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Breaking News Wed, 23 Apr 2014
South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
Crash   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Ferry   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
Videos | SKorea President: Ferry crew actions 'murderous' Captain of sunken Sout Korean ferry arrested Police question captain, crew on ferry disaster | Galleries | JINDO, South Korea - One by one, co... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
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Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
Passengers   Photos   S. Korea   Sewol Crash   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
Acts of bravery emerge from pilloried ship crew
FOSTER KLUG | Associated Press= MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the shi... (photo: US Navy / Adam D. Wainwright)
The Guardian
South Korean Army soldiers check on the front line of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Inje, north of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. One month after a deadly exchange of artillery fire, the two Koreas ramped up their rhetoric, with South Korea's president pledging unsparing retaliation if attacked again and a top North Korean official threatening a "sacred" nuclear war if provoked. South Korea says North may be close to nuclear test
SEOUL: North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test, South Korea said on Tuesday, citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US Pr... (photo: AP / Lee Sang-hak, Yonhap) The Times Of India
Nuclear Attack   Photos   Seoul   South Korea   Wikipedia: North Korea  
A Chinese man takes notes near a display charting stock prices at a securities company in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Oct 28, 2008. Chinese stocks rebounded in afternoon trading Tuesday after falling to their lowest level in more than two years Monday. The rally followed surges in regional markets as governments around Asia pledged market-boosting measure Asia: Marts mixed in thin Easter holiday trade
HONG KONG: Asian markets were mostly lower in thin Easter holiday trade yesterday, with Japan's Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen as data showed the country's trade deficit quadrupled ... (photo: AP) New Straits/Business Times
Asian markets   Easter   Photos   SM Investments   StockExchange   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225  
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An unidentified relative, left, hugs Win Tin, 78, political prisoner at his friend's house following his release in Yangon, Myanmar, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008. Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner, journalist Win Tin, was freed Tuesday after 19 years behind bars and vowed to continue his struggle to achieve democracy in the military-ruled country Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85
Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, ... (photo: AP) Dayton Daily News
Burmese military junta   Myanmar   Photos   Wikipedia: Win Tin   Win Tin  
Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble Families' hopes for ferry victims painfully humble
Photos | JINDO, South Korea - (AP) -- Lee Byung-soo says he knew, when he saw his 15-year-old son's body in the tent. It could not have been more horrifically obvious. Bu... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala) Newsday
Disasters   Photos   S. Korea   US MIlitary   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol  
KONE Ecodisc Elevator in Fireman's Mode.Phase two mode can only be activated by a key switch located inside the elevator on the centralized control panel. This mode was created for firefighters so that they may rescue people from a burning building. World's fastest elevator in China!
Tokyo: Japan's Hitachi on Monday said it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds of up to 72 kilometres (45 miles) per hour, to a high-rise bui... (photo: Creative Commons / Codename Cueball) Deccan Chronicle
Guangzhou CTF Financial Centre   Hitachi   Photos   Wikipedia: Elevator   World  
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 flight MH138 docked at Adelaide Airport awaiting departure Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was for... (photo: Public Domain / Mattchew02) U~T San Diego
Airlines   Flight   India   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines  
In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during an opening session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Abe told a television talk show Tuesday, Jan. 29 that Japan and the international community will need to impose "quite severe measures" against North Korea if it conducts a nuclear test. He said North Korea would not gain anything from such a provocation. Abe's Yasukuni offering a slap in Obama's face
BEIJING - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday made a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in yet another provocative move detrimental to regional... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) China Daily
Japan   Photos   Politics   US   Wikipedia: Shinz Abe  
South Korean Coast Guard police officers on a boat carry the body of a passenger believed to have been trapped in the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. S.Korea president likens ferry tragedy to murder
JINDO, South Korea - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the actions of the captain and crew of a ferry that sank last week with hundreds feared dead were... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man) Canoe
Maritime Disaster   Photos   Rescue Operation   S Korea   Wikipedia: 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing  
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 Apple Inc.´s world corporate headquarters are located in the middle of Silicon Valley, at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California ( fa0 ) wnhires
Apple offers free recycling of all used products
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Froman in Japan early, seen meeting economy minister for tal
UPDATE 1-Japan inflation may have beat BOJ forecast - Kuroda
Japan inflation may have beat BOJ forecast - Kuroda
GLOBAL MARKETS-China PMI as predicted, Aussie drops after in
A woman walks by a screen displaying the Hong Kong stock index's movement at a stockbrokerage firm in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Asian stocks slumped for a third day Wednesday, as fears intensified that Greece might reject an austerity plan and default on its massive debts. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 177.24 to 19,192.72 in the mid day close. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares take cue from Wall Street
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Politics Health
Obama reassures Japan, other allies on China ahead of visit
Obama: US-Japan treaty applies to disputed islands
Myanmar's ex-political prisoners struggle to reclaim liv
US President Obama embarks on Asian tour
U.S. Could Cut Afghan Troops to Below 5,000, Obama Must Turn Over Drone Memo, Tries Again on Pivot
U.S. Could Cut Afghan Troops to Below 5,000, Obama Must Turn Over Drone Memo, Tries Again on Pivot
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Earnings: Weak McDonald’s sales hurt profit
GM shakes up engineering department
BWC proposes 6.3 percent reduction in premiums
AT&T, partner invest at least $500 million in online-video p
U.S. Could Cut Afghan Troops to Below 5,000, Obama Must Turn Over Drone Memo, Tries Again on Pivot
U.S. Could Cut Afghan Troops to Below 5,000, Obama Must Turn Over Drone Memo, Tries Again on Pivot
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Science and Technology Travel and Tours
Tourism boom lifts hotel market
Scientists discover new mineral in Australia
McDonald’s NZ annual sales rise 5.8%
Asia shares edge ahead, cautious before China data
KONE Ecodisc Elevator in Fireman's Mode.Phase two mode can only be activated by a key switch located inside the elevator on the centralized control panel. This mode was created for firefighters so that they may rescue people from a burning building.
World's fastest elevator in China!
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Auckland gearing up for V8s race weekend
Negros-Ibaraki direct flights eyed
Plans for direct flights from the Philippines
Tourism boom lifts hotel market
South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
South Korean ferry crash death count tops 100
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Business and Finance Sports
Genworth revives Australia mortgage unit's IPO plan
Australia lifts F-35 order from 14 to 72 fighters
UOB wins best retail bank in Asia Pacific
Australia lifts F-35 order from 14 to 72 fighters
Passers-by are reflected on the electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012.
Nikkei loses 0.85% as investors eye earnings season
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Benji Marshall and Blues agree release deal
Drug dealer allegedly beat debtor with baseball bat
Benji Marshall officially released from New Zealand rugby co
Benji Marshall officially released from New Zealand rugby co
A group of Japanese lawmakers are led by a Shinto priest at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during an annual spring festival on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine
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