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Prince William of Britain arrives in China for 4 days visits


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Britain's Prince William is making the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in close to three decades, testing his diplomatic...full story
updated 2015-03-02 04:11 PM
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Prince William of Britain arrives in China for 4 days visits

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Britain's Prince William is making the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in close to three decades, testing his diplomatic....Fullstory

2015-03-02 04:11 PM

Eurozone consumer prices fall again in Feb but decline eases

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Official figures show that the fall in consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone eased in February, a development that may assuage market....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:42 PM

French foreign minister wants probe into Nemtsov killing

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- France's foreign minister is calling for an investigation into the killing of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, calling it an "assassination that....Fullstory

2015-03-02 05:42 PM

US drone kills 2 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen
By AHMED AL-HAJ
Associated Press

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Tribesmen and witnesses say a US drone strike killed two suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen. The witnesses, speaking on condition of....Fullstory

2015-03-02 04:42 PM

BC-TEN--Malaysian Open Results

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BC-TEN--Malaysian Open Results Malaysian Open Results KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Results Monday from the Malaysian Open at Bukit Kiara Equestrian and Country Resort (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:42 PM

Former ICC chief Dalmiya returns as BCCI president

Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has returned as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Dalmiya emerged....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

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Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ --HARDEN SCORES 33 AS HOUSTON DOWNS CLEVELAND 105-103 IN OT James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

GSMA Launches Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--The GSMA today announced the launch of an industry-wide Humanitarian Connectivity Charter, demonstrating the commitment of the mobile industry to support....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

GSMA Mobile Connect Launched by 17 Mobile Operators in 13 Countries

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--The GSMA today announced that, since the launch of Mobile Connect at Mobile World Congress 2014, there are now 17 mobile....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

GSMA Announces Mobile Industry Initiative to Create a Global Remote Provisioning Specification for Consumer Devices

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BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--The GSMA has today announced that it is working with mobile network operators, mobile device manufacturers and SIM vendors to create....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

Coach Fred Rutten leaving Feyenoord at end of season Coach Fred Rutten leaving Feyenoord at end of season

Associated Press

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- Feyenoord coach Fred Rutten will leave the club at the end of the season when his one-year contract expires. The club wanted....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:42 PM

Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United's history, costing a combined 97 million....Fullstory

2015-03-02 06:42 PM

Samsung

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced its selection by Samsung Electronics....Fullstory

2015-03-02 05:22 PM

Florida's Rubio close to decision about presidential run
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and PHILIP ELLIOTT
Associated Press

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) -- Marco Rubio isn't quite ready to say he's running for president, yet admits it does look like he will seek....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:42 PM

Management Change in AB Electrolux

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STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--Regulatory News: Gunilla Nordstrom, Head of Major Appliances Asia Pacific and Executive Vice President of AB Electrolux, will leave Electrolux in order to....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:42 PM

Obama-Netanyahu relations never promised happily-ever-after
By NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took office early in 2009, there were plenty of reasons to expect....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle. The images....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

One Billion New Unique Mobile Subscribers by 2020, Finds New GSMA Study

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--An additional one billion people will become mobile subscribers over the next five years, according to a major new GSMA report....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

Dolby Laboratories and Lenovo Announce the Launch of Three New Dolby Atmos Enabled Mobile Devices at Mobile World Congress

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) and Lenovo (HKSE: 992) today announced the launch of three new mobile devices with Dolby Atmos R....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

GSMA Report Shows Active Mobile Money Customers Increased by Over 40 per cent to 100 Million in 2014

Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 2, 2015--The GSMA's Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) programme today released its fourth annual 'Mobile Financial Services State of the Industry....Fullstory

2015-03-02 03:22 PM

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