People return to homes after gas blast mayhem in Taiwan
2 Aug Irish Independent
The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas
pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to
their homes yesterday after authorities said there was no more risk
of blasts like the series that ripped apart streets, killing 26
people and injuring 267.
Thai Junta sets plan for fast rail links to China
2 Aug Omaha.Com
Thailand's military government approved a
massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including
high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an
eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said .
Ukraine MH17: Air crash team finds human remains
2 Aug BBC
A team of 70 Dutch and Australian forensic
experts has found human remains at the site of the flight MH17 crash
in east Ukraine. They made their discovery on their first full day
of searching at the site, an area of some 35 sq km (13.5 sq miles)
inside the conflict zone.