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An officer fires a 9mm revolver (inset) during a training session at Changning District police station yesterday. As of Sunday, all officers in the district will carry the weapon as part of a nationwide campaign to enable them to combat violent crime and better deal with emergencies.

Order to evacuate came too late for passengers on sinking ferry

Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry The Sewol try to comfort each other at the port in Jindo. Rescuers were fighting rising winds, strong waves and murky waters yesterday as they continued to search for hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, still missing after the ferry sank on Wednesday.

Samples collected from oil slick not from missing plane

Standing in an inflatable boat launched from the Australian Navy ship HMAS Perth, Leading Seaman, Boatswain’s Mate, William Sharkey searches for possible debris in the southern Indian Ocean in the continuing search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. — Reuters

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Disney on hunt for top talent

SHANGHAI Disney Resort yesterday kicked off its search for thousands of new graduates with a campus roadshow. Though

Hospitals preparing for baby boom

ABOUT 15,000 couples will welcome a second child this year as a result of changes to the city’s family planning

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Chinese on board fated vessel

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Scientists discover new viper species on Everest

A SPECIES of pit viper new to science has been discovered by Chinese researchers in the largest scientific study

Man held in Xinjiang over biker death post

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