Daily Archives: April 21, 2014

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Troubled history fuels Japan-China tension

In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, a visitor takes photos at a burial site at Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall in Nanjing, in eastern China’s Jiangsu province. The Tokyo shrine and the memorial hall in Nanjing,…

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Boston Marathon begins under tight security

Shalane Flanagan leads the elite pack past Wellesley College during the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Wellesley. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm) BOSTON — With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands…

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Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

KIEV — Vice President Joe Biden on yesterday launched a high-profile visit to demonstrate the US commitment to Ukraine and push for urgent implementation of an international agreement aimed at de-escalating tensions even as violence…

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Asian stocks mixed after holiday weekend

BEIJING — Global stocks were mixed yesterday in light trading after Japan reported a record annual trade deficit and investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China and South Korea. Oil declined but…

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Knicks fire coach Mike Woodson

FILE – In this April 4, 2014 file photo, New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson reacts to a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in New…

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Making love with nature in Terengganu

Terengganu is an eight-hour drive paradise from Kuala Lumpur, untouched and waiting to be explored by people in search for new places to make love with nature. The east coast state, unexplored even by several…

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Imported car sales up 5.3 pct in March

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – Imported vehicles sold in the Philippines rose by 5.3 percent on year to 3,189 units in March, local distributors said today. The Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors, Inc. ( AVID)…

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Aces shut down Mixers, move closer to Final Four

Reigning PBA Best Import Rob Dozier and the Alaska Aces are on the threshold of returning to the Final Four and move closer to defending their Commissioner’s Cup title. PBA Images/Nuki Sabio MANILA, Philippines —…

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