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Relatives of missing Flight MH370 passengers 'taking search into own hands'

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Relatives of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said on Saturday they were taking the search for the plane into their own hands to try to push governments to expand the search area along the east African coast. 274 more words

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Duterte says he felt rapport with Trump & assures U.S.-Philippines ties intact

By Martin Petty and David Brunnstrom

MANILA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte described as “encouraging” his phone call with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday, during which he felt a rapport between them and gave assurance that ties were intact, despite a period of rocky relations. 794 more words

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China says has defeated 'conspiracy' to stir up South China Sea trouble

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s success at turning around relations with the Philippines under its new president Rodrigo Duterte show the “conspiracies” of certain countries to stir up trouble in the South China Sea have been defeated, China’s foreign minister said on Saturday. 162 more words

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Gili Trawangan - a travel guide in photos

Gili Trawangan is a lovely island located north-east from Bali, very close to Lombok. This place used to be popular among young backpackers all over the world, but now, the small islands are flooded with all sorts of tourists, therefore you can find accommodations to satisfy every taste and need. 973 more words


Korean Drum Lessons

One of the most unique experiences that I had as a kindergarten teacher in South Korea was teaching my students how to play the traditional drums. 34 more words