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Cash boost for Shanghai park no threat to Hong Kong Disneyland, say bosses

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The Shanghai park will be one of the beneficiaries of the huge loan package from the Agricultural Bank of China. But the Hong Kong park has big plans of its own and the Hong Kong government, the majority shareholder, announced earlier this year that a new zone featuring Marvel superheroes – including the likes of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor – will be built. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Six migrants die and 250 rescued as boats hit sandbank off resort of Catania, Sicily

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The dead were among about 100 migrants in an 18-metre wooden fishing boat that ran aground off Catania, Sicily, said Italian coastguard Captain Roberto D’Arrigo. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Global children’s charity spreads message in Hong Kong

<!– google_ad_section_start –> SOS Children’s Villages had its official launch in Hong Kong late last month and enlisted the help of players from English Premier League soccer club Manchester City, who were playing in the city, to raise its profile. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Panama calls in UN to inspect North Korean arms ship

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A UN Security Council sanctions committee will examine the case of a North Korean ship that was intercepted by Panama and found to be carrying arms from Cuba. Britain’s UN envoy Lyall Grant’s announcement follows Panama’s request for the Security Council to consider whether the shipment constituted a violation of UN sanctions. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Did the Pilot Screw Up?

The captain of Asiana Flight 214 waited 90 seconds to evacuate the plane after its violent crash landing.

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Cap’n Crunch cereal hero exposed as mere ‘commander’

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A veteran naval officer who has saluted from cereal boxes for 50 years – Cap’n Crunch – may not be a real captain after all. The US Navy faced a flurry of questions after the culinary website Foodbeast pointed out the cereal seaman’s blue uniform carried only three stripes – giving him the rank of an American naval commander. The news came as a crushing disappointment to many fans of the avuncular seafarer, including the blogger who uncovered his lower rank, Charisma Madarang of Foodbeast. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Stampede at David Beckham event in Shanghai injures five

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Five people were injured in a stampede at a Shanghai university when fans scrambled to see visiting English soccer star David Beckham on Thursday afternoon, according to Chinese website xinmin.com. The stampede happened around 2pm when the former English national team captain arrived at the entrance of Tongji University’s football stadium. When the gate was opened to allow Beckham inside, the crowd assembled outside surged forward pushing several security guards and police officers to the ground. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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US soldier Manning goes on trial over WikiLeaks scandal

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The American soldier accused of providing more than 700,000 documents to WikiLeaks went on trial yesterday charged with the biggest leak of classified information in US history. Private First Class Bradley Manning, 25, is an intelligence analyst who faces a possible life sentence without parole if convicted for the 2010 leak that outraged the US government. Manning sat at the defence table between his lawyers at his court-martial in Maryland, where he faces 21 counts, including the most serious one of aiding the enemy, and prosecution under the Espionage Act of 1917. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Southern California wildfire eases due to favourable weather

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Singapore court convicts ex-UBS banker of having sex with minor

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A Swiss former banker was yesterday found guilty of having sex with an under-age Singaporean prostitute in a case that caused a scandal as it involved several prominent men in the city state. Juerg Buergin, 41, was found guilty by a district court of two charges of having sex with a 17-year-old call girl and will be sentenced next Wednesday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Chile says burned Chinese ship sinks in Antarctic

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A Chinese factory fishing ship that burned last week off Antarctica has sunk without anyone on board, Chile’s navy said on Monday. The vessel Kai Xin caught fire and its 97 crew members were rescued by a Norwegian ship. Then it began to drift in unmanned and in flames, zigzagging dangerously close to glaciers. The Chilean navy said an official representing the ship’s owner confirmed that the vessel went down Sunday afternoon near Bransfield Strait at the Antarctic peninsula. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Lamma ferry crash captains charged with manslaughter

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Hong Kong police on Thursday charged two captains with manslaughter after a ferry collision last year that claimed 39 lives in the city’s worst maritime disaster in decades. The two men – Lai Sai-ming, the 54-year-old captain of the Sea Smootn, and Chow Chi-wau, the 56-year-old captain of the Lamma IV, were each charged with 39 counts of manslaughter and will appear in a magistrates’ court later in the day, police said in a statement. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Skipper’s radar alert before crash

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The ferry that collided with a barge in thick fog on Friday night, leaving 39 people injured, did see a vessel on its radar but the crew are believed to have underestimated its length. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Thirty injured as Cheung Chau ferry collides in fog

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A passenger ferry collided with a barge as it approached Cheung Chau on Friday night amid thick fog, leaving 30 people injured, eyewitnesses and ambulance crews said. At least three passengers on board the New World vessel from Central to Cheung Chau were seriously injured, the ferry company told Cable TV. One of them nearly was barely conscious, a member of the ferry crew said.   <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Naval expert suggests separating roles to avoid inspection errors

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The person who approves a ship’s drawing plans in the future should also be the one who inspects the ship, a naval expert testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Lamma ferry disaster said on Wednesday. Australian naval architect Dr Neville Armstrong said this requirement would prevent mistakes similar to those made when inspecting the Lamma IV, which collided with another vessel, the Sea Smooth, causing flooding and the death of 39 passengers on October 1 of last year. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Naval expert discusses Lamma IV crew requirements

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A naval expert expressed surprise at the different crew requirements for Lamma IV and its sister ship Lamma II, when speaking at the commission of inquiry into the National Day Lamma ferry disaster on Tuesday morning. The minimum number of crew members for the Lamma IV is set at four, while that required for the Lamma II, a vessel of similar size and capacity, is two. Commission-appointed Captain Nigel Pryke said he was surprised that Lamma II, a double-decked vessel with similar size and capacity of Lamma IV, only required two crew members. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Sea Smooth captain breaks silence over death crash

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The captain of the Sea Smooth yesterday broke his silence over the Lamma ferry tragedy for the first time. Lai Sai-ming has even refused to talk to the police since being arrested in hospital for endangering the safety of others the morning after the Sea Smooth was in a collision with Hongkong Electric’s Lamma IV. Eight children and 31 adults, who had been on board the Lamma IV en route to watch the National Day fireworks on October 1, died. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Ukrainian captain in fatal sea collision off Lantau loses appeal

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Yuriy Kulemesin, a Ukrainian captain involved in a deadly 2008 shipping accident, must serve out his 18-month sentence on charges related to endangering life at sea, the Court of Final Appeal ruled on Friday. The ruling upheld a Court of Appeal judgment last year on one of Hong Kong’s deadliest marine disasters. Kulemesin was the master of the oil rig supply ship Neftegaz-67, which capsized and sank, killing 18 crew members, after colliding with the bulk carrier Yao Hai off Lantau Island on March 22, 2008. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Relative ‘stunned’ at poor translation in ferry inquiry

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A relative of two victims of the National Day ferry disaster have hit out at the quality of interpreting at the commission of inquiry into the tragedy – which he says could affect its outcome. Ryan Tsui Chi-shing, the younger brother of Tsui Chi-wai and uncle of Tsui Hoi-ying, 10, who both died in the crash along with 37 others, said he was “stunned” by how poor the interpreter was when he attended the hearing on Monday. “There is no reason why a government-appointed interpreter should perform that poorly. She should be good at both English and Chinese,” he said. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Oscar Pistorius ‘shoots girlfriend’

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South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius is alleged to have accidentally shot dead his girlfriend mistaking her for a burglar, local media say.

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