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Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.


Related Topix: Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Rescue Underway in South Korea for Passengers of Sunken Ferry

A rescue team is working desperately to save people on a capsized ferry off South Korea.


Related Topix: Travel, South Korea Travel, South Korea, World News,

Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Asks Chinese Wax Museum to Make Kim Il-sung Taller

North Korea asked a Chinese waxwork expert to make a figure of nation founder Kim Il-sung taller than he really was.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, North Korea Travel,

From Asia To California

Several months ago, Global Hotel Network invited me to share my views of the impact on Orange County, California-and the entire US-that the coming avalanche of tourists from mainland China will have on all of us in the hospitality industry and beyond.


Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Travel, China Travel, Avalanche, Beijing, China Travel

The Washington Post

Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall amid tenuous political transition

When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Iran protests UN ambassador ban to United Nations

Iran's U.N. Mission sent a letter to the U.N.'s Committee on Relations with the Host Country and released a copy of it Monday night.


Related Topix: Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Europe Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel, Iran, World News,

Malaysia Chronicle

Will Umno Apologize for Utusan's Cia Links Story? Us denies MH370 'cover-up'

WASHINGTON has strongly refuted all allegations of a cover-up in the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.


Related Topix: Travel, Malaysia Travel, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, World News, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Travel

The Nation

Indian lady dies of heart attack after seeing her brother after 16 years

For news details visit : For news details Read on : Indian lady dies of heart attack after seeing her brother after 16 years Lahore- An Indian woman, who came to Pakistan to visit her brother after 16 years, has died after a heart ... (more)


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Pakistan Travel, Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan Travel


Asian air pollution could have impact on global weather patterns

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, World News, India,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

I Thought Everyone Was Exaggerating About How Great The Airport In...

Since I live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I try to fly out of New York's LaGuardia Airport whenever I can.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Travel, South Korea Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

The Standard

Feasts fear hits home

Public officials in the mainland are running scared in the wake of a new directive to local authorities strongly discouraging them from hosting feasts.


Related Topix: Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel, World News, China,

The New Zealand Herald

Oravida uses Key photo in scampi ad

The Prime Minister's picture in the corner of a full page ad for Oravida's scampi was spotted on the back cover of an in-flight magazine by a New Zealand businessman on a domestic Chinese flight.


Related Topix: Travel, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel

Bury Times

Kids swim the length of Great Wall of China

Front row: Sam Bird, Lucy Legg, Kate Bird, Lucy Cheong and Millie Ealing in front of supporters and, back row, Bury Grammar Girls head girl Caroline McKittrick A STRENUOUS challenge saw kind-hearted youngsters paddle the equivalent length of the Great Wall of China - raising A 1,850 for two causes close to their hearts.


Related Topix: Travel, China Travel, Family, Kids

Wisbech Standard

GALLERY; Pedal power is a winner for Debbie in her marathon bike ride around Vietnam

Cockroaches in the bedrooms, sheer drops on either side of narrow tracks and being announced glamour girl of the mountains is all in a day's pedalling for super fund raiser Debbie Smith who has returned home after a gruelling charity bike ride across Vietnam.


Related Topix: Travel, Vietnam Travel, Vietnam, World News

Bangkok Post

Call to protect Koh Tachai from...

The increasing popularity of Koh Tachai, situated between the Similan and Surin islands in the Andaman Sea, as a tourist destination has prompted the tourism sector to ask the authorities to ensure it is not spoiled and polluted.


Related Topix: World News, Thailand, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand Travel


Fire-affected Azerbaijani citizens to return home

The necessary work is being conducted to return Azerbaijani citizens home whose passports were burned during the bus accident in the city of Ardabil, the Azerbaijani Consulate General in Tabriz told Trend on April 14. "These Azerbaijani citizens are now on the border," spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry in Iran's Ardebil province Bahruz Zae ... (more)


Related Topix: Iran, World News, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Europe Travel, Iraq,

The New Zealand Herald

Flight MH370: Sub will be used in search for jet - official

Cheryl Mierzwa, left, systems engineer for Bluefin Robotics, helps guide a submarine onto the deck of a boat.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Malaysia

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Accused in Vhong case attempts to leave PH

MANILA One of the men accused of beating actor Vhong Navarro last January 22 attempted to leave the Philippines early Monday.


Related Topix: Vhong Navarro, Travel, Philippines Travel, Philippines, World News, US News

Greenwich Citizen

Check Out Beijing's Forbidden City Before It Starts Limiting Visitors [PHOTOS]

The former Imperial Palace sees about 7 million visitors each year, and officials think that's just too many people.


Related Topix: Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

The Atlantic

Fly'n'Drive Notes From All Over

Scene 1 , from China this week. Thanks to many people there who sent me this news item and asked whether I had missed my historic chance: A mysterious and debonair foreigner lands a plane on a road in Sichuan province, taxis over to a gas station and fills up, and then heads on his way.


Related Topix: Travel, China Travel, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Redlands, CA, us Travel