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Sep 1, 2014

Man stabs three children to death in China school

A man stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Chinese primary school Monday, reports said, in the country’s latest attack against youngsters. The attacker killed himself by jumping from a building following the carnage ...

Macau casino dealers take industrial action for first time

Aug 30, 2014

Macau casino dealers take industrial action for first time

Casino dealers working in one of the most popular casinos in the gambling hub of Macau started industrial action on Saturday for the first time in the Chinese territory as discontent over salaries and working benefits spreads. More than 1,000 dealers working for SJM ...

Erupting Papua New Guinea volcano quietens

Aug 30, 2014

Erupting Papua New Guinea volcano quietens

A volcano that has erupted in Papua New Guinea was Saturday spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appeared to be subsiding, a seismologist said. Mount Tavurvur, which destroyed the town of Rabaul when it erupted simultaneously with nearby Mount ...

In India, rice replaces ice in charity bucket challenge

Aug 30, 2014

In India, rice replaces ice in charity bucket challenge

The famous “ice bucket” challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country’s vast population of poor, hungry people. The challenge, going viral on social media, involves ...