New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in India days after the two countries resolved a 20-day border stand-off, experts said India-China ties go back a long way and one should not judge the relations on the basis of one event. Li arrives May 19 on a three-day state visit. He has chosen India as the first stop in his maiden foreign visit since taking over in March.
Taiwan holds a military exercise in waters near the northern Philippines in response to the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman, after rejecting repeated apologies from Manila. Duration:
Dubai, May 13 (IANS) Nearly half of over $61 billion sent by expatriates in the Gulf countries in 2012 went to India, according to new data. A total of $29.69 billion was sent as remittances by Indian expatriates living in the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in 2012, the arabianbusiness.com reported Monday citing the World Bank's Migration and Development Brief
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) China conducted a tsunami drill Sunday as part of the transnational and pan-Pacific drill, the country's State Oceanic Administration (SOA) announced. The drill -- Exercise Pacific Wave 13 -- aimed at testing the marine environmental forecasting authorities' capacity in receiving and distributing alert information and their emergency response, reported Xinhua.
United Nations, May 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the release of four Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights last week.
Syrian rebels Sunday freed four Filipino peacekeepers five days after seizing them in the Golan Heights, the Philippines said as it called on combatants to respect United Nations personnel.
The Philippines looks to withdraw the country's peacekeepers from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, after the abduction of four Filipinos near the Syrian border. Tom Dinham reports
The remains of three Germans and a Spaniard, killed in an ash explosion in the Philippines, are to be flown home from Manila. Lily Grimes reports
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The Philippines' former first lady Imelda Marcos congress re-election bid is helped by diminishing recollection of atrocities committed during her husband's dictatorship. Michaela Cabrera reports
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