Yang Dong-Deun leads South Korea over Lebanon

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Yang Dong-Deun leads South Korea over Lebanon 

CHANGSHA, China, Sept. 27 — Veteran Yang Dong-Geun's team-high 18 points helped South Korea to come from a 11-point deflect and beat Lebanon 85-71 at the FIBA Asia Championship here on Sunday.

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Taiwan receives record mainland visitors in H1

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Taiwan receives record mainland visitors in H1 

TAIPEI, Aug. 2 — Some 2.8 million people visited Taiwan from the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong and Macao in the first half of 2015, according to new official data.

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MERS-infected S. Koreans rise to 18, no tertiary infection reported

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on MERS-infected S. Koreans rise to 18, no tertiary infection reported 

SEOUL, June 1 — The number of South Koreans infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) rose to 18 Monday as three more cases were tested positive, the health ministry said.

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Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese, Singaporean and S. Korean ballkids to feature at Australian Open 

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 — Maria Sharapova and Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis have unveiled the 380 ballkids, including six Chinese children, who will line the Australian Open courts during the tournament which starts next Monday.

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Boracay's tourism misses 2014 target due to typhoons, China travel ban

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Boracay's tourism misses 2014 target due to typhoons, China travel ban 

By Jun Arriolo N. Aguirre

BORACAY, Aklan, Jan. 5 (PNA) — This resort island has missed its target for the second year because of weather disturbances and the recent china travel ban in the Philippines.

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Two More Filipinos confirmed dead in Bering Sea mishap

December 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Two More Filipinos confirmed dead in Bering Sea mishap 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Dec. 5 (PNA) — Two more Filipino crewmen of a Korean fishing vessel that sank off Bering Sea in Russia have been confirmed dead on Friday by the Department of Foreign Affairs, bringing to three the death toll of Philippine nationals killed in the tragedy.

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South Koreans concerned over Fukushima radiation found in steel imports: reports

October 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on South Koreans concerned over Fukushima radiation found in steel imports: reports 

MOSCOW, Oct. 15 — Radioactive steel imported by South Korea from Japan, which is still struggling to eliminate the consequences of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, poses a real threat, the country's environmentalists warn.

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Chinese tourists continue to flock to Boracay

October 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Chinese tourists continue to flock to Boracay 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Oct. 14 — Chinese tourists still continue to flock Boracay despite the travel ban imposed by their government.

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