Posts Tagged: Politics

Horror in Taiwan: Parents indicted over abuse, deaths of three young siblings

A Taiwanese couple have been indicted over the abuse and deaths of three of their children whose bodies they then buried in hidden locations, in a crime that has...

Critics question Toronto police push for more Tasers

“We don’t need Tasers. We need de-escalation,” Toronto lawyer argues during public meeting on greater deployment of devices among city’s officers. Source: Canada News TS Link: Critics question Toronto...

Gas supply and demand conditions will be ‘serious’ this winter, China warns

China’s state planner said on Thursday it expects gas supply and demand conditions to be “serious” this winter, underlining growing concerns that the country’s pipeline and storage capacity will...

China posts strong figures as Xi tries to play down growth rate

China’s US$12 trillion economy expanded 6.8 per cent in the third quarter, a rate that comfortably puts China as one of the fastest growing major economies in the world....

Alipay, WeChat and Android are top brands Chinese consumers cannot live without

Alipay, WeChat and Android are the top three brands that Chinese consumers cannot live without, in a reflection of how technology has filtered through their daily lives, according to...

U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to “dramatically deepen” cooperation with New Delhi,...

Chinese off-duty policeman tracks down suspect while shopping with wife

An off-duty auxiliary police officer helped catch a suspected thief in western China while out shopping at a mall with his wife, according to a newspaper report. The officer,...

Books of The Times: With ‘La Belle Sauvage,’ Philip Pullman Begins a New Trilogy

The author of the “His Dark Materials” trilogy returns, with answers to the questions what happened first and what happens next. Source: US Feeds Link: Books of The Times:...

Just For Laughs founder Gilbert Rozon resigns over abuse allegations

“I am resigning out of respect for the employees and the families that work for these organizations as well as all our partners,” wrote the man behind Montreal’s famous...

Tricks of the trade

The author gives his tricks of the trade to the BBC ahead of the publication of La Belle Sauvage. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Tricks of the trade