Articles Tagged with china

1,500 Yr. Old Shaolin Temple Is Hiring And Women Can Apply Too!

Shaolin Temple Is Hiring

Shaolin Temple monks are famous for their acrobatic skills and death-defying martial arts. Some monks have even gone ahead and shared a decent meal with a tiger, but there are a few jobs that these lethal, yet peaceful disciples of Buddha aren’t trained for. Hence a 1,500 Years old Shaolin Temple released a ‘for hire’… Read more »

Solar Panel Energy in China Nearing World Domination

China may soon overtake Germany as leader in solar energy panels

As journalists and even United States Senator Dianne Feinstein warn that World War 3 is on the horizon or even already started, China is making gains on the U.S. in at least one area removed from military power. The Asian powerhouse now has more solar panel energy capacity than the U.S. and is second only… Read more »

China Earthquake Death Toll Rises As Rescue Efforts Continue

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The death toll has risen to 589 in southwest China three days after an earthquake devastated Yunnan province on Sunday. According to Chinese news agency Xinhua, the sudden rise in casualties comes as a result of delayed confirmation. This is a mountainous region, and the villages affected by this earthquake are remote and difficult to… Read more »

China Earthquake Kills 398, Injures 1,800 More

398 Dead, More Than 1,800 Injured In Yunnan Province

At 4:30 p.m. local time on Sunday, China suffered a major earthquake, the third to hit Yunnan province in a year. The BBC reports that at least 398 people have died in a 6.1 magnitude earthquake which ripped through the ground under Yunnan province on Sunday. The quake is the strongest to hit the region… Read more »

China Factory Explosion Kills 68 Workers

Explosion Shattered Glass 500 Meters Away

An explosion at a metal products factory in Kunshan, China, has killed at least 68 workers and left nearly 200 more injured with burns over 80 to 90 percent of their bodies. The BBC has reported that the factory, which employs 450 workers, belongs to the Kunshan Zhongrong Metal Products Company, has contracts with large… Read more »

Russia ‘Sissy Bombs’ Obama On Twitter

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin “sissy bombed” President Barack Obama with Vladimir Putin “manly” photos on Twitter. The Russian leader posted photos which appear to challenge the manliness of President Obama. Vladimir Putin is shown in traditional manly-man poses and settings in each image, which include a caption created by Dmitry Rogozin. One Obama… Read more »

2015 Volkswagen Passat Aims To Be Big In China

2015 Volkswagen Passat

As new 2015 models are released, a new Volkswagen Passat is included among them. It is not, however, aimed primarily at the U.S. or European markets, as it has been in the past, but is instead aimed towards the largest emerging automotive market: China. The Volkswagen Passat has seen sales sliding in its traditional markets… Read more »

Wider Parking Spaces For China’s Women Drivers Spark Sexism Debate

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A mall in China is currently under fire for allotting wider parking spaces for their women patrons. Dashijiedaduhui – or “World Metropolis”, a popular mall in the northern port city of Dalian, China, has recently unveiled parking spaces specially made for women drivers. Each of these parking spaces are 30 centimeters (11.811 inches) wider than… Read more »

Dalai Lama Decrys Anti-Muslim Violence During Birthday Celebration

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Tenzin Gyasto, the 14th Dalai Lama, celebrated his 79th birthday with an address in which he spoke out against violence targeting Muslim minorities in Myanmar and Sri Lanka. The Dalai Lama spoke before tens of thousands of Buddhists, CNN reports. Hollywood actor Richard Gere was among the crowd there to hear the Buddhist leader speak… Read more »

Xi Jinping, China President, Visits South Korea, Snubs Pyongyang

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Chinese president Xi Jinping landed Thursday in Seoul for a state visit with Park Geun-Hye, marking his first trip ever to the Korean peninsula. Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit raised questions regarding the current state of his country’s relationship with North Korea, and it’s baby-faced strongman, Kim Jong Un. A week before Xi landed in… Read more »

Woman Drops Cell Phone In Cesspool, Two Die Jumping In To Get It Back

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A bizarre and senseless tragedy unfolded last week in China’s northern Henan province, when two people died trying to retrieve a cell phone that a woman had dropped — into a festering cesspool. The cell phone was worth $300, a lot of money in a country where, despite widespread fears of China’s coming economic dominance,… Read more »

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Later: Mourning, Struggle, But Little Progress

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The Chinese government tightened security in and around Beijing this week, in anticipation of the 25 year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest of June 3-4, 1989. Fox News reports that the government’s tight security affected not only mourners who traveled to the public square, but also the friends and family of many of the… Read more »