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The Tbu 50000 series (50000?) is a commuter EMU operated by Tbu Railway in Japan and manufactured by Hitachi, Ltd. to its "A-train" concept. The trains resemble the Seibu 20000 series EMUs, and represent the first use of aluminium body cars on Tbu commuter trains. They are also the first Tbu trains to feature bilingual (Japanese and English) automated passenger announcements.
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Beijing to launch Taiwan charm offensive in wake of protests
Beijing is seeking to woo Taiwanese students by planning more cross-strait youth exchanges following a three-week student-led protest in Taiwan recently against a trade service pact with the mainland. | Fan Liq...Full Story

283 people missing in South Korea ferry tragedy
Local television stations broadcast live pictures of the ship, Sewol, listing to its side and slowly sinking as passengers jumped out or were winched up by helicopters. | A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly hig...Full Story

Wild weather hits Auckland
High winds and rain are battering Auckland as the remains of Cyclone Ita moves down the country today. | The wind has been averaging 115kmh at Sky Tower in the city's CBD, MetService says, while a high wind war...Full Story

Drugs turned man into violent killer
Aaron Rhys McDonald's violent streak emerged long before he murdered Christchurch woman Amy Farrall and attacked two hitch-hikers on the West Coast. | Plied with booze and drugs and no cash to feed his addictio...Full Story

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A police officer was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was surrounded and assaulted by a group of people in east Auckland overnight. | Police were called to a report of a large number of people fighti...Full Story

Showdown looms in Kagoshima poll
By Kohei Takahashi and Kazuki Maruyama / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WritersA House of Representatives by-election in Kagoshima Constituency No. 2 is under way in what is essentially a showdown between the ruling and...Full Story

A cut below class
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No rest for top New Zealand para-cyclists
There will barely be time for New Zealand's para-cyclists to unpack from a successful world track championship campaign before their next overseas assignment. | The six-strong New Zealand track team won five me...Full Story

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Knox minister comes home
More than 30 years after finishing his theology training in Dunedin, the Rev Dr Kerry Enright has returned to take up a position as minister at Knox Church. | The 60-year-old social justice advocate and former ...Full Story

‘Suspicious packages’ sent to WA Premier, Treasurer, more found at Australia Post sorting centre near ...
FIVE suspect packages containing white powder have been found, including two that reached the electoral offices of the WA Premier and Treasurer. | Police have confirmed they are investigating a suspicious packa...Full Story

Karam wins big payout
Joe Karam has won one of the largest defamation payouts in the country, and says the $1 million in damages and costs awarded is a warning to website owners and online commentators. | The David Bain supporter to...Full Story

Gurkha soldiers in Tekapo for training
Soldiers from a Gurkha regiment have invaded the Tekapo military camp for training they cannot get at their home base. | More than 160 soldiers and support elements from 1 Royal Gurkha Rifles (1RGR) have arrive...Full Story

N.Korea complains over barber's Kim Jong Un poster
LONDON: North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair. | The country’s diplomats have complained to the Foreign Office about a hairdressing salon tha...Full Story

Malaysia reports first Asian death from Mers virus
A Malaysian man who went on a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has become the first death in Asia from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while the Philippines has isolated a health worker who tested positive for the ...Full Story

Lisa's one miracle of a kakapo chick
A kakapo chick hatched from a ‘‘crushed’’ egg has beaten the odds to increase the critically endangered population of the New Zealand parrot.  | Lisa One, from the first brood of ka...Full Story

Medallist dips her toe into new pool after graduation
Olympic swimmer Amaka Gessler is climbing out of the pool and into the business world. | The 23-year-old, who won a silver medal in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and competed in the 2012 Olympics, has graduated f...Full Story

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