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Russian gets compensated for train rush hour problems

September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A man in Russia's Siberia region got 7,500 rubles ($230) in compensation for "moral damage" that he had suffered during a rush hour train ride, RIA ... Read more...

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Chinese cabbies to be fined for refusals

January 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Starting April 1, Chinese taxi drivers who refuse to take passengers or take longer routes to increase fares will face fines up to 200 yuan ($30).This ... Read more...

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Shanghai metro hires people to shove commuters into trains!

February 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb 4(ANI): Shanghai Metro officials have started hiring people to solve the problem of overcrowding in its 37.5-km subway line, which was opened two years ago.The hired people have been given ... Read more...

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China welcomes Year of Ox

January 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (DPA) China ushered in the traditional lunar Year of the Ox with a massive fireworks display Sunday night in its capital Beijing.China's transportation authorities reported an increase of more ... Read more...

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