The thorny question of whether Japan should ditch nuclear energy completely could decide who eventually wins the race for Tokyo governor which kicked off on Wednesday.
When Pua Pyland, 33, heard that Overstock.com — one of the largest online retailers in the United States — was accepting Bitcoins (BTC) as a form of payment, she immediately logged onto the site and bought a weighing scale for 0.03945139 BTC, which at that time translated to US$31.79 in ordinary U.S. dollars.
The unveiling of a memorial to the Korean freedom fighter Ahn Jung-geun, at the railway station in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, on Sunday, commemorates his bravery against Japanese aggression and reminds people not to forget the past, says a Xinhua News Agency commentary.
China and South Korea have intensified their cooperation in attempting to pressure Japan over historical issues. This is worrisome.
She said she is the sister of a local Taliban commander.
Online child pornography in the Philippines is a perverse twist on globalization: consumption patterns in the developed world (say, in the United Kingdom or Australia) drive demand for live online “shows,” recorded video or still photographs featuring the sexual abuse of children.
Shashi Tharoor, known as Minister Twitter for his prolific presence on the microblogging site, has survived many a controversy in his five-year career in Indian politics.
Thailand and Myanmar have joined the ranks of countries with the highest level of religious violence, according to recent findings by the Pew Research Center.
As we move into the Lunar New Year festivities, IMF Managing Director Christine Largarde is signaling that “optimism is in the air.” In a speech on Jan. 15, she claims that the global growth momentum will be strengthened further in 2014, mainly due to the advanced economies, but it is still stuck in low gear.
This year marks the 120th anniversary of the first Sino-Japanese war in 1894, known to the Chinese as the Jia-Wu war, which dealt China a devastating blow. It comes at a time when bilateral ties between the Northeast Asian neighbors are at an all-time low since the end of World War II.
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