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Hong Kong man sues former mistress for not loving him

4 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A wealthy Hong Kong man who'd lavished his mistress with money and gifts decided to sue her after she rejected his marriage proposal because she no longer loved him. [ more › ]

Fujian blind date ends with public fist fight

5 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A blind date in Fujian ended in a wrestling match, but not the, er, "fun kind" that usually proceeds a nice date. After a lovely dinner, the pair planned to go on a moonlit stroll when the man decided this was the perfect time to insult his new female friend's baby-making abilities. [ more › ]

Kids - November’s best kids’ events

Keep the little ones entertained this month with our picks of the best performances and family events

Westlake eyes playoffs after defeating St. Bonaventure, 45-28

The Pac-5 Division in high school football is loaded with top teams. From defending champion Bellflower St. John Bosco to 19-time champion Long Beach Poly to no-huddle offense king Corona Centennial, there's going to be plenty of teams to avoid in the playoffs.

Picture China: Potala Palace, Smoggy Day, Financial Forum

The day's China news in pictures: workers repaint the sloping stone walls of the Potala Palace during its annual renovation in Tibet, people wearing masks walk on a smog-shrouded road in Harbin, the Financial Street Forum gets underway in Beijing and more.

Capital Metro Business Case released

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The long awaited business case for the light rail line from Civic to Gungahlin has been released. At a media only event at the Gallery of Australian Design, the Chief Minister released the Business Case and the EOI simultaneously. Prospective tenderers have until mid December to prepare their bids. The Capital Metro project has tremendous [...]

Former Thai leader Yingluck hits up China's tourist spots with son and older brother

6 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra visited Beijing with her son and her older brother Thaksin on October 25, according to Thai media. [ more › ]

Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris Finally Discusses Controversial Eye Color-Changing Surgery [VIDEO]

Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris caused quite a stir a few days ago when she revealed that she’d undergone surgery to change the color of her natural brown eyes. [FLASHBACK: Hot or Not? Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle Surgically Changes Her Eye Color (PHOTOS...Show More Summary

Spring weeds swap in on this weekend

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 1 November 2014 at 8:30 am; 2 November 2014 at 8:30 am; ] Swap your invasive weeds for beautiful native plants. This Saturday 1 November and Sunday 2 of November 2014 from 8.30 am until 4.45 pm, the biannual weed swap is on. VisitShow More Summary

State inadequately investigates nursing home complaints, audit finds

The California Department of Public Health has failed to effectively investigate nursing home complaints, a state audit released Thursday found, with a total of 11,000 unresolved complaints in its system.

Spring weeds swap in on this weekend

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 1 November 2014 at 8:30 am; 2 November 2014 at 8:30 am; ] Swap your invasive weeds for beautiful native plants. This Saturday 1 November and Sunday 2 of November 2014 from 8.30 am until 4.45 pm, the biannual weed swap is on. VisitShow More Summary

Theatre - Beyond Desire

21 Nov-14 Dec Loosely channeling Hamlet and E. M. Forster's same-sex love story Maurice, writer-director Neil Rutherford's Beyond Desire is set in 1910 England, where...

7.30 ACT – what to expect from tonight’s program

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

7.30 ACT on the ABC Friday October 31st Mr Fluffy – the latest and what it means for asbestos affected home-owners as well as ACT rate payers Chief Minister, Katy Gallagher – on asbestos and light rail business plan Abby Bishop, Canberra Capitals captain – talks to Tim Gavel about balancing life, basketball and an adopted baby The ANU supercomputer [...]

Bad Loans Climb at China’s Biggest Banks

Sour loans on the books of China’s biggest banks have increased 22% since the start of the year, as slowing economic growth and overcapacity in a number of industries take an increasing toll on the financial sector.

Theatre - The Legend Of King O'Malley

26 Nov-13 Dec First seen in 1970, Bob Ellis and Michael Boddy’s The Legend of King O'Malley, is a vaudeville musical about a real-life man who became –...

Clubs - Icebergs New Year’s Day Party

Thu 01 Jan 2015 Celebrate New Year's Day from one of Bondi's most instagram-able vantage points, Icebergs Dining Room and Bar. There will be DJs, superb views, poolside...

Look: Shenyang car careens off bridge, all passengers are fine

7 hours agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A driver in the pitch black of a dark, dark, Shenyang night careened off the side of a bridge, resulting in this monstrous looking wreck. Apparently, it was traveling so fast that it plowed through the brick wall, making it look like some smart-ass tried to drive down a lane less than half the width of the car. [ more › ]

Writing China: Liu Cixin, ‘The Three-Body Problem’

Chinese science-fiction writer Liu Cixin has won widespread acclaim for his imaginative work “The Three-Body Problem.” The trilogy tells the story of a civilization in another galaxy that is facing extinction and chooses to invade the Earth in order to save itself.

Bars & Pubs - Aperol Barefoot Bowls

Sat 01 Nov Make your Saturday destination Aperol’s Barefoot Bowls at Paddington Bowls this summer. ‘Bowls butlers’ will be on hand to make sure your glass...

Bars & Pubs - Aperol Garden

Thu 04 Dec Get excited Sydney, there’s a new garden popping up in the middle of the city. From December, you can head to the Aperol Garden at the Argyle on Thursdays...

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