10 Apr '11, 3am

Asia's star ever brighter in space: BEIJING - ASIA'S extraterrestrial ambitions have rocketed from nowhere in th...

BEIJING - ASIA'S extraterrestrial ambitions have rocketed from nowhere in the 50 years since the first human space flight, with China shooting for the moon while India and Japan fuel up their own programmes. Since China in 2003 became the world's third nation to put a man in space independently, after the United States and Russia, its manned space flight programme has earned worldwide attention. In October, it launched its second lunar probe Chang'e-2 - the next step in a bold programme to become the second country to put a man on the moon. Beijing also plans to build its own space station. Wu Weiren, chief designer of China's lunar orbiter project, has said there is no timetable for a manned moon landing, but that it would not happen before 2020, according to comments carried by state media. China's space programme was launched in the early 1990s, thanks to the acquisitio...

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Beerfest Asia 2011 at Marina Promenade

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Like previous years, this year’s festival will showcase more than 250 different types of beers from over 30 exhibitors, ma...

Porn star mentions legislator Arifanto on Twitter

Porn star mentions legislator Arifanto on Twitter

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Rising affluence will drive demand for luxury cruises in Asia: experts

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Apr '11, 3pm

SINGAPORE : The Asia Pacific accounts for around 7 percent of the world's cruise market. And experts say with increasing a...