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Vending machines in Tokyo shut down for President Obama's visit

Tokyo - Just before the arrival of United States President Barack Obama, a number of ice cream and beverage vending machines were shut down in Tokyo. Reportedly, Japan is normally known as the kingdom of vending machines.
In the Media by Mike White

Op-Ed: Malaysia minister calls for prayer to find missing jet

Perth - We all know there have been a lot of "uh-oh" moments in the incredibly long and tragic drama around the Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished with 339 passengers and crew aboard.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

China coal mine death toll rises to 20

Qujing - The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.
In the Media by AFP

A secret no more: One-fifth of China's soil is contaminated

When is a state secret no longer considered secret? How about when the secret has grown so bad that there is fear that irreparable damage to the environment and to the population as a whole will result in consequences for which there is no remedy.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Experts seek to improve the lives of those living with paralysis Special

Beijing - Canadian and Chinese experts have joined forces to improve the lives of those living with paralysis after spinal cord injury around the world.
Digital Journal Report by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

China court jails four anti-graft activists for protests

Beijing - A Chinese court on Friday sentenced four anti-corruption protestors to between two and three-and-a-half years in jail over their role in small-scale demonstrations, furthering a crackdown on rights activists.
In the Media by AFP

Search for plane debris on ocean surface ending

Perth - Authorities investigating the still-unexplained disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 say their search for debris floating in the Indian Ocean is ending and efforts will shift to the seabed.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

China jails blogger in online 'rumour' crackdown

Beijing - A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumours.
In the Media by AFP

China's economy slows sharply in first quarter

Beijing - China's GDP grew at its weakest pace for 18 months in the March quarter, data showed on Wednesday, testing Beijing's resolve as its campaign to transform the world's number-two economy comes at the cost of a sharp slowdown.
In the Media by Fran WANG (AFP)

Gulfstream announces 60-plane deal for China

Shanghai - Business jet maker Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. on Tuesday announced a deal to sell 60 aircraft to a Chinese leasing company, one of the largest orders in the US company's history.The agreement, signed with Minsheng Financial Leasing Co.
In the Media by AFP

'Criminal' use of force by Ukraine would imperil talks: Russia

Beijing - Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday warned Kiev against using force to quell pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the "criminal" act would undermine talks planned in Geneva.
In the Media by AFP

China bank loans surge in March: central bank

Shanghai - China's bank lending surged in March from the previous month, the central bank said Tuesday, but analysts dismissed the possibility of monetary easing.Domestic banks granted 1.05 trillion yuan ($168.7 billion) in new loans last month, down 12.
In the Media by AFP

China first-quarter growth slows to 7.3%: AFP survey

Beijing - China's economic expansion slowed in the first three months of this year, according to an AFP survey, and remains on track for its worst annual performance in nearly a quarter-century as reform priorities trump growth concerns.
In the Media by Kelly Olsen (AFP)

China authorities make record haul of illegal guns and knives

After a four-month long investigation, police in China have confiscated tens of thousands of guns and knives in what is being called the biggest weapons haul yet. Additionally, 15 people alleged to belong to a vast criminal network were arrested.
In the Media by Karen Graham

Photo Essay: Beijing's Olympic Park and circus Special

Beijing - I remember watching the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics from my California TV. When I visited the site this year, I was surprised to find a thriving tourist hub and live circus.
Digital Journal Report by Lonna Lisa Williams - 2 comments

Naked beekeeper in China covers body with 460,000 bees

Chinese beekeeper She Ping has become one of the first humans to have 100 pounds of bees - that would be about 460,000 of them - hanging around with him. Or make that read ON him, as Ping's assistants put all 100 pounds on his body at once.
In the Media by Marcus Hondro

Jailed China activist defiant as court rejects appeal

Beijing - A prominent Chinese legal activist defiantly denounced a court as "absurd" on Friday as it upheld his jail sentence for supporting anti-corruption protests, his lawyer said.
In the Media by Tom Hancock (AFP)

Jailed China activist defiant as court rejects appeal

Beijing - A prominent Chinese legal activist defiantly denounced a court as "absurd" on Friday as it upheld his jail sentence for supporting anti-corruption protests, his lawyer said.
In the Media by Tom Hancock (AFP)

China 2014 bird flu toll rises to nearly 100, govt data shows

Beijing - Almost 100 people in China died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined in March, government figures showed.
In the Media by AFP

China's booming military spending belies caution

Beijing - With the world's biggest military, China far outnumbers rival Japan in manpower, ships, aircraft and defence spending, but analysts say underlying weaknesses leave it still wary of a fight.
In the Media by Kelly Olsen (AFP)
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