straitstimes.comElephant electrocuted in Thailand while begging for food; 15-year-old owner arrestedSAMUT PRAKAN (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An elephant was electrocuted while being led by its owner to beg on a street in the Samut Prakan province after it accidentally fell into a road drain and broke a restaurant sign's power cable.. Read more at straitstimes.com.3
mudabure.comChina's 'sissy pants phenomenon': Beijing fears negative impact of 'sickly culture' on teenagersPHOTO: Zhang Yangzi says he spends around a third of his monthly wage on his appearance. (Supplied: Zhang Yangzi) Applying foundation, nose contouring and filling in eyebrows are standard practice for many women getting ready to head out. But for many men in China and in other parts of Asia, using cosmetics is part of their routine too. 'I basically wear makeup every time I go out, and buying clothes also makes me happy,' Zhang Yangzi, a 22-year-old teacher from Shanghai, told the ABC. He said he spends about a third of his monthly income on his appearance, mainly on clothing and17
medium.comAmerica Signals Taiwan and China - American Citizens for Taiwan - MediumBut is it the right move? Will the world follow? This week the United States made a move in support of Taiwan. AP reports: The United States has recalled its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama after decisions by those nations to cut ties with Taiwan in favor of diplomatic relations with China.1
omgnews.todayOMG! Pilot 'Steered Helicopter from Crowds' before Beijing CrashBEIJING (Reuters) A civilian helicopter crashed into a parking lot in the Chinese capital on Monday after the pilot managed to steer the aircraft away from crowded areas, the state-run Beijing Youth Daily said No one on the ground was injured, Beijing police said on Chinese social network Weibo. Four people onboard suffered minor injuries. …1
boredpanda.comThe Way This Man’s Body Looks After Swimming 163 Km In 55 Hours Will Freak You OutFrom a young age, Maarten van der Weijden from the Netherlands was known as a promising swimming talent. However, before his career could begin he faced a challenge that could have ended it all. At only 19 years old Maarten was diagnosed with cancer.1
edition.cnn.comTyphoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong, dozens dead in PhilippinesThe world's strongest storm this year, Typhoon Mangkhut, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia over the weekend, reaching mainland China on Sunday afternoon after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines.
worldlawcentre.comSecond internet court set up in BeijingChina opened a second internet court on Sunday to address the rising disputes and problems caused by its ever-growing reliance on cyberspace. The Beijing Internet Court, situated in a Fengtai distr. Read Latest Legal News on the World Law Centre13
straitstimes.com2 execs quit palm oil giant Wilmar after Greenpeace deforestation reportSINGAPORE - Two senior executives of Singapore-based Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader, have resigned, days after a Greenpeace report linked them to an Indonesian firm accused of deforestation.. Read more at straitstimes.com.10