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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAGEDY IN EGYPT

    Relatives of Hong Kong balloon victims gather at crash site in Egypt

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... at balloon crash site Relatives of the nine Hong Kong tourists who died in last week's hot-air balloon explosion made a tearful pilgrimage to the site of the disaster in Egypt yesterday. ... the one-hour flight south from Cairo- lit incense and made offerings of fruit. Each family member carried white chrysanthemums, which they laid at the site after making three customary bows. They were ...

  2. Poultry imports from S Korea halted

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Imports of poultry and related products, including eggs, from South Korea were ceased yesterday until further notice, a spokesman for the Centre for Food Safety said. ... poultry and 5.9 million tonnes of eggs from South Korea from January to October. ...

  3. North Korea's secret disaster

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Salmon

    ... of the secretive state. Monsoon rains lash Korea every summer, but this July the peninsula was swept by the worst floods recorded since 1973, when South Korea first started collecting data. The severe conditions were caused by typhoons coinciding with the monsoon. Sixty people were killed or disappeared in South Korea, and some Seoul neighbourhoods were flooded; the roofs of stalled buses became ...

  4. Blast has blown a hole in wall of secrecy

    Posted Apr 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... publicity. Beyond provision of emergency aid, there are other implications. One of the earliest offers of help came from South Korea, a country with which Pyongyang is technically still at war. Seoul has already approved US$1 million in food and medical supplies, while pledging to send medical teams and hospital ships if necessary. About 30 civic groups in South Korea have already begun ...

  5. A foot in N Korea's door for aid groups

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No foreign aid agencies have been allowed to be stationed in North Korea since 2005. 'Some people do not have adequate shelter, which will be very difficult as winter comes. Water supply ... Greg Torode The August floodwaters have receded in North Korea, and so have the news stories. Yet the full extent of the impact of what some estimates suggest were the worst floods in 40 ...

  6. Aid agencies ordered to halt food handouts

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Coonan

    ... as a 'rogue regime'. Aid experts said increasingly warm bilateral relations between South and North Korea were the reason for the ultimatum. While Seoul gives 100,000 tonnes of rice to North Korea via the UN programme every year, it also makes its own separate contributions, which come without strings attached, such as a need for monitoring. The North Koreans dislike foreign workers ...

  7. Explain this to our dead, relatives tell officials

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Will Clem in Wenzhou, Zhejiang william.clem@scmp.com There were chaotic scenes at Wenzhou South Railway Station yesterday as around 120 relatives of victims from Saturday's high-speed ... the relatives. Saturday's collision, the first fatal accident on the high-speed rail network since D-class express trains were launched in 2007, occurred when the D301 Beijing-Fuzhou train ran ...

  8. Wen to visit quake areas to show support

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by former state councilor Tang Jiaxuan in Beijing that the visit showed how much importance China attached to Sino-Japanese ties. Regarding South Korea, Hu said Wen and Lee would discuss nuclear ... Assistant Foreign Minister Hu Zhengyue said yesterday that Sino-Japan ties were improving after souring last year over an incident involving the disputed Diaoyu Islands, known to Japan ...

  9. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Jan 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... North Korean boss talks up prospects of unified team A senior North Korean sports official reinforced the communist country's commitment to forming a single team with South Korea, according to a news report. 'The two Koreas have already reached agreements in many parts of the discussions and future talks would focus on selecting athletes,' North Korean Olympic ...

  10. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 25, 2012

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... for New York, in the first US visit by a Myanmese leader since 1966. AFP Daughter of S Korean dictator offers apology SEOUL- The ruling party candidate in South Korea's presidential election ... South Korea's first woman president has been plagued by repeated demands to clarify her stance on the excesses of her father's 18-year rule. AFP Floods wreak havoc in India, Pakistan ...




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