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  1. News - China - SPACE

    Space plays a growing role in US-China security talks

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 09:47am by Reuters in Colorado Springs, Colorado

    ... secretary of state for space and defence policy, told Reuters after a speech at a space industry conference in Colorado Springs. The United States remains concerned about China’s development ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 04:03am by Teddy Ng, Reuters

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Reuters in Washington Beijing to talk tough to US on military encounters Chinese military officers were likely to square up to the United States in talks ... ties, but observers said they would be overshadowed by mutual suspicion reflected in the close encounter last week between a Chinese fighter jet and a US Navy surveillance plane in international ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Airport Authority's incentive plan for new routes encounters turbulence

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:49pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Critics say authority has been wasting money on discounts for carriers that open new routes Airport incentive plan encounters turbulence Doubts are hanging over the effectiveness of an Airport Authority incentive scheme to get airlines to open up new routes, as nearly half of the newly established routes are no longer in operation. The scheme, ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    SNCF charged with manslaughter over 2013 derailment near Paris

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris French company SNCF faces manslaughter case over train that ploughed into platform Rail firm charged over deadly derailment France's national rail company SNCF was charged with manslaughter yesterday following a high-speed derailment near Paris last year that claimed seven lives and left dozens injured. The July 2013 crash at the station ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Signs in groundwater chemistry make help scientists predict earthquakes

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:40pm by GDN

    ... two separate earthquakes in 2012 and 2013. The quakes were both significant in size- over magnitude five- and 75km from the sampling site. "This does not mean we can predict earthquakes ... of that were a 100,000 to one. The previous best evidence for groundwater changes was an analysis of Japanese spring water bottled before and after the huge 1995 Kobe earthquake, which killed 6,400 ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt is using jail without trial as a way of stifling dissent, say critics

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:01pm by AFP

    ... about in Cairo at the weekend. Scores have been arrested as part of a crackdown since July 2013, when the army deposed Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohammed Mursi. For Farag, preventive detention has been used as a form of "punishment" since law amendments in September 2013 allowed the authorities to extend custody indefinitely. Prosecutors alleged Farag took ...

  7. News - Asia - AVIATION

    Pilot error a factor in 2013 Lion Air crash off Bali, inquiry finds

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:54pm by Reuters

    ... budget carrier Lion Air crashing into the sea off Bali in April 2013, according to a final report into the incident. None of the 108 passengers and crew died in the incident, which took place ... safety blacklist. The low-cost carrier has suffered eight serious accidents since 2002, according to the Aviation Safety Network. The 2013 crash occurred as the jet descended towards ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Numbers aren't everything: the Japanese way of handling tourism at Unesco world heritage site Kumano Kodo

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 06:05am by Vivienne Chow

    ... was registered in 2004, from 1,409 to 3,389 in 2012. Income generated from tourism also rose, from 40 million Japanese yen (HK$2.95 million) in 2011/12 to almost 90 million Japanese yen in 2013 ... Kumano Kodo, located at the peninsula south of Osaka in the Kansai area, is famous for its natural landscape and hot springs. In the past, pilgrims including royal families and monks journeyed ...

  9. News - China Insider - SEX

    Chinese man who had sex with virgin told to pay 30,000 yuan after lying he was single

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 11:53am by James Griffiths

    ...   The court heard how Chen met Li online five years ago but didn't start dating him until September 2013, at which time Li told her he was a bachelor. During a trip to Singapore later ... and should therefore pay compensation and apologise.  Though this case was the first of its kind in Shanghai, it is not without precedent in China. In February 2013, a court in Xiamen, Fujian ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PRIVACY

    Hong Kong government making more requests for Google to hand over user data

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 05:14am by RAQUEL CARVELHO

    ... on an individual basis, we should expect a systematic reporting of the overall reasons underpinning such requests". The government provided information on requests made in 2012 and 2013 following ...




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