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India Train Derailed, 3 Dead

India Train Derailed, 3 Dead

Indian disaster response personnel search as onlookers gather around derailed cars of a passenger train following an accident at Sathi Sarapa village near Gauhati, India, Feb. 3, 2012. At least three people are confirmed dead while more others are feared killed and over 50 were injured in a train mishap near the northeastern Indian state […]

Singapore ‘Chingay Parade’ on Waterway

Singapore ‘Chingay Parade’ on Waterway

A performer views a straw dragon prior to the Chingay Parade in Singapore, Feb. 3, 2012. Singapore’s multicultural street parade Chingay, which has been held since 1973, was held on a 360-meter waterway for the first time on Friday evening. <Photo: Xinhua/Then Chih Wey> news@theasian.asia

Philippines ‘Bird-Egg’ Festival

Philippines ‘Bird-Egg’ Festival

  A dancer wearing colorful bird-themed costumes performs during the fifth Ibon-Ebon (Bird-Egg) Festival in Pampanga, the Philippines on Feb. 3, 2012. The Ibon-Ebon Festival is dedicated to the province’s Candaba swamp that serves as a sanctuary to more than 14,000 migratory birds of approximately 40 species. <Photo: Xinhua/Rouelle Umali> news@theasian.asia

Kazuo Hirai Appointed as New President of Sony

Kazuo Hirai Appointed as New President of Sony

Kazuo Hirai (L), newly-appointed president and CEO of Sony Corp., shakes hands with the current chairman, CEO and president Howard Stringer at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 2, 2012. Sony Corp. announced on Thursday that the 51-year-old Kazuo Hirai is appointed as the new president and CEO, replacing Howard Stringer on April 1, […]

Children on the Street for Money

Children on the Street for Money

Afghan children sell soup in Herat, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2012. Thousands of Afghan children work to make money to support their families in Afghanistan. <Photo: Xinhua/Sardar> news@theasian.asia

Palestinians Throw Shoes to Ban Ki-moon

Palestinians Throw Shoes to Ban Ki-moon

Palestinian protesters block the way of UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s motorcade at Erez border crossing between Israel and northern Gaza Strip, on Feb. 2, 2012. Families of several Palestinian prisoners threw shoes at the motorcade of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as it entered the Gaza Strip from Israel Thursday morning, witnesses said. <Photo: […]

Japan on 3 February 2012

<Top N> Japan on 3 February 2012

Japan on 3 February 2012 <NIKKEI> : “Nikkei Opens Lower On Profit-Taking” news@theasian.asia

China on 3 February 2012

<Top N> China on 3 February 2012

China on 3 February 2012 <CNTV> : “China considers greater role in European debt crisis” news@theasian.asia

Singapore on 3 February 2012

<Top N> Singapore on 3 February 2012

Singapore on 3 February 2012 <The Straits Times> : “9 NMPs selected from 47 eligible candidates” news@theasian.asia

Sri Lanka on 3 February 2012

<Top N> Sri Lanka on 3 February 2012

Sri Lanka on 3 February 2012 <Daily News> : “Call to cancel pro-Tiger stamps” news@theasian.asia

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