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Hong Kong 20 Years On

BY ANASTASIA CHOO

The 1st of July marks the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from Britain back to its motherland, China. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has organised an array of celebrations to run on the theme of “Together, Progress, Opportunity.”  The $640 million HK dollars taxpayer funded extravaganza is to show the world how successful ‘one country, two systems’ has been.  1,561 more words

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Dog tags come home to Warwick thanks to stranger from down under

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — Kevin Belanger left for war about 50 years ago. Now, something he left behind has come home.

In the spring of 1967, as the Vietnam War was raging, the 19-year old tank operator from Rhode Island began a year-long tour. 306 more words

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How to: Drive Internationally with Confidence

I’ll start this post by telling my own story:

I grew up sitting in the back middle seat squeezed between my older sisters while my dad drove my family around on “quality family bonding trips”.   375 more words

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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. 1,151 more words

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Did you know: Pakistan ranks in the Top 25 out of almost 200 World Economies

April 28th 2017: We randomly stumbled upon these rankings (on Wikipedia) which show, that according to all major databases, Pakistan ranks in the Top 25 out of almost 200 World Economies. 36 more words

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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. 1,272 more words

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6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes the Philippines

MINDANAO, Philippines (KRON) — A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the Philippines on Friday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

There is no tsunami threat as a result of the earthquake. 129 more words

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