After two years of planning, a trimaran is sailing across the Arctic Sea to the Bering Strait in an attempt to set a non-stop sailing record for the route from Europe to the Pacific.
(Reuters Business Report) – If nerves weren’t shredded before, they surely will be soon?
Chinese authorities now investigating what, or who, might be behind the recent market mayhem.
A strong rally on Wall Street evaporated and turned into losses, as concerns about China’s economy heavily outweighed lower valuations that some investors earlier saw as bargains.
The death toll from several blasts that hit China’s eastern port city of Tianjin rises to 112 as authorities continue to say toxins near blast area pose no risk to people outside the evacuation zone.
Tianjin, China China Central Television (CCTV) – Rubble, ruins and burning debris evidence the devastation left behind in the blast site after Wednesday’s massive explosions in north China’s port city Tianjin.
Greenpeace says the blasts in Tianjin expose a huge loophole in management of dangerous chemicals in the country.
Global population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion in 2100, according to projections in new U.N. population report.
China Central Television (CCTV) – A video of bird’s-eye view of world’s larges radio telescope, whose dish is the size of 30 football grounds, was released by CCTV (China Central Television) on Sunday.
China stocks plunge more than 8 percent, their biggest one-day drop in more than eight years, as a government-triggered rebound peters out amid profit-taking, concerns over economic health and fears of an end to Beijing’s inclination toward looser monetary policies.
(R Reports) – Meet Yang Xiaoyun – not your average pet owner.
For years, she’s devoted her life to looking after vulnerable dogs… Lots of them.
In fact, she’s now got around 3,000 at her home in the northern city of Tianjin.