Publication: Global Times

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Myanmar's border trade hits over 4 bln USD in 2013-14 FY

Myanmar's border trade hit 4.585 billion USdollars in the fiscal year 2013-14, up over 830 million dollars compared with that of the same period of 2012-13 fiscal year, local media reported Saturday.Of the total, the export stood 2.757 billion dollars ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

US drone hits al-Qaida convoy in Yemen, 21 terrorists killed

Up to 21 al-Qaida militants were killed in a US drone air raid on their convoy in Yemen's southeastern province of al-Bayda early on Saturday, an army officer said. E-mail Print ... [Published Global Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

'100 Doraemon Secret Gadgets Expo' kicks off in Beijing

This combo of photos shows visitors posing for a selfie next to Doraemon figures at an exhibition of "100 Doraemon Secret Gadgets Expo" in Beijing, capital of China, April 19, 2014. The exhibition kicked off here on Saturday. A hundred life-size Doraemon ... [Published Global Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

19 confirmed dead in mine flood

The death toll from a mine flood in Southwest China's Yunnan Province rose to 19 on Friday as rescuers found 14 more bodies, with three others still missing.The accident, which occurred at 4:50 am on April 7 at the Xiahaizi coal mine in Qujing, trapped ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Activists sentenced for disrupting order during protest

Four Chinese activists who allegedly disrupted public order through their involvement in campaigns to demand education equality and the public disclosure of officials' assets were on Friday given sentences from two to three and a half years in prison ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Beijing, Protest, Prison
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Developed countries face safety crises too

An arrest warrant has been issued for the captain of the ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea, an accident that killed 28 people and left nearly 270 missing.The tragedy has broken the hearts of the parents and relatives of the school kids. As ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Locked in the classroom

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GTSchools in China traditionally organize outings for students in spring and fall. For Chinese students, outings mean an opportunity to break away from their heavy school workload and close in on nature. However, such valuable ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Home prices in major cities grow at slower rate in March

Home prices in 70 major cities expanded at a slower pace in March, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Friday.According to the NBS, 69 out of the 70 major cities tracked by the NBS still saw rising new home prices in March ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shut-in students need to get out into real world

Illustration: Peter C. Espina/GTSpring's soft season provides a wonderful time for universities and colleges to set physical fitness tests for students. And the 800-meter and 1,000-meter races represent the most difficult tasks among all physical education ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cultural roundtable

Ambassadors and envoys from 26 countries participate the Global Ambassador Roundtable Forum on Friday, marking the fifth anniversary of the launch of the English edition of the Global Times newspaper. The theme was cultural heritage in the new era. Photo: ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Li Hao
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Divers enter sunken S.Korea ship in hunt for survivors

Divers battled strong currents and murky waters Friday to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators revealed the captain was not at the helm when the vessel capsized with hundreds on board.South Korean prosecutors sought ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

2014 Geely GX7 launched after upgrading: making versatile and comfortable SUV

After piles of work for upgrading, 2014 Geely GX7 was finally launched in Boao, Hainan Province on March 3, 2014. The prices for its eight models equipped with 1.8L, 2.0L and 2.4L engines range from 92,900 to 129,900 yuan.To fully satisfy the needs of ... [Published Global Times - Apr 18 2014]

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...coastguard commander Kim Soo-hyun stressed they would not begin lifting the multi-deck ferry until they were sure there were no survivors inside. "I want to be clear: There won't be any salvage work done against the will of the families" Kim said.AFP - Xinhua E-mail Print
The statement said that while authorities were preparing to send them back, "Several of the illegal migrants seized an AK-47 rifle from a Vietnamese officer and opened fire around noon" killing one guard on the spot
"The real-name online accusation is an important form of anti-corruption. The central government is quite supportive and has offered several online platforms for citizens to report corruption, " Zhu Lijia, director of the public research department of the Chinese Academy of Governance, told the Global Times. E-mail Print
The defense lawyers have questioned the charge. "The concept of 'disrupting public order' is very flexible and difficult to identify" said Sui

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