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Boeing 737 Max: US aviation regulators meet international counterparts

Aviation regulators from over 30 countries and regions met with officials of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the safety of Boeing 737 Max jets in Fort Worth in the state of Texas.

Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month.

Fabio Cannavaro ‘breaks club rules’ to keep Guangzhou in China title race

Italian legend Fabio Cannavaro flouted the rules of his club Guangzhou Evergrande to keep the seven-time champions in the Chinese Super League title race.
A ‘vagina-shaped’ football stadium has been unveiled in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup

Qatar World Cup ‘vagina stadium’ revealed

The Al Wakrah stadium was designed by the late British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid and will host matches up to the quarter-finals.

Air Peace set to begin international flights

Nigerian carrier Air Peace says flight operations to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and other international flights will commence in the next few days.
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has made it clear that the main target of the current squad is how to win the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt in June.

AFCON: Odion Ighalo assures Super Eagles will advance from Group B

Shanghai Shenhua striker Odion Ighalo says the Super Eagles will qualify from the Group B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, but adds their opponents won’t be pushovers.

Air Peace orders 30 new jets in $2.1 billion deal with Embraer

Air Peace yesterday made a firm order for 10 brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft in a contract with a value of $2.12 billion based on current list prices.
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USA start Basketball World Cup defence against Czechs

A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.
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Australia calls China to treat detained Yang Hengjun ‘fairly’

The Australian government has urged China to treat the case of detained writer Yang Hengjun "transparently and fairly", amid a growing row over the fate of the Chinese-Australian.
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Tottenham reach £11 million agreement with Guangzhou for Mousa Dembele

Tottenham have agreed on an £11m ($14m) fee with Chinese outfit Guangzhou R&F for the transfer of Mousa Dembele, subject to international clearance.
People hold banners at a demonstration in support of factory workers of Jasic Technology in Shenzhen in August [Sue-Lin Wong-Reuters]

Labour activists disappeared in China in suspected raids

At least 12 Chinese labour activists went missing in recent days in what is suspected to be a coordinated effort to silence the vocal group, mostly university students or recent graduates.

China confirms first case of imported Zika virus this year

Chinese Customs Authorities reported on Tuesday they had detected the first case of imported Zika virus in 2018 in a man who had recently traveled to the Maldives.

China to hold annual conference for international education

The 19th China Annual Conference for International Education will be held in Beijing from Oct. 18 to 21, under the theme: “Education Modernisation Practice and Exploration.’’
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China launches bullet train service to Hong Kong

A new bullet train service between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city’s territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing.

NPA, Guangzhou Port sign MoU on port operations

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Guangzhou Port Authority (GPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve efficiency of port operations in Nigeria.

China’s pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.

Air Peace signs multi-million dollar agreement with Boeing

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with aircraft manufacturers, The Boeing Company, for the purchase of 10 brand new B737 Max aircraft.

Anambra: Chinese pilgrims call for prayers for Christians in China

Chinese Pilgrims to Nigeria have urged Nigerians to pray for the Christian community in China to enable them to spread the gospel.

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NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.
Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale's reluctance to leave Real Madrid is causing no consternation at the La Liga club.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale staying ‘not a problem’ for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane insists Gareth Bale's reluctance to leave Real Madrid is causing no consternation at the La Liga club.

NGO to educate more Lagos women on cervical cancer prevention

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), known as Sebeccly Cancer Care, has said it is committed to educating more women in Lagos communities on the prevention of cervical cancer.

Health week: Council tasks community on need to stay healthy

The Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area (AOLG), has advised residents of the area, particularly parents and women, to ensure they always stay healthy and protected against diseases.
Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations.

Xirea Apparels to employ 50,000 Nigerians

Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations.