Jim O’Neill, who coined the term BRICs to highlight emerging economic powerhouses Brazil, Russia, India and China, said India’s budget lacked a “wow” factor but was good enough to push the country on a path of 8 percent growth or more “for a long time”.
Tuesday: The Yankees and Mets get set to play ball, a snowy evening, and a "mommy blogger" is convicted of murder.
A Tiananmen Square activist who became a well known figure in the Chinese Christian community has stepped down from his pastoral duties and ministries following accusations that he'd raped fellow Chinese dissident and Christian convert Chai Ling. [ more › ]
"My house is like a zoo on Saturday mornings," says Erin Black. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Erin is an Emmy-winning costume designer. So consider yourself warned and enter at your own risk to meet her husband, Eric, who is trying to feed...Show More Summary
Democrats in the Senate aren’t going to negotiate with the House on homeland security funding. Two months before he’s up for re-election, GOP Chair John Padgett is accused in a second racial discrimination complaint. DotCom Deja Vu – NASDAQ hits 5,000 again. Show More Summary
Comedian goes all Panorama on us.
Video streaming site Sohu.com is teaming up with Broadway Video Entertainment to bring "Saturday Night Live" to China, but a version that will be tailored for local audiences and will feature Chinese comedians. [ more › ]
These Digbeth First Fridays don’t ‘arf come round quickly. March is already upon us and the evening of the 6th sees Digbeth once again come alive with all sorts of happenings: Rather than queuing half an hour for a piece of meat in a bun on the other side of Digbeth, why not visit the […]
RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration tried — and failed — to reverse a House of Delegates vote killing a bill that opponents say would have shrouded state-sponsored executions in unprecedented secrecy, lawmakers said.Read full article >>
A film about air pollution by one of China's most famous TV journalists has gone viral on Chinese social media, where it has received over 153 million views and stirred up huge conversation and conflicting views. [ more › ]
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Chinese tourists have now set their eyes on Antarctica, much to the chagrin of local inhabitants. A huge group of travelers from China recently landed in the South Pole to have wedding shots taken, unfortunately freaking out the penguins in the area just trying to get on with their lives. [ more › ]
In spring 2014, the City of Chicago announced a program called "Up the Block," in which entrepreneurs would compete to start businesses in vacant storefronts, with encouragement, mentoring, and financial incentives from community supporters. Show More Summary
Here in China on his maiden visit, the U.K.'s Prince William met with a dual line-up of heavyweights. One was Chinese President Xi Jinping. The other was Chinese e-commerce mogul Jack Ma.
For some auto makers late last year, China’s luxury car market got a bit bumpy. Whether it has smoothed out some depends on which numbers one looks at.
A man began coughing blood and died at an internet cafe in Shanghai's Songjiang district on Friday morning after he'd been surfing the web for 19 consecutive hours. [ more › ]
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI For fans of Chris Brown and Trey Songz, the doubleheader “Between the Sheets” tour would have been heart-skittering enough. But then throw in surprise appearances from R. Kelly, B.o.B., Keith Sweat, T.I., Future and...
RICHMOND — Virginia’s House and Senate united to restrict drones and allow sugary school snacks Wednesday but continued to wrangle over ethics reform, the handling of college sexual assaults and civil asset forfeiture as they headed into the home stretch of the legislative session.Read full article >>
04-09 Mar Snap up an elegant new dress at up to 70 per cent off at the five-day warehouse sale from Aussie designer Rachel Gilbert. The Alexandria clearance will...