Boat Carrying Rohingya Muslims Capsizes Off Western Myanmar
May 14 2013 7:25 AM
A boat carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims capsized off western Myanmar, the U.N. said on Tuesday.
Japanese Mayor Defends WWII Use Of Korean ‘Comfort Women’
May 14 2013 6:26 AM
A prominent Japanese politician stirred controversy on Monday saying “comfort women” of World War II were “necessary.”
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Release Likely In ‘Next Few Weeks,’ Report Says
May 14 2013 3:35 AM
A new report claims the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is just a few weeks away.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Release Date Rumored For H2 2013; May Feature 6-Inch AMOLED Screen
May 14 2013 2:37 AM
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is likely to be announced in the second-half of 2013. It is tipped to be the first Samsung phone with a 6-inch screen.
China's 'Child Rape Isn't Rape' Law Is Sparking Outrage
May 13 2013 4:20 PM
A loophole in China's rape laws has been allowing child rapists to go free since 1997, but a recent case has sparked outrage.
Chinese Officials Using Feng Shui To Tackle Political Problems
May 13 2013 3:53 PM
Chinese officials have been looking to feng shui in hopes of changing their political luck. It doesn't always work.
Footage Of Chinese Woman's Mall Suicide Does Not Quell Coverup Rumors
May 13 2013 2:48 PM
Videos did nothing to quiet the rumors of cover-up.
Everyone Should Eat More Insects: UN Report
May 13 2013 2:16 PM
The Food and Agriculture Organization says that for environmental and health purposes, people should eat bugs.
Tea Or Coffee: Which Is India’s National Drink?
May 13 2013 2:06 PM
India’s tea and coffee manufacturers have staged a bitter rivalry over which liquid is the national drink.
China's Illegal 'Black Jails': How A Government Incentive Created More Corruption
May 13 2013 1:58 PM
Chinese local officials will go to great lengths to stop people from bringing grievances against them to Beijing.
Coinbase Eyes Europe
May 13 2013 1:09 PM
What does Union Square Ventures’ Fred Wilson know about Coinbase that other investors might want to know?
Did Someone Leak Sony's PS4 Teaser?
May 13 2013 1:07 PM
A link to a YouTube video posted on Reddit by user “moxmoxmox” gives a glimpse of what's purported to be the PlayStation 4 console's body, leaked ahead of E3.
Samsung Announces 5G Breakthrough, Projects Commercial Use By 2020
May 13 2013 12:20 PM
Samsung announced its successful test of 5G wireless connectivity on Monday and projects it will be ready for commercial use by 2020.
5 Alternatives To The Bloomberg Terminal
May 13 2013 11:35 AM
Bloomberg cut its reporters' access to confidential client data, but could it be too late to avoid damage to its bottom line?
H&M Commits To Fire and Building Safety Agreement In Bangladesh
May 13 2013 11:30 AM
The move is a clear indicator that multinational retail clothing companies like H&M are taking the appropriate steps toward improving fire and building safety.
Bangladesh Death Toll: Now More Than 1,100
May 13 2013 11:23 AM
The Bangladeshi government said Monday the April 24 garment factory collapse near the capital Dhaka has killed an estimated 1,100 people.
Chinese Netizens Show Surprising Support For Taiwan
May 13 2013 10:36 AM
Taiwan is getting support from unforeseen quarters in its naval confrontation with the Philippines.
Who Is Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s New Leader?
May 13 2013 9:47 AM
Nawaz Sharif, the apparent new prime minister of Pakistan, is a wealthy industrialist who has already served two terms as PM.
Gold Sales Booming In China and India Following Price Drop
May 13 2013 9:30 AM
A growing number of buyers in China and India are jumping into the market and driving demand for jewelry, coins and bars.
WHO Suspects SARS-Like Virus Can Spread Between People
May 13 2013 8:50 AM
Countries are being asked to step up coronavirus monitoring after a patient contracted the infection from a French hospital stay.