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Xiang'an District to be built as Xiamen's east urban center

The Xiamen government is taking efforts to build Xiang’an District into the east urban center of the city. With an exploitable area of more than 100 square meters, Xiang’an District is expected to attract a large amount of leading enterprises in different industry areas from all over the world. Recently, 6 projects from the Xiang’an Torch High-tech Development Zone have been listed in the national major key-product plan for 2014. Besides, Xiang’an’s industries completed investments equaling RMB 4.98 billion in the first half of 2014, accountin... Read More

China shamed again after fight on Chongqing-Hong Kong flight

A fight broke out among four Chinese passengers on a flight from Chongqing to Hong Kong yesterday that almost forced the captain to turn back, Air China said. It was the second scandal within a week involving Chinese air travelers after an AirAsia flight attendant had hot water poured over her when a couple became angry that they weren’t sitting together. On Air China flight CA433 that took off at 9am yesterday from Chongqing, two female passengers first complained to the family behind that their child was making too much noise. They in turn compl... Read More

Video of Zhengzhou man dresses in late wife's clothes on bus goes viral

Scroll down for video A video showing a man dressed in clothes that allegedly belonged to his late wife on a bus in Zhengzhou, Henan province went viral online yesterday. Reports indicate that the man was seen wearing a red bra with two apples inside, a pair of high heels shoes and a pair of women’s long-johns. Residents in Zhengzhou said that he is commonly seen in public dressed this way, according to Tencent News. Friends of the man told reporters that the clothes all belonged to his wife, who passed away years ago. He started wearing her clothe... Read More

1 tourist killed, 11 injured after 2 hot air balloons crash in Turkey

A TOURIST was killed and 11 others injured when two hot air balloons crashed during a sightseeing ride over the popular tourist region of Cappadocia. The accident occurred early on Wednesday over the famed sculpted rock formations in the Guvercinlik Valley of Nevsehir province in Turkey, the Dogan news agency reported. The balloons simultaneously went down after strong winds blew them off course, Nevsehir Governor Mehmet Ceylan said, according to Dogan. One balloon’s basket was dragged 150 metres before it made a rough landing and flipped, Dogan added.... Read More

Old couple trapped in new 'keyless' car for 13 hours in NZ

Overwhelming array ... A New Zealand couple became ‘trapped’ in their new car after leaving the remote ‘keyless’ control inside their house. Source: Mazda Source: Supplied A NEW Zealand woman was left unconscious and her husband gasping for breath after being trapped in their new ‘keyless’ car for 13 hours. The incident, reported by the Otago Daily Times at the weekend, reportedly happened in the South Island district of Alexandra in November. Now, the victims — Mollieanne Smith, 65, and Brian Smith, 68, have decided to ... Read More

Dawood Ibrahim, 15, escapes Taliban bloodshed after alarm clock fails to wake him up

Tough: Dawood is showing no emotion, his brother says A boy of 15 escaped the Pakistan school massacre after his alarm clock failed to wake him in time for class. Dawood Ibrahim is the only survivor of a class of nine at the military school in Peshawar where 148 people, including 132 children, were slaughtered by crazed Pakistani Taliban militants. Today his brother Sufyan Ibrahim reflected on how his sibling escaped Pakistan’s deadliest slaughter in years. Dawood overslept after going to a wedding the previous evening and went to bed late. Amid the mass... Read More

100 racers competing for title of 2014 Xiamen Jimei motor rally

The final of the 2014 Xiamen Jimei Chinese Circuit Offroad Championship will be held from Dec 17 to 19 in Shuanglongtan scenic spot, Jimei district, Xiamen, Fujian province. After eight preliminary contests, 100 racing drivers from 15 teams will compete for the final championship. The 2014 Xiamen Jimei Sports Entertainment Festival and accessorial activities will also follow in quick succession after the competition to compose an automobile tourism carnival, which will combine sports, leisure, entertainment, tourism and dining. The sports entertainment festival consists... Read More

'Secret' ingredient found in Roman concrete: scientists

The Pantheon, Trajan's Market and the Colosseum have stood the test of time for nearly 2,000 years. But unlike these majestic Roman structures, today's cities are plagued by crumbling 1960s concrete tower blocks and decaying fly-overs. Now scientists have found a 'secret' ingredient in Roman concrete that helped it endure the elements – and they believe modern engineers could follow the recipe. Pictured are the markets of the Trajan complex, constructed about 100 CE. Drill core concrete samples from the lower supporting wall were analyzsd in this study ... Read More
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