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  1. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Beijing’s urban planning authorities are for the first time seriously considering creating “wind pathways” in the capital in the future to combat severe air pollution. The concept entails designing sections of the city in a wa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat
  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China to consider British help on tunnel in exchange for role in rail and energy projects

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... to consider British aid on tunnel China might allow Britain to take part in the construction of a large undersea tunnel in exchange for a role in its high-speed railway and nuclear power projects, ... to Britain yesterday and is expected to discuss finance and trade matters with his counterpart, David Cameron, during his trip. Professor Wang Mengshu, deputy chief engineer with China Railway Tunnel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1534375/china-consider-british-help-tunnel-exchange-role-rail-and-energy-projects
  3. News - World - TRANSPORT

    After 20 years, Channel Tunnel's doubters quieted by its success

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tunnel ended Britain's 'splendid isolation', but it never brought the dangers so many predicted Chunnel vision: 20-year success story Fearing an invasion of rabid animals, terrorists, immigrants and the loss of their cherished island isolation, many Britons were highly suspicious of the Channel Tunnel. But two decades after the sub-sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1504321/after-20-years-channel-tunnels-doubters-quieted-its-success
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    The US$185m New York tunnel to nowhere

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Taking shape on Manhattan's far west side is a US$185 million, federally funded tunnel that leads to nowhere, for now. The 243-metre-long, 10-metre-deep concrete trench could someday lead to two new commuter rail tunnels under the Hudson River to New Jersey, if the billions needed to build them ever materialise. The access tunnel is being built now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1500209/us185m-new-york-tunnel-nowhere
  5. News - China - NEPAL

    Chinese national trapped in Nepal tunnel with other labourers rescued

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kathmandu Thirteen workers rescued, three still missing Thirteen of the workers including a Chinese national trapped by a landslide inside the tunnel of a hydroelectric power ... falling earth and rocks blocked the tunnel entrance, are still out of contact. “I am lucky to be out. Initially, I thought I would die inside,” Bishal Gole, a 21-year-old labourer, said from Kaski ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1497571/chinese-national-trapped-nepal-tunnel-other-labourers-rescued
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang ‘seals tunnel ahead of nuclear test’, say South Korean officials

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 10:11pm by AGENCIES

    ... Andrew Salmon in Seoul Site has been readied for underground blast to coincide with Barack Obama's visit to Seoul Pyongyang 'seals tunnel ahead of nuclear test' North Korea has apparently sealed the tunnel to its nuclear test site, a significant sign that it may carry out its fourth nuclear test imminently, according to an official in Seoul. The move came as US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1496205/pyongyang-seals-tunnel-ahead-nuclear-test-say-south-korean-officials
  7. News - World - DISEASE

    London Crossrail tunnel dig gives insight into Black Plague victims

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by AP

    ... "It's incredible, really." The 25 skeletons were uncovered last year during work on Crossrail, a railway that's boring 21km of tunnels under the heart of the city. Archaeologists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1461087/london-crossrail-tunnel-dig-gives-insight-black-plague-victims
  8. News - China - ACCIDENT

    31 killed as truck collision turns Chinese tunnel into fiery death trap

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 02:19pm by WU NAN

    ... trucks that triggered an explosion inside a northern Chinese tunnel filled with trucks carrying coal and other flammable materials. Investigators said today that leakage from the two crashed methanol tankers inside the tunnel in China's Shanxi province two weeks ago killed at least 31 people, with nine still missing, according to Xinhua. Initial reports on March 1, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447749/31-killed-truck-collision-turns-chinese-tunnel-fiery-death-trap
  9. News - World - GAZA

    Gaza’s sole power plant knocked out by Israeli strike

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:32pm by Reuters

    ... by the dominant Hamas movement and other armed groups. Ten days later, it sent in ground forces with the declared aim of destroying Hamas tunnels that criss-cross the border area. Though international ... freedom.” The Israeli military said five soldiers were killed in a battle with militants who crossed into Israel via a tunnel near the community of Nahal Oz, close to the Gaza border. Israeli Army ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561942/gazas-sole-power-plant-knocked-out-israeli-strike
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Gaza death toll tops 340 as UN chief heads to Middle East in peace effort

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 05:05pm by AFP

    ... is necessary to stop militants tunnelling into the Jewish state. Despite the pounding, Palestinian commandos managed to infiltrate, triggering a skirmish with an army patrol that left two Israeli ... casualties. Troops killed a Palestinian militant who tunnelled into southern Israel, but others managed to withdraw back into Gaza, an army statement said. "Several terrorists infiltrated Israel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556604/gaza-death-toll-tops-300-un-chief-heads-middle-east-peace-effort

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