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Half A Million in Lockdown As Beijing Fights New Virus

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – China imposed a strict lockdown on nearly half a million people near the capital to contain a fresh coronavirus outbreak on Sunday, as authorities warned it was soon to “relax” over the new cluster of cases. After China largely brought the virus under control, hundreds have been infected in Beijing and cases […]Read More

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Thaksin and Yingluck pictured shopping in China

Fugitive ex-prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was seen in a photo with her brother Thaksin, also a fugitive ex-PM, buying chestnuts in Beijing, China. The photo was published on Matichon Online website on Saturday afternoon. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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China’s Capital Beijing is Sinking 11 cm Per Year

Beijing is sinking 11cm a year because the city is using too much ground water, according to a new study. The Chinese capital Beijing is one of the top countries in the world in terms of water scarcity, and the water in soil and rock formations just below its surface accounts for two-thirds of its […]Read More

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One Dead in Explosion at Chemical Lab in Beijing University

At least one person died as a result of a blast at a chemical laboratory in an university in the Chinese capital, local media reported Friday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The explosion took place in Tsinghua University, China Radio International (CRI) reported on its website. The blast’s cause is under investigation. Read more: sputniknews.comRead More

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Iranians, Thai woman involved in passports used on missing Malaysian

BANGKOK, March 11 – Thai authorities on Tuesday revealed that the missing Malaysian Airlines’ Beijing-bound tickets of two imposters travelling with passports stolen in Thailand were booked by an Iranian and paid by a Thai woman. Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told a news conference Tuesday that investigators had determined one was a 19-year-old […]Read More

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Suspected Malaysia Airlines MH 370 debris found off Vietnam coast:

BANGKOK, March 9 – A Royal Thai Navy spokesman on Sunday announced that debris from Malaysia Airlines MH 370 had been located 153 nautical miles off the Vietnamese coast. Navy spokesman Rear Admiral Karn Dee-ubol gave an update on the case where the MH370 had disappeared with 239 persons on board on Saturday morning on […]Read More

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Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane goes missing while traveling to

BANGKOK, 8 March 2014 (NNT) – Malaysia Airlines says it has lost contact with a plane travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The plane was reportedly carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew. Malaysia Airlines is now collaborating with the search and rescue team, trying to locate the missing plane. Flight MH370, operating a Boeing B777-200 […]Read More