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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
The current security crisis in neighboring Iraq is expected to adversely affect the volume of Jordanian-Iraqi trade, especially after the closure of the border in late June, a World Bank report said.
POSTED |  13-08-2014
Lauren Bacall, the willowy actress whose husky voice, sultry beauty and all-too-short May-December romance with Humphrey Bogart made her an everlasting icon of Hollywood, has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She was 89.
POSTED |  13-08-2014
Nepal has approached world’s four top carmakers -- Toyota, Mercedes Benz, BMW and General Motors -- for armored bulletproof vehicles that will be procured for use by seven heads of state and government during the 18th Saarc Summit in Kathmandu.
POSTED |  13-08-2014
In Finland there is a place dedicated to the great outdoors and hunting, one of the country's most popular hobbies, where enthusiasts can learn all about the past and present: the Hunting Museum of Finland.
POSTED |  13-08-2014
Seeking duty-free access for more Bangladeshi products to the Chinese market, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday (12 August 2014) said that allocating a separate economic and industrial zone in Chittagong for Chinese investors is under her government’s consideration.
POSTED |  12-08-2014
Two family members of a French adventurer missing in Alaska for more than two months have traveled thousands of miles in hopes of finding some, if any, clues about his disappearance.
POSTED |  12-08-2014
As bombs explode in Gaza, Palestinian teenager Farah Baker grabs her smartphone or laptop before ducking for cover to tap out tweets that capture the drama of the tumult and fear around her.
POSTED |  12-08-2014
An Indian farmer has lodged a complaint against a police officer in the town of Lalitpur, alleging that he was mercilessly beaten and forced to drink urine for defying his orders.
POSTED |  12-08-2014
China's first recoverable moon orbiter will be launched before the end of 2014 and will travel to the moon before returning to earth, according to the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND)
POSTED |  11-08-2014
Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has returned home from a trip overseas, putting an end to speculation she would stay away from Thailand as prosecutors decide whether to indict her for mismanaging a state rice-buying scheme.
POSTED |  11-08-2014
South Asian journalists gathering at a symposium in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu on Sunday (10 August 2014) concluded that media publications in the region have not been able to report on each other’s issues due to less people-to-people connectivity.
POSTED |  11-08-2014
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, has won the country's first direct presidential election in the first round after taking more than 50 percent of the vote, according to Turkey's election board.
POSTED |  11-08-2014
The people who have left Finland to participate in the ongoing Syrian civil war represent a total of 16 different ethnic groups, the Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) has revealed.
POSTED |  10-08-2014
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China now the biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston
China now the biggest source of foreign tourists to Boston
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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