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  • MSC Lirica
    MSC Cruises looks east, bases first cruise ship in China
    MSC Cruises, known for its strong market presence in Western Europe and in South America, is looking east for more cruisers. The line began selling cruises to Chinese travelers five years ago but now is partnering with a big China tourism company,...
  • China blames market instability on journalist
    China blames market disaster on one financial journalist
    On Sunday, China finally figured out what started its stock market crisis that has since sent the global market into a fury of doubt and skepticism. The culprit? A financial journalist. According to Chinese officials, Wang Xiaolu gathered...
  • Thidaporn Maihom of Thailand tries to pick off Anitha Paul Durai of India at Wuhan.
    Thailand survives India by two in must-win game at Asian Championships
    After both teams were handed major blowouts in its first three games of the Level I draw to the FIBA Asia Women's Championship, Thailand and India each knew if it were going to celebrate a win it had to be against one another. A pivotal missed...
  • Special team of monkeys enlisted to protect China's military jets
    Special team of monkeys enlisted to protect China's military jets
    China may have more than 1.5 million people in its military, but it has recruited a special force of 5 rhesus monkeys to help protect the skies over Beijing as approximately 200 aircraft perform fly-bys and aerial maneuvers (including in-flight...
  • World in the 9th inning of the breakdown leading to next global collapse
    World in the 9th inning of the breakdown leading to next global collapse
    On Aug. 30, statistician and economic analyst Dr. Jim Willie was a guest on the Wall St. for Main St. internet program. During his 87 minute interview, the founder and editor of the Hat Trick Newsletter reported on the status of the global...
  • Taylor Swift enters the design world
    Taylor Swift enters the design world
    It seems as if fans all across the globe just can't seem to get enough of the megastar known as Taylor Swift. So young, but so gifted, Taylor has become a mentor and role model to young girls. Her long list of accomplishments almost outweigh...
  • Usain Bolt
    Beijing executes another brilliant international sporting event
    When I left Beijing at the conclusion of the 2008 Olympic Games, the overall feeling was it could be the permanent host after such an impeccable showing. The IAAF World Championships hosted by the Chinese capital of 21 million this week were a...
  • Kathrina Molitor
    Molitor wins javelin on final throw, Winger has record U.S. placing
    On the final night of hosting the Beijing World Championships, Chinese javelin thrower Lyu Huihui wanted to give her nation one more chance to be proud. The crowd at the Bird's Nest Sunday was ready to erupt for a gold medal to Lyu with one...
  • Unicorn woman
    Elderly woman has growth on her head that looks like a 'unicorn horn'
    It started out as a mole on 87 year old, Liang Xiuzhen’s head and, according to First to Know on Aug. 27, it was causing her head to itch a lot. However, the elderly woman accidentally scratched the mole off her head and this is when the...
  • Top 10 must-try dim sum for first timers
    Top 10 must-try dim sum for first timers
    It's always an experience taking people to eat dim sum for the first time.Most people in the US, have no idea what dim sum actually is or the etiquette behind it. It's fun to watch their eyes glaze over at the million tapas-like choices...
  •  Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
    Marco Rubio proposes to get tough with China
    As Politico noted on Friday, the Republican presidential candidates have become pretty united in taking a dim view of China and its policies. The recent stock market crash in the most populist country in the world has caused Sen. Marco Rubio, R...
  • Liu Hong
    Liu Hong wins first gold for China in Beijing World Championships
    China had waited seven days of hosting the World Championships before if finally won its first gold medal - and it racked up silver, as well. Liu Hong and Lu Xiuzhi crossed the finish line at National Stadium in Beijing at nearly the same moment...
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping
    Chinese President Xi Jinping will keep fighting Tibet separatism
    Chinese President Xi Jinping has no intentions of lightening up on Beijing's fight against Tibet separatism. The Tibet Sun reported on Aug. 26, 2015 President Xi Jinping has vowed an unceasing fight against Tibet separatism will continue....
  • Lunar South Pole
    Russia's lunar program hit by budget cuts and faces cancellation
    Just a few months after bravely announcing a goal of landing a Russian cosmonaut on the moon, the project has become wracked with budget cuts and may face cancellation, according to a Tuesday story in NDTV. Nevertheless, the moon remains a goal of...
  • Russia snubbed by 40 countries throughout the world
    Russia snubbed by 40 countries throughout the world
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is not going to make most popular politician anytime soon. According to Pew Research Monday, people around the world outside Russia hold that nation in low regard, and most do not have confidence that Vladimir...
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