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  1. 1. news | 05 Jan 2015

    New Year's death toll passes 300

    By Online Reporters

    » The death toll from road accidents during the "seven dangerous days" of holiday travel hit 302 on Sunday with 2,843 people hurt in 2,733 accidents, according to the centre for prevention and reduction of road accidents.

  2. 2. news | 03 Jan 2015

    NY road toll: 227 killed, 2,163 injured

    By Online Reporters

    » Thirty-seven people were killed and 381 injured in 367 road accidents nationwide on Jan 2, the fourth of the "seven dangerous days" during the New Year holiday, bringing up the road toll to 227 deaths and 2,163 injuries ...

  3. 3. news | 02 Jan 2015

    NY road toll: 190 killed, 1,782 injured

    By Online Reporters

    » Sixty people were killed and 625 injured in road accidents nationwide on Jan 1, bringing the total number of casualties during the first three of seven “dangerous days” to 190 dead and 1,782 hurt, according to the centre...

  4. 4. learning | 04 Jan 2012

    New Year's accidents fewer but more deadly

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » After five of the so-called "seven days of danger" over the New Year period, overall accidents have been fewer, but they have killed more people than in the same period last year.

  5. 5. news | 23 Feb 2015

    250 die on Vietnam roads during Tet

    By dpa

    » HANOI — Traffic accidents killed nearly 250 people in the first seven days of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year holiday this year, about 13% more than last year, a government official said Monday.

  6. 6. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Year of the Sheep won't be baaa-d

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - The Year of the Horse brought catastrophic international air accidents, brutal terror attacks, global political upheaval, a resurgent Ebola virus and war -- and, in Hong Kong, large-scale civil unrest.

  7. 7. news | 03 Feb 2015

    Backlash over Super Bowl child death ad

    By AFP

    » A major US insurance company found itself on the defensive Monday after its sobering Super Bowl ad about children who die in preventable accidents triggered a social media backlash.

  8. 8. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Road safety budget too low, activist says


    By Post Reporters, Newspaper section: News

    » Safety advocates say the government could cut the high number of road accidents in Thailand if policy-makers set aside more money to enforce traffic laws and encourage better driving habits.

  9. 9. opinion | 15 Jan 2015

    The world is placing big bets on contrived stability


    Newspaper section: News

    » When I consider the prospects for the global economy and markets, I am taken aback by the extent to which the world has collectively placed a huge bet on three fundamental outcomes: A shift toward materially higher and m...

  10. 10. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Few lessons learned two years on from Karachi factory fire

    By AFP

    » KARACHI - More than two years after a fire tore through a Karachi clothing factory, killing 255 workers, no-one has been prosecuted over the catastrophe, one of the deadliest industrial accidents in Pakistani history.

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