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2008-05-01 Thu 23:22
At least 18 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a bus crash in Hong Kong.
The accident happened in the eastern Sai Kung district.
The driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.
He appeared to have lost control of the bus on a hill, causing it to crash and overturn, police said.
Most of the passengers were elderly people on their way to a ceremony
2008-05-01 Thu 00:00
India has successfully launched 10 satellites in a single mission.
The rocket was carrying an Indian remote-sensing satellite and nine smaller ones, eight of them foreign(including two satellites of Japan).
The launch was from the Sriharikota space centre off India's east coast.
It is a sign that India is emerging as a major player in the multi-billion dollar space market of the world, observers say.
The Qingdao-Jinan Railway reopened to traffic at 2:16 Tuesday morning after more than 20 hours of interruption caused by train collision that leaves 70 people and 416 injured..