Unique Christmas Traditions Practiced In Different Countries
December 10 2014 6:35 PM
Every country has a unique Christmas story to tell.
5 Useful Phrases All Travellers Should Know In Any Language
October 16 2014 1:20 PM
Never step into a foreign country without knowing these phrases.
Premier League: Manchester United Owners Set to Sell Shares via US Stock Exchange
July 31 2014 7:56 PM
The Glazer family, majority owners of Manchester United, are set to sell about 5% of their shares to the public via the New York Stock Exchange.
Climate Change Predictions: Tropical Countries to Get Hotter and Wetter
June 30 2014 6:21 PM
Climate change predictions say that tropical countries like Singapore will turn hotter and wetter.
Africa May Need $350 Billion A Year To Adapt To Climate Change: UN
November 21 2013 2:20 PM
Africa will have to spend between $200-350 billion a year in climate adaptation costs by 2070, if the current global temperature rises by more than two degrees Celsius, according to a UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Tuesday.
2013 World’s Most Polluted Places Put 200M Lives At Risk - Survey
November 07 2013 2:16 PM
Based on a new survey citing the world's most polluted places, the lives of at least 200 million people are at risk. These areas are believed severely hazardous to man's health spanning Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
13M Filipinos to be Affected by Category 5 Typhoon Haiyan, World’s Strongest in 2013
November 07 2013 12:20 PM
About 13 million Filipinos stand to get affected by the possible ill effects of Typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda), which has morphed into a Category 5 super typhoon, the world's strongest so far in 2013.
Japan Launches Largest 70MW Solar Power Plant
November 06 2013 3:08 PM
Japan has launched its largest 70 megawatt (MW) capable solar power plant, two years after radiation problems have gone overboard at the Fukushima power plant which was crippled by a tsunami in March 2011, following a magnitude 9 earthquake.
China Smog Pollution: Sickens 8-year-old, Develops Lung Cancer; Environmental Hazard Becomes Threat to National Security
November 06 2013 1:30 PM
An 8-year-old girl from China's Jiangsu Province has developed lung cancer, a fine testament to the seriousness of the country's smog pollution problem. The alarming PM2.5 and smog have been blamed as the underlying causes of her condition. Apart from the growing health hazard, the smog has likewise been identified as a threat to national security.
Philippines Braces for Typhoon Haiyan, Places 9 Regions Under Blue Alert, Likely to Develop into Category 4 Hurricane, Bohol Under Red Alert
November 06 2013 12:29 PM
The Philippines has placed nine regions, including recently quake-devastated Bohol province, under blue alert as it braces for the wrath of Typhoon Haiyan, which is expected to develop into a Category 4 hurricane even before it makes landfall on the country on Friday morning.
Doomsday WW3 Rising? China Warns Japan of War if Latter Blasts Down Drone
November 05 2013 4:01 PM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's rhetoric of blasting Chinese drones should these cross over the former's boundaries has upped the anxiety levels between two countries. A retired Chinese military commander has warned Japan ought to be prepared executing and defending should its rhetorics escalate to war.
China Gold: Consumption to Hit Above 1,000 Tonnes in 2013, Output to Reach 430 Tonnes
November 05 2013 1:24 PM
Consumption of the precious safe haven yellow metal gold in the world's second-largest economy has been forecast to hit above 1,000 tonnes in 2013. However, the same could not be said for the year 2014.