Tag Archives: China

09Sep/15

Attempt to sail Northeast Passage across Arctic begins

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.

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02Aug/15

India set to become world’s most populous country by 2022

Global population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion in 2100, according to projections in new U.N. population report.

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02Aug/15

Bird’s-eye view of world’s larges radio telescope under construction in southwest China

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.
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27Jul/15

China stocks plunge, suffer biggest one-day loss since Feb 2007

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.

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14Jul/15

Chinese woman is dogs’ best friend

(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.
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