PYONGYANG, North Korea - In an indication that North Korea may give diplomacy a chance to end regional tension, its leader Kim Jong Un Wednesday sent a special envoy to China to win the confidence of its most important ally. The trip by Vice Marshal Choe Ryong Hae, a senior Workers' Party official and the military's top political officer, comes after months of ignoring Chinese warnings to ...
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China has played a positive role in the continuous easing of the relationship between India and Pakistan, said a state-run daily which added, "China has not played balancing strategy, using one country against the other." An article in the Global Times said that when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and his entourage flew from India to Pakistan Wednesday for a two-day visit, his plane was escorted by ...
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Ford will close its manufacturing operations in Australia and 1200 workers will lose their jobs in October 2016. Ford Australia president and CEO Bob Graziano said that the company would shut the Geelong engine factory, costing 510 jobs, and the Broadmeadows car assembly line, shedding another 650 positions, reports News.com.au. Sacked workers have been offered a 39 million-dollar rescue ...
The Asia-Pacific region will continue to power global economic growth in 2013, but the region's increasing ageing population will cast a shadow on the long-term development, according to a Canadian think-tank. "Productivity gains and a large, young working-age population have done much to boost Asian economic growth over the past three decades. But Asia's demographic dividend is quickly coming ...
Retail sales in South Korea decreased last month as domestic demand remained in the doldrums amid the sluggish economic recovery, a government report showed Thursday. Total sales at three major discount outlets, including E-Mart, Lotte Mart and Homeplus, declined 9.8 percent in April from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. Combined sales at three major ...
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said that she would look into the issue of allowing Sikhs in her country to wear the turban while at work and also while riding motorcycles. "We will work with your community to help make the necessary changes requested on cultural and religious grounds," the Blacktown Sun quoted her as saying Thursday during a visit to Gurdwara Sahib in the Sydney ...
Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja has said that he is often misunderstood by some in the Cricket Australia hierarchy, saying that he will prove them wrong by proving himself on the field and bringing home the Ashes. Khawaja has been largely stranded on the periphery in the past two years, playing only six Tests since his debut in an Ashes Test in Sydney in 2011, and against England, the Sydney ...
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It will be a do-or-die match for Indian women's football team when they face Chinese Taipei in their next group D match of the AFC Women's Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Wednesday.
The Indian team despite giving a good account of themselves against Myanmar in their opening game of the have their backs to wall after a 0-2 reversal.
Against Chinese Taipei, who pumped in six goals against hosts Palestine in the Group D curtain-raiser on Tuesday, India have their task cut out. A win will keep them in the hunt for a place in the Finals of the AFC Cup and a defeat will be the end of the road.
"It is a do-or-die match for us," National Coach Anadi Barua maintains.
"In such Tournaments where you get three games and only one team qualifies, there is absolutely no breathing space. We have played well against Myanmar, especially in the second half. They got the goals early. We took time to settle and that was the key," he adds.
"Once we got a hold of the match, we looked so much better. I am not taking anything out of Myanmar's victory. They deserved it. They got the goals, we didn't. But we played well. On another day, the script could have been different," added the India Coach.
As the game progressed Tuesday, the passing improved, flank play sharpened and backline held firm. ...
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