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An airplane takes off as Lebanese soldiers gather debris on the shore after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed in the sea, in Khalde, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010.
Airline   Australia   Malaysia   Photos   Wikipedia: Memorandum of understanding  
 The Hindu 
Malaysia, Australia to sign MoU on handling of plane debris
Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal over who handles the wreckage of the crashed Malaysian jet - including the black box and any human remains - to avoid “legal pitfalls” in future. | ... (photo: AP / Mohammed Zaatari)
The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
Funding   Japanese   Photos   Train   Wikipedia: Hitachi  
 BBC News 
Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
Japanese firm Hitachi has secured £2.7bn of funding for its contract to bring new high-speed trains to a key London to Scotland route. | The UK government announced that nearly 500 carriages for the ... (photo: GFDL / Lover of Romance)
THAILAND PRESS-Four Seasons luxury hotel operator looks for property in Phuket - The Nation  Reuters 
THAILAND PRESS-Four Seasons luxury hotel operator looks for property in Phuket - The Nation
Four Seasons Hotels Ltd, a Canadian-based management operator of luxury hotels, is looking to penetrate the Phuket market to tap Thailand's growing tourism industry better. | (link.reuters.com/jas58v)... (photo: WN / marzena)
Luxury   Photos   Property   Thailand   Wikipedia: Thailand  
How did 'Easter' sneak into Bible?  WorldNetDaily 
How did 'Easter' sneak into Bible?
Discover Richard Rives’ books, “Time Is the Ally of Deceit” and “Too Long in the Sun,” at the WND SuperStore! | Published: 5 mins ago | ... | Comments | Note: Read our di... (photo: WN / marzena)
Bible   Books   Discover   Photos   Wikipedia: Eastern Orthodox Church  
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A woman adjusts her hair as she walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Xinhua
Tokyo shares end by break higher on Wall Street rebound
TOKYO, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Tokyo shares ended the morning session higher Tuesday on an overnight rebound in the U.S. market and a weaker yen. | The 225-issue Nikkei Stoc... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
Market   Nikkei 225   Photos   Stock Exchange   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: Wall Street  
A man watches a screen showing stock prices at a brokerage firm in Hong Kong Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009. Asian stock markets dropped Wednesday, following a steep sell-off on Wall Street overnight, as investors reacted with skepticism to the U.S. government's latest plan to rescue the ailing financial industry. The Hang Seng Index ended the morning session at 442 points lower, or 3.2 percent, at 13,437 points. New Straits/Business Times
Asian shares edge higher as Wall St rebounds
TOKYO: Asian shares edged higher in early trade on Tuesday after upbeat US data helped Wall Street bounce from a sharp selloff in recent days. | Investors were cautious, ... (photo: AP / Vincent Yu)
Asian markets   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wall Street   Wikipedia: Standard & Poor's  
In this photo taken from the Royal New Zealand air force (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft, co-pilot Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie looks out of a window while searching for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of western Australia on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Daily Telegraph
Malaysia Airlines MH370: undersea robot hunts for missing plane
The search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 goes underwater as the robot submersible Bluefin 21 is used for the first time as officials announce the fresh sighting of ... (photo: AP / Greg Wood, Pool)
Air Disaster   Flight MH370   Malaysia Airlines   Photos   Wikipedia: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370  
A woman walks by a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. The Times Of India
Global Markets
TOKYO: Asian shares gave up more ground on Monday after a dismal week on Wall Street and tensions in Ukraine sapped investors' appetite for risk, which helped underpin th... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man)
Asian markets   Markets   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: MSCI  
 KLdy1 - Oct07 - Seibu Department Stores - Kabushiki-gaisha Seibu Hyakkaten - Seibu is typical of Japanese department stores with a wide variety of stores doing business on several floors. The company is now a subsidiary of Millennium Retailing - jkt07. ( Reuters
Seibu sets IPO price at 1,600 yen, low end of estimate range
TOKYO, April 14 (Reuters) - Japanese railway and property conglomerate Seibu Holdings set its IPO price at 1,600 yen, the low end of a tentative range announced last week... (photo: WN)
Photos   Seibu Holdings   Seibu Railway   Stock Exchange   Wikipedia: Seibu Railway  
Currency traders work under a screen indicating the exchange rate, above, of the U.S. dollar against Japanese yen and the Nikkei 225 index, at a foreign exchange firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Reuters
Nikkei skids to 6-month low on Wall St slide; bargain hunting limits losses
TOKYO, April 14 (Reuters) - Japanese stocks slumped to a fresh six-month low on Monday as market sentiment stayed fragile after a rocky session on Wall Street and on esca... (photo: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi)
JPX-Nikkei Index 400   Net Losses   Nikkei 225   Photos   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: Nikkei 225  
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An airplane takes off as Lebanese soldiers gather debris on the shore after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed in the sea, in Khalde, south of Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010.
Malaysia, Australia to sign MoU on handling of plane debris
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A P-8A Poseidon sits on the flightline at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The P-8A is designed for long-range maritime patrol. A P-8A based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, is aiding in the search for a missing Malaysian airliner.
Flight MH370 and Automated Politics of a Mechanized World
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- South Korea ferry disaster: third mate at wheel was navigati
- Ukraine crisis: stalemate in east of country
The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
Hitachi seals £2.7bn train-building deal
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- Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
- Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
A P-8A Poseidon sits on the flightline at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. The P-8A is designed for long-range maritime patrol. A P-8A based at Kadena Air Base, Japan, is aiding in the search for a missing Malaysian airliner.
Flight MH370 and Automated Politics of a Mechanized World
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Danwon High School students hold papers with messages such as "come back," "miss you," "love you" and "don't loose your hope" for their friends who are missing after Wednesday's ferry disaster during a candlelight vigil at the school yard in Ansan, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.
South Korea town grieves for students missing in ferry disaster
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- Slow rebuild impacts SI growth
- Taiwan regulator to penalise bank
- 'Money: The Unauthorized Biography,' by Felix Martin
- BlackRock licensed to invest further in China
A woman adjusts her hair as she walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
Tokyo shares end by break higher on Wall Street rebound
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INDIAN OCEAN (April 12, 2014) The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Royal Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba (FFG 156).
Underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week
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- Espiner: Shop around for new law
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INDIAN OCEAN (April 12, 2014) The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Royal Australian frigate HMAS Toowomba (FFG 156).
Underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week
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