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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Pacquiao says comeback starts with fight with Rios

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 09:48am by Associated Press in Beverly Hills, California

    ... Associated Press in Beverly Hills, California Manny Pacquiao will be coming off the longest layoff of his incredible career when he steps back into the ring in Macau in November. It’ll also be two years since the former pound-for-pound champion’s last victory. But Pacquiao thinks his bout with Brandon Rios will just be the start of his comeback, not a retirement party. ...

  2. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    CNR eyes California contract after winning Thai order

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by Toh Han Shih

    ... California contract after winning Thai order China CNR Corp has bagged the biggest train contract in Thailand and it hopes to win a separate multibillion-dollar high-speed train deal with the California High-Speed Rail Authority in the United States. CNR and the BBC consortium signed an agreement with the State Railway of Thailand to supply 115 passenger train carriages, according ...

  3. News - World - COURTS

    Suspect 'bragged' about shooting two Chinese students in California, court hears

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 01:15pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles Jurors in the case of a man charged with the murders of two Chinese students at the University of Southern California were played a videotape where he bragged about the shootings. Prosecutors played the video of Javier Bolden boasting to a cellmate after his arrest in the killings of Ming Qu and Ying Wu. The 23-year-old engineering students were ...

  4. RAC harvests opportunities in Asia for California raisins

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:00pm

    ... to dishes, California raisins are moving up the consumption ladder in Asia. All-natural and sun-sweetened, California raisins contain dietary fibre, potassium, antioxidants and essential nutrients. State-run Raisin Administrative Committee (RAC) has successfully increased the demand for its products in the region by promoting California raisins' versatility and numerous health benefits. ...

  5. Miramont Estate proud to bring California's best wines to Asia

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:55pm

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Krystin Chu, Christina Liedke, Jessica Ryan and Yujia Wen Inspired by owner Dave Pechan's zest for entrepreneurship, Miramont Estate Vineyards has taken root and is now a flourishing operation in the outskirts of California's Lodi appellation. Continuing a tradition of agricultural excellence spanning five generations, the Pechan family ...

  6. California shares finest strawberry varieties with Asia

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 03:43pm

    ... Reports by Mia Daughenbaugh, Krystin Chu, Christina Liedke, Jessica Ryan and Yujia Wen When it comes to strawberries, a natural balance exists between China and California. China's peak production is in the late winter, while California's peak production is in the summer. When the state government agency California Strawberry Commission (CSC) learned that athletes ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    When 'yes' means 'yes': California governor signs sex consent bill

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sacramento, United States Adopting law defining when 'yes means yes' to change how sexual assault claims probed California governor signs sex consent bill California governor Jerry Brown announced that he has signed a bill that making the state the first in the US to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in East Porterville In drought-hit Central Valley farming region, the wells have run dry Donated water keeps California families going Hundreds of domestic wells in California's drought-parched Central Valley farming region have run dry, leaving many residents to rely on donated bottles of drinking water to get by. Girl Scouts have set up collection points while ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico's Baja California battered by Hurricane Odile as tourists take shelter

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cabo San Lucas Thousands of tourists take shelter as category three storm pounds peninsula amid flood threat Baja California battered by Hurricane Odile Hurricane ... The storm took down trees, power lines and roof tiles as it arrived in the Baja California peninsula, said Mexico's National Civil Protection coordinator Luis Felipe Puente. Forecasters warned ...

  10. News - World - TOURISM

    California adapting to rising tide of tourists from China- now 1.8m a year

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Costa Mesa, United States More than 1.8 million Chinese visitors each year spells big business for US California dreaming... about China Nearly two dozen Chinese tourists descended from a white shuttle bus for an afternoon of shopping at one of southern California's signature upscale malls. One of them discussed a plum-coloured, US$610 Prada handbag ...




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