Google, Yahoo and other major U.S. technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives, according to a study released Wednesday.
More than a thousand engineers are checking damaged houses in Nepal's capital and advising people about whether they are safe.
The United States on Friday swiftly rejected a suggestion by a top Chinese military official who said that disputed South China Sea islands could be used for international rescue and relief operations.
MELAMCHI, Nepal - Desperate survivors living at ground zero of Nepal's earthquake felt abandoned to their fate Friday after losing their loved ones and livelihoods in a disaster that has claimed more than 6,300 lives.
GORKHA, Nepa - Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal Tuesday, begging to be airlifted to safety, four days after a monster earthquake killed more than 5,000 people.
Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one Indonesian man, despite an international outcry and pleas for mercy.
KATHMANDU - Rescuers in Nepal battled Tuesday to reach remote communities devastated by a huge earthquake that has killed at least 4,310 people, as the impoverished country's leader said relief workers had still not reached many of the worst-hit areas.
Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where mainland China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threaten to "undermine peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned Monday.
A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition.
Australia urged Indonesia Monday to delay the execution of two men for drug offenses until a corruption probe into their case is complete, after a report that judges sought tens of thousands of dollars in bribes.
KATHMANDU - Tens of thousands of frightened Nepalese huddled in tents desperate for help Monday, two days after a quake killed more than 3,200 people ...
KATHMANDU - Rescuers in Nepal searched frantically Sunday for survivors of a huge quake that killed nearly 2,000, digging through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu and airlifting victims of an avalanche at Everest base camp.
A Southeast Asian summit will urge "self-restraint" in the South China Sea but avoid directly criticizing Chinese actions that have fanned tensions in the contested waters, a diplomatic source with knowledge of a draft statement said Friday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping heads to Islamabad Monday to unveil a US$46 billion investment plan that Pakistan hopes will end its chronic energy crisis and "transform" the country into a regional economic hub.