Category Archives: Asia

Second India Blackout in Two Days Cuts Power to 670 Million

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Traffic at Delhi-Gurgaon Road in New Delhi is Crippled by Lack of Traffic Lights Roughly half of India’s 1.2 billion population or 670 million were without electricity in the second day of massive outages. Power grids … Continue reading

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Failure to Launch

Thursday, April 12, 2012 Defying international pressure, North Korea launched a multistage rocket Friday morning, but it apparently blew up less than 120 seconds into flight, parts crashing in the Yellow Sea off South Korea. The rocket took off around … Continue reading

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Instant Ramen ‘Soup for Sluts’

Sunday, December 11, 2011 Yes, real instant Ramen called ‘Soup for Sluts’. Best of all, the package says it’s “cheap, fast and easy.” Soup for Sluts Ramen Ramen noodles Flavor: spicy vegetable 0 g trans fat Net wt. 3 oz … Continue reading

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Boeing: China Needs 5,000 New Airliners Over Next 20 Years

Thursday, September 8, 2011 With the U.S. fading and China rising, Boeing says sustained economic growth, growing trade activities, increasing personal wealth and personal income, are the driving forces in shaping China‚Äôs exploding air travel market. The figure projected by … Continue reading

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One Night in Bangkok

Friday, July 22, 2011 Bali Hai! Hillary Clinton seen here arriving Bali, Indonesia, praised a preliminary agreement between China and Southeast Asian Nations to peacefully resolve competing territorial claims in the strategic South China Sea. China been accused in recent … Continue reading

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Japan Warns IAEA Radiation Spewing into Air, May Reach Tokyo within Hours

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 This isn’t good, folks. Japan warned the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) radiation is being released “directly” into the atmosphere from the site of an earthquake-stricken Fukushima reactor and radiation levels had become “significantly” higher around … Continue reading

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Japan Airlines to File for Bankruptcy

Monday, January 18, 2010 Japan Airlines (JAL) is expected to file for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, ending months of speculation over the debt-ridden carrier’s future. If all goes as planned, the bankruptcy filing will be followed by a restructuring aimed … Continue reading

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Tenacious in South Korea

Friday, November 6, 2009 tenacious, adjective,: persistent in maintaining, adhering to, or seeking something valued or desired A South Korean woman is the definition of tenacious. Cha Sa-soon, 68, finally passed the written portion of her driving exam with a … Continue reading

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