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20 Dec 2013 : Hong Kong flag-carrier Cathay Pacific has ordered 21 long haul Boeing 777-9X planes at a list price of $7.48 billion dollars, the firm announced Friday, as part of its fleet modernisation program.
20 Dec 2013 : Rising numbers of Philippine visitors are being arrested and deported by Macau for carrying amulets and lucky charms made of bullets, the foreign department said Friday.
28 Oct 2013 : Rock group Fleetwood Mac on Monday cancelled their tour of Australia and New Zealand after founding member John McVie was diagnosed with cancer.
28 Oct 2013 : Some of the six South Koreans sent home from North Korea Friday had entered the hardline communist state in search of a better life, a report said Sunday.
28 Oct 2013 : Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally became an honorary citizen of Rome Sunday, 19 years after the honour was awarded to her.
28 Oct 2013 : Rising Thai star Kiradech Aphibarnrat's strong performance in Malaysia's CIMB Classic on Sunday all but clinches the Asian Tour's Order of Merit and burnishes his claim as its best golfer.
27 Oct 2013 : A French multiple sclerosis sufferer Sunday became the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest, successfully completing his landing before being taken to hospital as a precaution.
27 Oct 2013 : A roadside bomb on Sunday killed at least 18 civilians, mostly women, as they travelled by minibus to a wedding party in a volatile area of central Afghanistan, officials said.
27 Oct 2013 : Rivals India and Pakistan were drawn against each other Sunday for next year's World Twenty20, marking an explosive start to the competition, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced in Dhaka.
27 Oct 2013 : Paceman Dale Steyn will miss the first two of the five-match one-day series against Pakistan to rest his body, South African team management said Sunday.
27 Oct 2013 : Thousands of Kashmiri people observed a "black day" in Pakistani Kashmir on Sunday, rallying at an event organised by Islamists against Indian "brutalities" and occupation of the Himalayan region.
27 Oct 2013 : An Afghan soldier shot and injured two NATO coalition troops before being killed in a dispute at a flagship officer-training academy near Kabul that only opened a week ago, officials said Sunday.