Wednesday, July 22, 2015
"I was already saying I'd go live in the Congo when I was nine or 10," says Willem Boulanger, who after satisfying that dream is embarking at age 83 on another -- founding a game reserve near Kolwezi.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York's Kennedy Airport can look forward to a new luxury terminal that will handle the more than 70,000 animals flying in and out every year.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
The Taiwan Culinary Promotion Campaign kicked off at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) on July 17, offering not just exhibitions but the possibility to take food-tasting trips to many parts of the island.
The towering minaret and mausoleums of Konye-Urgench in isolated Turkmenistan cut striking forms against the desert sky, yet few foreign visitors make it to a site once at the center of the Islamic world.
In the fields of Bulgaria they are everywhere -- hundreds of mounds like huge molehills concealing the gold-filled tombs of ancient kings who left no other trace of their rule.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Out of 494 contestants hailing from a dozen countries, 15 artists were shortlisted yesterday to compete in the final round of the Taiwan Fashion Design Award (TFDA).
Thursday, July 16, 2015
HTC Corp. (宏達電) has given a more specific but not finalized schedule to launch a consumer version of its virtual reality headset later this year, according to a UK-based technology news site.
A dilapidated food processing plant built in the 19th century on the banks of the Uruguay River to process and export meat to Europe may seem an unlikely candidate for status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Twitter has the potential to vastly improve as a tool for real-time news and information, according to co-founder and current board member Evan Williams.
Monday, July 13, 2015
They arrive full of hope and ambition to idyllic Greek islands, having fled war and other perils. However, once in Athens the migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq discover a country in crisis with little to offer them.