Myanmar army, rebels trade claims over helicopter crash

Kachin rebels display the ammunitions they seized from Myanmar soldiers in Laiza, northern Myanmar, last month. Photo: AP

Myanmar’s state media said on Sunday three army personnel were killed when a helicopter crashed in conflict-torn northern Kachin state, rebutting rebel claims that the aircraft had been shot down.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Kia Sorento is worth the price

The biggest mistake that any car reviewer can make before hitting the road with a new set of wheels - that is relatively new to the market - is to Google the vehicle in question.

23 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Active foreign interest and firmer yen result in gains

South Korean share prices closed higher yesterday on active foreign interest.

Brokers said market sentiment was also helped by a firmer Japanese yen and declining money market rates.

Speculation that Ford Motor might beat three bidders at the third Kia Motors auction further contributed to gains, they said.

8 May 2015 - 4:38pm

Kia forms joint venture

South Korea's Kia Motors Corp has agreed to set up a joint-venture company with Jiangsu Yueda to produce knock-down units of its small-car line, the Kia Pride. Kia would invest 30 per cent, or US$45 million, in the joint-venture company which is to be named Yancheng Yueda-Kia Motors, Kia said. Kia will supply 25,000 knock-down units of the Kia Pride annually to the joint venture.

21 May 1998 - 12:00am

Sun shines on Taejon hi-tech

SOLAR and electric cars carrying VIPs and lost children, unmanned vehicles transporting goods, and battery-powered carts collecting refuse are common sights at South Korea's Taejon Expo '93.

Transport is one of the main themes at this science exposition which runs until November.

16 Sep 1993 - 12:00am