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Xiamen Metro Line 1 expected to be extended into Tong'an District

Construction on Xiamen’s first metro line, which will stretch 30.3 km from the southern part of Xiamen Island to Jimei District in the north, is now in full swing Construction on Xiamen’s first metro line, which will stretch 30.3 km from the southern part of Xiamen Island to Jimei District in the north, is in full swing. And now, the planned metro line is expected to be extended into Tong’an District, according to taihainet.com. Metro Line 1 will be the backbone line of Xiamen’s planned metro line network, covering 24 planned stops: Zhen... Read More

48 killed & 10 injured after failed emergency landing in Taiwan

Rescue personnel survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 in Taiwan's Penghu county, July 23, 2014. [Photo/Agencies] A relative of a passenger on board the crashed TransAsia Airways plane cries in Kaohsiung International Airport, southern Taiwan, July 23, 2014. A TransAsia Airways turboprop ATR-72 plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm in Penghu county on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said. [Photo/Agencies] Forty-eight people have been confirmed dead and 10 injured in a Taiwan plane crash... Read More

Chinese restaurant in Sydney refutes claims of charging English speakers extra

A Sichuan restaurant in Sydney will reportedly sue the Daily Telegraph after they published an article claiming that the eatery charged native English speakers 10% more than Chinese customers. The restaurant was ironically bombarded with racial abuse as a result. The Daily Mail reports: A story in Sydney's Daily Telegraph newspaper claimed the Yin Li SIchuan Chinese Restaurant charged English-speaking customers 'more than 10 per cent extra per dish' than on the Chinese language menu. Since the story appeared, the restaurant has been the subject of at least ten racist t... Read More

US detected the launch of missile that brought down MH17: official

The United States detected the launch of the “specific missile” that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, a senior administration official told reporters on Tuesday. U.S. intelligence followed “this specific missile” as it was fired from “a geographic area” controlled by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, said the official, who requested anonymity. It followed the near-vertical flight path characteristic of an SA-11 launch. “We did pick up a launch. We were able to have the ability to track this... Read More

1 killed, 92 injured after 2 trains collide in South Korea's Taebaek

One car from each train derailed after an accident that took place between Taebaek Station and Mungok Station in Taebaek, Gangwon Province, about 270 kilometers east of Seoul, authorities said. One car from each train derailed after an accident that took place between Taebaek Station and Mungok Station in Taebaek, Gangwon Province, about 270 kilometers east of Seoul, authorities said. The accident occurred around 5:53 p.m. A 77-year-old woman surnamed Park was killed and 92 are being treated for injuries at nearby hospitals. According to state-run railroad operator KO... Read More

Nebraska couple holds wedding in Omaha's largest cemetery

In a July 19, 2014 photo, Oliver Bonham-Carter and Janyl Jumadinova hold their wedding ceremony at the chapel at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha, Neb. the bride is from Kyrgyzstan and holds a firm belief in spirits. Some of the groom's ancestors are buried in the cemetery. The couple married earlier this year in a small ceremony in Pennsylvania, but wanted to hold another ceremony so friends and family could bear witness. A Nebraska couple chose an unusual venue for their wedding: the largest cemetery in Omaha. Janyl Jumadinova and Oliver Bonham-Carter exchanged vows Satur... Read More

Indian teen Ashik Gavai, 17, has 232 teeth removed from mouth

Ashik Gavai is seen here after the operation, with the teeth that were removed Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation. Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumbai's JJ Hospital's dental department, told the BBC. The teenager had been suffering for 18 months and travelled to the city from his village after local doctors failed to identify the cause of the problem. Doctors have described his condition as "very rare" and "a wor... Read More

UNESCO experts conduct assessment of Ningde Global Geopark

A group photo in Baishuiyang. A group of experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) came to Baishuiyang and Yuanyangxi scenic spots in Ningde city, Fujian province, on July 18, to conduct a mid-term assessment of Ningde Global Geopark. Wu Yunming, head of Pingnan county, spoke to the experts about the conditions of Pingnan and the assessment preparation work in Baishuiyang and Yuanyangxi scenic spots. The experts said that Pingnan had unique geographical and cultural advantages to protect and construct a Global Geopark and t... Read More

Nvidia unveils Android-powered Shield Tablet, controller for gamers

The Shield Tablet is designed to be paired with one of its new optional controllers Nvidia has unveiled a gaming-focused tablet that works with a new separate controller. The 8in (20.3cm) Android-powered Shield Tablet - which can also stream games from a PC - is the firm's second handheld device, but the first to be sold outside the US. Many of the details of the machine were first revealed by the BBC earlier this month. One expert said the price was "well pitched" but questioned its appeal. "One major weakness of the Shield ecosystem is the lac... Read More
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