Only Cherry Picking Blog Posts

  • Graft and Corrruption could sink the Chinese Communist Party: Hu Jintao
    on Jul 3, 2011
    CHINESE President Hu Jintao has issued a mea culpa for rampant corruption in the ruling Communist Party, warning members about alienating the public as the organisation celebrates its 90th anniversary.    In a speech marking th...
  • North Korean children forced to beg + Army starving
    on Jun 26, 2011
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  • PETROL SAVING TIPS - Information from an Insider
    on Jun 26, 2011
    TIPS ON PUMPING PETROL My line of work is in petroleum for about 31 years now, so here are some tricks to get more of your money's worth for every Litre: Here at the Shell Pipeline where I work in Melbourne, we deliver about 4 million litres in a...
  • Asia has More millionaires than Europe
    on Jun 24, 2011
    Booming Asia had more millionaires than Europe for the first time last year and is fast closing in on North America for the top spot, a report released Thursday said.   The Asia-Pacific region was home to 3.3 million people in 2010 worth $1...
  • Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been released from jail
    on Jun 23, 2011
    Renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been freed on bail after nearly three months in jail. State media claim that authorities were satisfied with Ai's “confession” to tax evasion, and that his poor health was also a factor in the decisio...
  • Japanese News in Brief - Not on the NHK TV News - English Bulletin @7.00pm tonight
    on Jun 22, 2011
    Haneda airport to expand int'l terminal to handle more flights The transport ministry said Tuesday it has agreed with the operator of Haneda airport in Tokyo to expand its new international terminal to cope with an expected increase in flights,...
  • Salty meat can harm you in 30 minutes
    on Jun 22, 2011
    HEALTH RISK: A sirloin steak please, but hold the salt. IT takes just half an hour for one salty meal to significantly impair the arteries' ability to pump blood around the body, alarming research shows. Blood flow becomes temporarily more restri...
  • Not On NHK TV - Business & Tech News:Stories that are mostly not shown on the 7.00pm English News Bulletin
    on Jun 21, 2011
    Toyota Prius sales top 52,000 in one month Toyota Motor Corp says that it has sold 52,000 of its new Prius Alpha in just one month, surpassing its expectations. The Prius Alpha, a wagon based on the Prius hybrid car, was expected to sell around...
  • Not On NHK TV - National News Stories that are mostly not shown on the 7.00pm English News Bulletin
    on Jun 19, 2011
     Luxury Porsche SUV driven by a 3-year-old slams into supermarket An SUV is seen after backing into a supermarket with a 3-year-old behind the wheel in Nishinari Ward, Osaka, on June 17. (Mainichi) OSAKA -- A Porsche SUV that apparently had a 3...
  • March 11 quake freed hundreds of years of strain
    on Jun 19, 2011
    The magnitude 9.0 earthquake that shook Japan on March 11 released hundreds of years of tectonic strain, and has provided researchers with clues about where such large quakes could strike in the future, according to a study published in the journa...
  • March 11 quake freed hundreds of years of strain
    on Jun 19, 2011
    The magnitude 9.0 earthquake that shook Japan on March 11 released hundreds of years of tectonic strain, and has provided researchers with clues about where such large quakes could strike in the future, according to a study published in the journa...
  • Not on the NHK TV News - English Bulletin @7.00pm Last Night
    on Jun 19, 2011
    Crime News:  Man arrested for illegal entry confesses to 2-year robbery spree Police have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of a series of robberies which include one in which he allegedly stole cash and other items from the home of former A...
  • Not On NHK TV - National News Stories that are mostly not shown on the 7.00pm English News Bulletin
    on Jun 19, 2011
     Luxury Porsche SUV driven by a 3-year-old slams into supermarket An SUV is seen after backing into a supermarket with a 3-year-old behind the wheel in Nishinari Ward, Osaka, on June 17. (Mainichi) OSAKA -- A Porsche SUV that apparently had...
  • Not on the NHK TV News - English Bulletin @7.00pm Last Night
    on Jun 19, 2011
    Crime News:  Man arrested for illegal entry confesses to 2-year robbery spree Police have arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of a series of robberies which include one in which he allegedly stole cash and other items from the home of form...
  • Japan's elderly pets spark "Care" Boom
    on Jun 16, 2011
    Source: AFP Pets are said to be like their owners, and in fast-aging Japan a generation of greying pooches and tabbies has sparked a boom in elderly care for the four-legged friends. Better pet food and veterinary services have allowed dogs and...
  • Japan's elderly pets spark "Care" Boom
    on Jun 16, 2011
    Source: AFP Pets are said to be like their owners, and in fast-aging Japan a generation of greying pooches and tabbies has sparked a boom in elderly care for the four-legged friends. Better pet food and veterinary services have allowed dogs and...
  • U.S. Navy Turn Back North Korean Ship: Report
    on Jun 14, 2011
    U.S. Turns Back N. Korean Ship: Report Two weeks ago, the United States Navy blocked a North Korean ship from delivering suspected missile technology to Myanmar. The U.S. intercepted the ship near Shanghai and asked four times to board befor...
  • Chinese investors eye Bougainville resources
    on Jun 14, 2011
    Chinese investors have presented details of a plan to build a major new urban centre on Papua New Guinea's island of Bougainville. The Autonomous Bougainville Government and the Bougainville Business Association have been briefed on the proposal.
  • Chinese investors eye Bougainville resources
    on Jun 14, 2011
    Chinese investors have presented details of a plan to build a major new urban centre on Papua New Guinea's island of Bougainville. The Autonomous Bougainville Government and the Bougainville Business Association have been briefed on the proposal.
  • U.S. Navy Turn Back North Korean Ship: Report
    on Jun 14, 2011
    U.S. Turns Back N. Korean Ship: Report Two weeks ago, the United States Navy blocked a North Korean ship from delivering suspected missile technology to Myanmar. The U.S. intercepted the ship near Shanghai and asked four times to board befor...
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