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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean head of Sewol operator jailed for 10 years for manslaughter

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 10:05pm by AFP

    ... as an "incompetent" crew capsized off the southern coast on April 16. Kim, 71, was also found guilty of allowing the ship's cargo to be left unsecured in breach of safety standards. Ten other defendants, ... bore the most responsibility, as it had ordered the illegal refit and determined the amount of cargo the vessel carried. ...

  2. News - World - DISEASE

    Sierra Leone starts three-day shutdown to contain spread of Ebola disease

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:22pm by AFP

    ... will end the scourge. We support the government," said 60-year-old Samuel Johnson, who recently lost a daughter to Ebola. Malta has refused entry to a Hong Kong-registered cargo ship ...

  3. News - Asia - PANAMA

    Panama court frees captain of seized N Korea ship in Cuba arms row

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:49pm by AFP

    ... hardware, including two Soviet-era MiG-21 aircraft, air defence systems, missiles and command and control vehicles. The ship's 35-man crew was arrested and the vessel and cargo seized ... Villarreal ordered the return of the more than 200,000 sacks of sugar that had been used to conceal the undeclared weapons cargo, but did not release the confiscated arms, saying that the rightful ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain puts HK$3b of shipwreck silver on display after battle in US courts

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 09:52pm by AFP

    ... in 1804, sending its precious cargo to the bottom of the sea. The highlight of the show, in the basement of Madrid's recently reopened National Archaeological Museum, is a glass case containing heaps of more than 30,000 tarnished silver coins. The cargo came to Spain in 2012 after a five-year legal battle with Odyssey, the US company that hauled it up two centuries after it sank. ...

  5. News - World - WILDLIFE

    US-Africa summit on wildlife poaching addresses Asian demand

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:24pm by AFP

    ... for inspecting cargo for hidden tusks and horns that cost more than gold. Watch: Poaching in East Africa: urgent action needed to save elephants But during a discussion on wildlife trafficking, leaders ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Owner of South Korea ferry that sunk killing 300 is found dead

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:55am by AFP

    ... of cargo. The crew members face charges of negligence and failing to perform their duties to rescue passengers, with four of them facing homicide charges. Yoo faced allegations of tax evasion, ...

  7. News - Asia

    Malaysian navy foils pirate attack in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 12:07pm by AFP

    ... a patrol boat and managed to intercept the tanker. Pirates managed to escape before the arrival of the naval boat,” the IMB said in a report. It added that the crew and cargo were safe, but gave ...

  8. News - Asia - PIRACY

    Southeast Asia overtakes Somalia as hub of global pirate attacks

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:09am by AFP

    ... hijacking cargo ships and taking crews prisoner for months and even years. Much of the reduction in attacks is down to the international fleet that has been mounting patrols in the Gulf of Aden ...

  9. News - World - SPACE

    Dragon V2 capsule from SpaceX is first entry in race to build successor to space shuttle

    Posted May 30th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... time at a packed press conference in Hawthorne, California. The shiny spacecraft sat on a white stage floor, as a scorched Dragon cargo capsule was suspended above, bearing the blackened ... propulsion and deploy legs to land, instead of using parachutes to make an ocean splash-landing the way the cargo capsule does. But it will still have parachutes that it can use for a landing in case ...

  10. News - World

    Mexican military seeks to oust cartel from port

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 12:39pm by AFP

    ... which handles the largest general cargo volume in Mexico. The military was sent by President Enrique Pena Nieto on November 4 to clean house, forcing the city’s 113 local police officers ... after illegally extracting the mineral in Michoacan, according to government and industry sources. The deepest port in Mexico has grown exponentially over the past decade, with cargo movement ...




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