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533,000 new pilots needed in next 20 years: Boeing

533,000 new pilots needed in next 20 years: Boeing

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:29

Boeing said the Asia Pacific region would need to recruit 216,000 pilots and 224,000 technicians in the next 20 years.

CWG 2014: First for female boxer Taoriba Biniati - she`s fighting a woman

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 19:56

Teenage boxer Taoriba Biniati has never fought another woman - only men - because on the tiny Pacific Island where she lives there are no other female fighters.

Tropical Storm Hernan forms off Mexico`s Pacific coast

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 04:23

Fearing potentially deadly flooding, Mexican disaster officials are closely monitoring the weather after Tropical Storm Hernan formed off the country`s Pacific coast of Mexico.

China reacts cautiously to trilateral Malabar naval drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Keeping a close watch on Malabar exercises involving the navies of India, Japan and the US, a wary China on Friday reacted cautiously to the drills hoping that they would be conducive to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Crash kills Pak-American teen pilot attempting world record

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:01

A 17-year-old Pakistani-origin boy, attempting to set a world record for an around-the-globe flight has died in a tragic crash over the Pacific Ocean while efforts are on to locate his father.

Cook Islands Prime Minister wins second term

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 11:28

Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry Puna has won a second term in the small Pacific nation, although the main opposition party said Wednesday it planned to challenge the results.

Malabar wargames: India, Japan, US navies in the Pacific

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:35

Navies of India, the US and Japan will kick off their trilateral Malabar naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean from Thursday.

Woman gets life sentence for US killing spree

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:08

A US judge has sentenced a woman to life in prison for her role in a Pacific Northwest killing spree that authorities say was part of a white supremacist scheme.

Peru says El Nino threat over, waters cooling and fish returning

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 06:01

The worst of the potentially disastrous weather pattern El Nino is now behind Peru and cooling sea temperatures are luring back schools of anchovy, the key ingredient in fishmeal, authorities said on Friday.

Top military leaders of US, Japan and S Korea meet in Hawaii

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 07:52

Top military leadership of the US, Japan and S Korea have met in Hawaii to discuss the evolving security environment in the Asia Pacific region and exchange views on regional security issues, the Pentagon said.

Cash balance of Indian airlines at dangerous levels: CAPA

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 17:21

Indian airlines are expected to post lesser losses in 2014-15 than last year but their cash balances are at "dangerous levels", being equivalent to less than three weeks' revenue, an aviation consultancy said Tuesday.

Series of quakes strike off South Pacific islands: USGS

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 05:58

A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off the South Pacific islands of Wallis and Futuna in the early hours today, following another powerful earthquake off Tonga.