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  1. News - World - CANADA

    Bodies recovered slowly in Quebec train derailment

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 04:57pm by Associated Press in Lac-Megantic, Quebec

    ... of the other seven Friday, saying their families had not been notified yet. Earlier Friday, mourners gathered in a church near the crash site. Around town, flags flew at half-mast and small, impromptu ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea mourns late leader Kim Jong-il

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 09:59am by AFP

    ... at half-mast. The ceremony was broadcast live on state TV, with an emotional commentary provided by a female announcer. “Our people and the military are tearfully longing for the sunny smile of our dear ...

  3. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Mourners mass for homecoming of Cambodian ex-king

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 03:17pm by Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh

    ... on Monday aged 89. His coffin was transported through the Chinese capital earlier on Wednesday to the airport in a bus decorated with yellow ribbons and flowers, while flags flew at half-mast ...

  4. Beijing raises death toll to 77 after long silence

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... and questioned whether anyone would take responsibility and apologise. 'Will the government lower the flag to half mast for the dead?' said another microblog user posting under the name ...

  5. Comment - Blogs

    Details demanded on Romney's Bain Capital investments in China

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 08:22am by John Kennedy

    ... China flies flag at Half-mast in Honor of Sihanouk Caixin--  Blood in the Water China Daily--  Shrine visit 'will fuel row'  --  Coast guard actions 'worrisome'  --  Obama ...

  6. Success of ESF effort exceeds all expectations

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... V School in Kowloon, the entire student body formed a circle of remembrance for two minutes of silence, with the school flag flown at half mast. Laura Zhang, 12, a pupil at West Island School, ... ripped apart and the nature destroyed.' Bradley Raper, 16, a Year 12 student at the school, gave $500, half from his pocket money and half from his parents. 'Five hundred dollars ...

  7. Manila Bus Tragedy

    Posted Aug 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fly at half mast in Hong Kong- Protests are held at the Philippine consulate AUG 25 Wednesday- Tsang calls for calm amid signs of a racist backlash- A survivor says Mendoza had not intended ...

  8. Hong Kong to unite in silent remembrance

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a spokesman for the authority said. Flags at government departments will continue to be flown at half-mast today. By 2pm yesterday, more than 5,100 people had signed the condolence books provided ...

  9. The day in brief

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offices flew at half-mast and the stock exchange held a minute's silence as Hong Kong mourned. Over 40,000 people signed up to a Facebook page dedicated to the victims. Chief Executive Donald ...

  10. Nation to honour Qinghai victims today

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Mandy Zuo and Fiona Tam China will observe a national mourning today for victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Qinghai a week ago. According to the State Council, national flags will fly at half-mast across the country and in Chinese embassies all over the world. All public entertainment will be halted. In Qinghai, local people will pay a three-minute silent tribute ...




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