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Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits New Zealand

Friday, September 3, 2010 The USGS says an earthquake of magnitude 7.0 occurred in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island at Saturday 04:35:44 AM local time (Friday 16:35:44 UTC). Officials in New Zealand say the magnitude was 7.1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.0 kilometers (6.21 miles). The epicenter was located…

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In depth: Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal controversy

Friday, May 26, 2006 Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October…

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On the campaign trail in the USA, September 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016 The following is the fifth edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: an arrest warrant is issued for the Green Party presidential…

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Queensland’s biggest oil spill in 35 years

Friday, January 27, 2006 A oil spill in Queensland, Australia has been described as a tragedy for the area’s marine life and the biggest oil spill in 35 years. The clean-up is expected to take up to a week and cost more than AU$3 million. The spill occurred in Gladstone Harbour on the central Queensland…

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International participants showcase different industry cultures at 2008 Taipei Game Show

Friday, January 25, 2008 B2B Trade Area of Taipei Game Show, criticized by trade buyers last year, but accompanied with 2008 Taiwan Digital Content Forum, moved to the second floor at Taipei World Trade Center for world-wide participants with a better exchange atmosphere this year. Not only local OBMs (Softstar Entertainment, Soft-World International Corp., International…