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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.
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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)
Grafton Bridge in Auckland City, New Zealand. Seen from a little cul-de-sac in Grafton, southeast of the bridge looking northwest over the Auckland CBD.
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New Zealand property investors remain confident
Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 2:13 pm | Press Release: | New Zealand property investors remain confident | April 15 2014 " Investors are very confident about the future prospects of commercial property ... (photo: Public Domain)
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How did 'Easter' sneak into Bible?
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Bluefin-21 returns after six-hour search for MH370  The Hindu 
Bluefin-21 returns after six-hour search for MH370
The underwater drone hunting for clues to the fate of flight MH370 returned six hours into a planned 16-hour mission because it was out of its depth, officials said on Tuesday. | The submersible is pr... (photo: US Navy / Mr. John F. Williams)
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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)
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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)
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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
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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)
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 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)
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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)
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Employees of Korea Internet Security Center work after computer networks at two major South Korean banks and three top TV broadcasters went into shutdown mode en masse, at a monitoring room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Business Insider
Internet Speeds In South Korea Really Do Blow Away The Rest Of The World
One of the most fascinating things I learned after spending a week in Seoul, South Korea was how connected the country is. | There's free WiFi just about anywhere you go,... (photo: AP / Han Jong-chan)
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Grafton Gully in Auckland City, New Zealand at night. Seen from Grafton Bridge looking northwards.
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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.
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Grafton Gully in Auckland City, New Zealand at night. Seen from Grafton Bridge looking northwards.
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Boeing 777-300ER First Class. There are four variations of the first class cabin, although the Singapore Airlines Suites class is designated by Singapore Airlines as a "Class Beyond First"[99] and uses a different fare code (R) (see above).
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