Chinese leader and Dalai Lama rank among Time's most influential

Hong Kong  - Chinese President Hu JintaoChinese President Hu Jintao and the Dalai

Asian CEOs more confident about business outlook than others

Singapore- Chief executive officers (CEOs) in Asia are far more upbeat about the business outlook for revenue growth than their counterparts across the globe, a survey said Thursday.

More than 600 Afghans killed by mines, explosives in 2007, UN says

Kabul - More than 600 Afghans were lost their lives by landmines and explosives last year, the UN Mine Action Programme in Afghanistan said Friday.

China faces worst staffing turnover level

ChinaNew Delhi, Jan.

Hindraf leader arrested, freed on bail, arrested again

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 12: In a dramatic sequence of events, police in Malaysia twice arrested Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) legal adviser P. Uthayakumar over alleged charges of sedition.

US looks forwards to more Secure Asian Democratic System

President George W. Bush
US President George W Bush has expressed the need for growth of democratic system across Asia.

In a lecture previous to the Asia-Pacific summit in Sydney, he stated free countries should work collectively in order to back up democratic bodies.

Mr. Bush singled out Burma, calling on the military administration to release all political prisoners, comprising opposition head Aung San Suu Kyi.