China has sharply increased the official size of its economy, by revising upwards its gross domestic product for 2004.
An Indonesian court has sentenced an airline pilot to 14 years in prison for poisoning to death a prominent human rights activist.
U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is in Pakistan for
talks with President Pervez Musharraf.
Torrential rains have brought floods to parts of Southeast Asia, killing at least 70 people in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
A Vietnamese fisherman has rescued two survivors from a sunken yacht after they spent 11 days floating on a small raft.
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