India pledges to slash tariffs, boost Asian trade
INDIAN Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pledged
Monday to bring down tariffs to promote trade with Southeast Asia
and predicted that business with the region would double to 30
billion dollars by 2007.
Racial tensions spark Sydney beach violence
RACIAL tension erupted into violence on a Sydney
beach when around 5,000 people, some yelling racist chants, attacked
youths of a Middle Eastern background, saying they were defending
their stretch of beach.