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More ship searches: MOTC
Mon 21 Apr 2014
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday that it is considering raising the percentage of passenger ships subject to random inspections by the seaport authority from 6... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala)
KONE Ecodisc Elevator in Fireman's Mode.Phase two mode can only be activated by a key switch located inside the elevator on the centralized control panel. This mode was created for firefighters so that they may rescue people from a burning building.
Guangzhou CTF Financial Centre   Hitachi   Photos   Wikipedia: Elevator   World
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World's fastest elevator in China!
Mon 21 Apr 2014
Tokyo: Japan's Hitachi on Monday said it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds of up to 72 kilometres (45 miles) per hour, to a high-rise building in China. The lifts will... (photo: Creative Commons / Codename Cueball)
Singapore Expo Food Fai  Stuff  Tue 15 Apr 2014
Taiwan food: Around a tribal table
Within a minute of us taking a seat at the communal table, plates start to appear: sizzling shrimps atop a bed of crispy noodles, a delightfully oily egg-and-flour-based pancake showered with... (photo: WN / Periasamy)
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A student writes the Italian essay during the first day of the maturita' exams  CNN  Tue 1 Apr 2014
Report: 15-year-olds in Asia are better problem solvers than in the U.S.
April 1, 2014 -- Updated 1220 GMT (2020 HKT) More than 85,000 15-year-olds in 44 countries were tested by the OECD. (File picture) (CNN) -- Children in Asian countries are on average better problem... (photo: AP / Antonio Calanni)
Asian Children   OECD   Photos   Problem Solving   Wikipedia: Problem solving
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In this May 5, 2011, shows a unidentified man smoking medical marijuana during karaoke night at the Cannabis Cafe, in Portland, Ore Headlines India Mon 24 Mar 2014
Smoking increases risk of TB recurrence: Study
New Delhi, March 24: Regular tobacco smoke increases the risk of recurrence of tuberculosis in patients, a new study has found. The study published Monday provides... (photo: AP / Rick Bowmer)
Health   Lung Disease   Photos   Smoking   Wikipedia: Tuberculosis
Jack Ma, chairman of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, gestures during a conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 20, 2012 Business Insider Tue 18 Mar 2014
The Most High-Profile IPO since Facebook To Kickoff Talks On March 25
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will hold the kickoff meeting for its planned U.S. initial public offering on March 25, setting... (photo: AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Alibaba Group   Alibaba IPO   Facebook IPO   Photos   Wikipedia: Alibaba Group
 Chinese investors check stock prices at the Zhong Xin securities stock trading house in Beijing, China Wednesday Feb. 28, 2007. Chinese stocks bounced back Wednesday after their biggest decline in a decade, but stock markets in Asia and Europe fell for a Springfield News-Sun Tue 25 Feb 2014
Asian stocks mostly higher despite China jitters
Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday despite jitters about China's housing market after Wall Street's unexpectedly strong showing. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.2... (photo: (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel))
Asian Stocks   Hang Seng   Photos   S&P/ASX 200   Shanghai Composite Index   Wikipedia: S&P/ASX 200
Sitting at a table with Japanese and other foreign media, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou discusses the bitter South China Sea island dispute between China and Japan at a Presidential Office press briefing in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, Jan. 31, Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Ma’s urgency over joining TPP has a ‘political agenda’
President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) recent sense of urgency about joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and his deliberate linking of the TPP and the completion of the... (photo: AP / Wally Santana)
Business   Photos   Politics   Taipei   Wikipedia: Ma Ying-jeou
 Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, center, leaves Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Thursday, June 7, 2007. Lee visited the Tokyo war shrine Thursday to pray for his brother enshrined there, a move that could upset China which vilifies the building as a symbol Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Former president Lee appears for cross-examination
Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) made his appearance at the Taiwan High Court yesterday to defend himself in a case in which he is accused of having embezzled state... (photo: (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara))
Courts   Photos   Politics   Taipei   Wikipedia: Lee Teng-hui
China's newly appointed leader Xi Jinping attends a meeting with foreign experts at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Xi’s comments against public opinion: DPP
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) comments that suggested using the longstanding Beijing cross-strait initiative of “one country, two systems (一國兩制)” in dealing with... (photo: AP / Ed Jones, Pool)
Beijing   Business   Photos   Politics   Wikipedia: Xi Jinping

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