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325 students on board when ferry began to capsize

A coast guard helicopter hovers over a ferry as it sinks off South Korea’s southern coast. The ferry, with 462 people on board, most of them high school students, started to list heavily about three hours from its destination, the holiday island of Jeju.

Canadian lights up the future in city with solar-powered energy

Canadian Jason Inch checks the solar panels in Xuhui District yesterday. The six solar panels he installed on the roof of his office can support 70- plus 10-watt LED bulbs in the six-storey building.

G’day to William, Kate and George

Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds her son Prince George as his father, Britain’s Prince William, shows the royal baby a toy wombat given as a present to him by Australia’s Governor-General Peter Cosgrove (second left) at Admiralty House in Sydney yesterday. — Reuters

Diamond League slated for May 18

Xie Wenjun (right), local 110-meter hurdler, and Yang Yansheng (left), Chinese pole vaulter, together with officials from the Shanghai Sports Bureau hold the launch ceremony for the 2014 IAAF Shanghai Diamond League yesterday. The event, which takes place on May 18 at Shanghai Stadium, will mark the 10th anniversary of China’s leading international athletics meet.


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Eco design fair urges small, positive steps

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‘Golden rice bowls’ lose luster for grads

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F1 fans can expect a wet contest over the weekend

FANS of Formula One are being advised to carry umbrellas with them as forecasters are predicting a wet race for


Matchmakers sued as bride takes off

A MAN who married a young Vietnamese woman after being introduced to her by unlicensed local matchmaking agencies

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Hangzhou is now searching for Chinese and English slogans in an effort to promote the city

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Railway worker suspected of sabotage in train derailment

A RAILWAY worker in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province is being held by police in connection with the derailment


Strike highlights bosses’ social security ‘tricks’

THOUSANDS of workers were on strike for a third day yesterday at a factory in southern China that makes shoes for


Watchdog: 31% of Beijing’s smog is from vehicles


3 dead, 5 missing in E China chemical plant blast


Mother attacks nurse after needle mix-up


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