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‘DISEASE X’: New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China

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A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, according to experts. The strain, H7N9, circulates in poultry and has killed 623 people out of 1,625 infected in China – a mortality rate of 38.3%. While first identified in China in... 

250,000 Koreans sign petition to deport Muslim refugees: "We don't want to become like Europe!"

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Fears about refugees are spreading quickly across Korea after news that the number of asylum seekers on Jeju Island has soared. More than 250,000 Koreans have signed a petition against the Jeju Provincial Government’s (JPG) refugee-friendly policy that allows foreigners to stay for several months without a visa and, in the meantime, helps them find jobs. “I call on the government to put... 

Trump slaps China with $50 billion in trade tariffs on imports

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The White House has announced a 25-percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in what it calls a clampdown on unfair trade practices by Beijing. The US trade representative’s office said it issued a revised China tariff list covering 1,102 separate product categories. The first package of revised tariffs will apply to $34 billion of Chinese imports, on 818 product lines, and will enter... 

Trump and Kim Jong-un Sign Document After Historic Summit

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are holding their first ever meeting on Tuesday in the hope of finding a peaceful solution to the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula. US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un shook hands with each other for the first time, before kicking off negotiations aiming to bring complete denuclearization to the Korean Peninsula. Trump... 

Chinese Now Have Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Than Americans

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China has overtaken the United States (U.S.) in healthy life span for the first time since records began, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) data. The figures show Chinese newborns in 2016 can expect 68.7 years of healthy life, compared with 68.5 years for American babies. The world health body said American babies can still expect to live longer overall, dying at 78.5 years compared to... 

Trump SCAMS North Korea, cancels meeting with Kim Jong-un for not wanting to be Executed

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U.S. President Donald Trump has cancelled next month’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He has just missed a unique occasion that happens only once in 50-100 years. Trump might just be the world’s dumbest president ever. He missed a change to denuclearize North Korea and make it give up willingly. Kim Jong Un was willing to give up his nukes, open the world and so on but Trump’s... 

Indian govt employee declares himself reincarnation of Vishnu, skips work to go to 5th dimension

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A senior engineer at an Indian government agency has been a no-show at work for eight months as he was busy performing his duties as a deity, namely the 10th reincarnation of Vishnu, the man explained in a letter to his employer. Some office workers are ready to go to great lengths to find a legitimate reason to be absent from work, however, one government employee in India took it out of this world. Rameshchandra... 

How China treats the Muslims in Jails: Forced to Drink Alcohol and Eat Pork

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Former inmates have told of the horror after being detained in China’s indoctrination camps for Muslims, where they were physically and mentally tortured. Around 900,000 to one million Muslims are estimated to have been detained in such re-education camps in China’s western province of Xinjiang as Beijing tries to clamp down on potential separatist movements. Omir Bekali and Kayrat Samarkand,... 

More Than 25 People Dead in Dust Storm in India's North

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A powerful dust storm and rains have hit Delhi, grounding flights, uprooting trees and bringing traffic on the city’s roads to a standstill, several days after an alert was issued over north India for a massive storm, New Deli TV reports. The storm, which had wind speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour (45 miles per hour), demolished dozens of homes and destroyed power lines in northern Uttar... 

North Korea to publicly close nuclear test site on May 23-25, invites journalists

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North Korea will openly dismantle its nuclear test site around May 23-25, state media said. Pyongyang has invited foreign journalists, including those from the US, to cover the event. The dismantling will involve collapsing all tunnels with explosions and blocking their entrances. All observation facilities, research buildings, and security posts will be removed, KCNA reported. Notably, journalists... 

China Banned from Showing Eurovision After Censoring Content With Gay Themes

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One of the world’s most watched annual TV programs has come down hard on China for censoring its content. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which organizes Eurovision broadcasts around the world, pulled its contract with Chinese channel Mango TV, after learning that the Chinese broadcaster had censored several videos, including an Irish music video featuring an LGBTQ love story. According to... 

Interesting Facts about Writing a Scientific Paper in College

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At most research facilities worldwide, there is often the need to provide research papers at the end of each semester as well as at the end of the year. It can be a hectic time for students because this means typically a substantial workload which leads to increased stress and also sleeps deprivation. But with proper planning, a lot of these problems can be avoided, and the task can become more manageable.... 

China Deploying Brain-Reading Tech to Monitor Emotions

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Chinese workers are reportedly being outfitted with brain-reading sensors designed to monitor their emotional state. According to the South China Morning Post, Hangzhou Zhongheng Electric, which develops and supplies electrical products, is one of several companies deploying the technology. “Concealed in regular safety helmets or uniform hats, these lightweight, wireless sensors constantly monitor... 

95% of IT Engineers in India Incapable, New Report Reveals

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A new report by Aspiring Minds, the world’s largest employability assessment company, has revealed that over 95 percent of all IT “engineers” in India are incapable of basic programming—shattering the myth of Indian “IT expertise” and destroying the controlled media’s often-repeated claim that engineers from that country are urgently needed to “boost the skill sets of Europe and America.” According... 

Japan discovers massive Rare Earth Mineral deposits, threatening China's Monopoly

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A discovery of rare earth minerals found off the coast of Japan has the potential to transform the global economy – and severely impact China’s hold on the market. The deep-sea mud is riddled with ‘rare-earth elements and yttrium’ (REY) which are instrumental in the technological industries that drive the global economy. “Applications of REY span a wide range, including hybrid vehicles,... 
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