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Asean-China FTA must get priority, says Singapore Prime Minister

Nothing should hinder larger interests of the region and China
Loh Hui Yin
November 21, 2003

Russia Takes Control of Turkmen (World?) Gas

Russia willingly pays high prices to control more gas fields and could put an end to an era of cheap energy
M.K. Bhadrakumar
August 6, 2008

China's Factories Aim to Fill the World's Garages

A successful auto industry may soon compete internationally
Keith Bradsher
November 2, 2003

Putin Appeals for Calm as Russian Bourses Dive

Will the arrest of a Russian oil tycoon also arrest Russian development?
October 27, 2003

Beijing Lights Up the Night

Wealthy Beijing youth embark on a quest for Western-styled pleasures
Dan Levin
June 25, 2008