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Singer Jay Park successfully held showcases in Shanghai and Chengdu in China over the weekend, his management agency said on Monday (18 August 2014).
POSTED |  18-08-2014
Crib notes on the inside of a T-shirt, on rulers or the back of calculators – South African university students are brazenly cheating in tests and exams.
POSTED |  18-08-2014
The most popular name for boys in Britain is Muhammad — far outpacing the previous winner, Oliver, according to records from the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
POSTED |  18-08-2014
Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday (17 August 2014), saying he wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a “conqueror” but is rather a partner in dialogue.
POSTED |  17-08-2014
The Thai Army has stepped up its search for people responsible for scattering hundreds of anti-coup leaflets in front of the Army headquarters early on Saturday (16 August 2014).
POSTED |  17-08-2014
Jordan will import about one-third of its needs of natural gas from Gaza Strip's offshore gas fields at the end of 2017, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed said.
POSTED |  17-08-2014
SUVs and crossover utility vehicles, or CUVs, are increasing in popularity again in the United States, and that means there is more opportunity for them to be stolen.
POSTED |  17-08-2014
The world’s first social robot for the family, “Jibo,” is being made in the US city of Boston by a leading roboticist who believes that in a few years, the platform could be as ubiquitous as the iPad.
POSTED |  15-08-2014
In a bid to discourage the use of plastic and polythene bags, some 15 elected members of the Constituent Assembly from Kathmandu Valley have joined hands to initiate a plastic free campaign in Nepal.
POSTED |  15-08-2014
Brunei can benefit from a greater flexibility of both unskilled and skilled labour migration, according to a report issued by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
POSTED |  15-08-2014
South Africa is a broken nation due to the violent history that preceded democracy, Father Michael Lapsley said on Friday (15 August 2014).
POSTED |  15-08-2014
The spectre of “sleeping pilots” is back to haunt Indian flyers. A Jet Airways aircraft winging its way from Mumbai to Brussels last Friday suddenly dropped 5,000 feet in the Ankara airspace over Turkey.
POSTED |  14-08-2014
Authorities have identified the body of the only New Zealand resident killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine nearly a month ago.
POSTED |  14-08-2014
Danish students do not show enough respect to their classroom teachers. So says the results of a new poll conducted by Megafon for TV2 News in Copenhagen.
POSTED |  14-08-2014
Indonesia’s aviation industry needs up to 600 new pilots and 800 new aircraft technicians per year to keep pace with the swiftly increasing travel market demand.
POSTED |  14-08-2014
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China now the biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston
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A record number of Chinese tourists visited Boston last year, dethroning the United Kingdom as the No.1 source of overseas tourists.
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