Roller coaster makes unscheduled New Year stop

Roller coaster makes unscheduled New Year stop
BEIJING (Reuters) – A roller coaster stalled at the top of a loop at China’s biggest amusement park, leaving passengers stranded upside down, their legs pointed toward the sky.[Lees verder]

Hostess jailed for hanky-panky blackmail
HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong karaoke hostess was jailed for three years Wednesday for blackmailing a senior government official by threatening to go public with a steamy videotape, a spokeswoman at the judiciary said.[Lees verder]

Anti-smoking chief breaks ban on Day 1
LISBON (Reuters) – The head of the Portuguese agency responsible for enforcing a new ban on smoking in public was seen lighting up at a New Year party, breaking the law on the first day it came into effect.[Lees verder]

Wartime aircraft plant to open as resort
BEIJING (Reuters) – China is to create a tourist resort in a giant cave used by the former Nationalist government as a secret aircraft factory during World War Two, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Roller coaster makes unscheduled New Year stop
BEIJING (Reuters) – A roller coaster stalled at the top of a loop at China’s biggest amusement park, leaving passengers stranded upside down, their legs pointed toward the sky.[Lees verder]

Hostess jailed for hanky-panky blackmail
HONG KONG (Reuters) – A Hong Kong karaoke hostess was jailed for three years Wednesday for blackmailing a senior government official by threatening to go public with a steamy videotape, a spokeswoman at the judiciary said.[Lees verder]

Anti-smoking chief breaks ban on Day 1
LISBON (Reuters) – The head of the Portuguese agency responsible for enforcing a new ban on smoking in public was seen lighting up at a New Year party, breaking the law on the first day it came into effect.[Lees verder]

Wartime aircraft plant to open as resort
BEIJING (Reuters) – China is to create a tourist resort in a giant cave used by the former Nationalist government as a secret aircraft factory during World War Two, the official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday.[Lees verder]