23March2017

World Actuality

Your Daily News

Bomb detonated at Beijing airport

A man in a wheelchair set off a homemade bomb in Terminal 3 of the Beijing International Airport on Saturday evening, injuring himself but no one else, Chinese state media reported.

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S’pore can play bigger role in ASEAN

SINGAPORE — In a rising Asia, there is a bigger role that Singapore can play, including providing leadership and exporting technological and infrastructural services, academics said yesterday at the Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA) 50th anniversary dinner.

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Chinese Couple Fall to Death while Having Sex against Window

A COUPLE are believed to have fallen to their deaths when a window they were having sex against gave way, say reports.

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India: 25 Children Die After Eating School Meal

Some 25 children, aged between four and 12, have died after eating free meals at a primary school in eastern India.

Dozens more needed hospital treatment in Patna, the Bihar state capital, after they fell ill following a lunch of rice, soybean and lentils on Tuesday. 

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Hello Kitty gets her first comic, launches fan-fiction contest

Hello Kitty may be new to the Comic-Con scene, but she’s aiming to make a splash.

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China Growth Slows In The Second Quarter

China's economy slowed in the second quarter of 2013 to 7.5% according to data released by the Chinese government.

The first quarter of 2013 saw economic growth at a level of 7.7%. The latest figure means growth slowed in all but two of the last 13 quarters for the world's second largest economy.

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India Floods: 6,000 Missing Presumed Dead

Almost 6,000 people who have been missing since northern India was struck by floods and landslides last month are now presumed dead.

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Panama intercepts N. Korea ship with suspected arms

Panama on Monday stopped a North Korean vessel that President Ricardo Martinelli said had sailed from Cuba and tried to illegally sneak suspected sophisticated missile material through the Panama Canal.

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Indonesia hunts 100 convicts after deadly jailbreak

Some 1,000 Indonesian police and soldiers deployed Friday to capture about 100 inmates who escaped from an overcrowded Sumatran prison after it was set alight during riots over power cuts and water shortages that left five dead.

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