwan Tuesday signed a historic Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) that is expected to boost trade and investment between ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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