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The 2010 Thai floods are a series of flash floods that hit different areas in Thailand. Separate but related floods began in the NorthEast and Central Thailand (6 region definition) early October due to abnormally late monsoon moisture over the Bay of Bengal, overflowed the Chao Phraya where the riv
McDonald's announced last week that it is raising prices in the Chinese mainland by between 5 jiao and RMB 1 per item, citing rising materials costs.
The increase in water and fast food costs are part of an overall trend in rising food prices in Shanghai and China more broadly
China's consumer price index, a broad measure of inflation, increased 4.4 percent in October, the largest jump in more than two years. The food section of that index alone has increased by just over 10 percent from last year.
In large cities such as Shanghai, residents have seen prices for staples like rice, cooking oil and vegetables increase as much as 100 percent over the last few monthsลบ
St. Louis had 2,070.1 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, compared with a national average of 429.4. That helped St. Louis beat out Camden, which topped last year's list and was the most dangerous city for 2003 and 2004.
Detroit, Flint, Mich., and Oakland, Calif., rounded out the top five. For the second straight year, the safest city with more than 75,000 residents was Colonie, N.Y.ลบ
Authorities in central China are searching for a batch of dairy products containing high levels of melamine, the chemical that killed six babies and sickened 300,000 others in 2008, state media said M...
The World Wildlife Fund and other experts say only about 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, a dramatic plunge from an estimated 100,000 a century ago.
The summit approved a wide-ranging program with the goal of doubling the world's tiger population in the wild by 2022 backed by governments of the 13 countries that still have tiger populations: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam and Russia.ลบ
Families of the missing phone him and some travel to his village in order to inspect the bodies.Mr Wei takes them out on his boat to the cove and flips over the corpses.
He charges them a small fee to look at their faces.
And then up to $500 if they want to take the body home.ลบ
About 15,000 Christian pilgrims and tourists streamed into the western Polish town of Swiebodzin on Sunday for the unveiling of what has been billed as the world's tallest statue of Jesus, police said...
The archaeologists have also found bows, arrows, saddles, leather chest-protectors, boots, woodenwares, knives, an iron aw, a leather scabbard, and a sweater in the graves. But the scientists focused this particular study on the excavated food.
The food included noodles mounded in an earthenware bowl, sheep's heads (which may have held symbolic meaning), another earthenware bowl full of porridge, and elliptical-shaped cakes as well as round baked goods that resembled modern Chinese moon cakes.
Chemical analysis of the starches revealed that both the noodles and cakes were made of common milletลบ
Archaeologists have unearthed 2500 years old noodles, moon cakes and other foods in a Chinese cemetery. Since the cakes were cooked in an oven-like hearth, the findings suggest that the Chinese may ha...
World Toilet Day is one of those nanny state days that should never have come to be, of course, But it is here so there is nothing to do but celebrate it. The day is sponsored by the World Toilet Organization (smile) which educates the world about the importance of toilets and proper sanitation.ลบ