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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:52:02 GMT

China kicks off USD 79.8 bn Silk Road infrastructure project
Deccan Herald
China has launched a massive USD 79.8 billion infrastructure project in the northwest province of Gansu which will facilitate trade and people exchanges between China and central Asia as part of its ambitious Silk Road plan. Though the province does not ...

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:47:35 GMT

Irish Independent

Burma captures rare white elephant
Irish Independent
White elephants, actually albinos, have been revered for centuries in Asian nations including Burma, Thailand and Laos. Often pinkish in colour, with fair eyelashes and toenails, the animals were normally kept and pampered by monarchs as a symbol of royal ...

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:47:31 GMT

Rappler

India's budget shuns big-bang reforms, say experts
Rappler
EPA/STR. NEW DELHI, India – The Indian government's budget was praised Sunday, March 1, as balancing the need to boost business and help the poor, but some experts were disappointed at a lack of big-bang reforms to Asia's third largest economy.

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Sun, 01 Mar 2015 10:45:51 GMT

AsiaOne

Modi wants to spend $393 billion in fiscal 2015
AsiaOne
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee (R) meets with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the Presidential Palace on February 28, 2015. Print. NEW DELHI - Declaring that "India is about to take off," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday unveiled a fiscal 2015 ...

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