Chinese scientists claimed that dogs have originated in southern China some 33,000 years ago, disputing US research by Cornell University that domesticated dogs evolved 15,000 years ago in Central.. IndiaTimes Also reported by •Firstpost •Mid-Day
HONG KONG/LONDON Battling against sceptical Western investors, HSBC ( HSBA.L ) 005.HK, is on a mission to explain why its push into a slowing China is good for the global bank’s future growth. HSBC.. Firstpost
Millions of people across Indonesia were able to witness a total solar eclipse that brought blackout conditions on Wednesday morning. Crowds gathered on Indonesian beaches to witness the event.. Source: Storyful Studio -
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Eighteen people were killed and more than 30 injured when machinery collapsed at a China Communications Construction Co Ltd's factory in southern China, the company said on.. Reuters India
* Animal rights activists are seeking to shut down an annual summer dog meat festival in southern China blamed for blackening the countrys international reputation as well as fueling extreme cruelty to.. Deccan Herald Also reported by •DNA
Hong Kong police on Thursday said bookseller Lee Bo, who went "missing" in December, had returned to Hong Kong in a case that has provoked anger over Chinese interference in the city.
*Beijing*: Forestry authorities in China's Sichuan province confirmed the sighting of a white-eared night heron, the most endangered of the heron species, numbering less than 1,000 globally.
China's third-ranked Communist Party leader Zhang Dejiang said Hong Kong shouldn't "politicise everything" and should instead focus on integrating its economy with China's, according to members of.. DNA
A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for fraudulently raising nearly 10 billion yuan in one of the country's biggest financial scams, the official Xinhua news agency said today.The group was.. All India Radio
BEIJING (Reuters) - A court in southern China has jailed 24 people for fraudulently raising nearly 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in one of the country's biggest financial scams, the official Xinhua.. Reuters India Also reported by •Zee News •Sify
BEIJING (Reuters) - A knife-wielding attacker stabbed ten school children in southern China on Monday, severely injuring two, before killing himself, state media reported, the latest in a series of.. Reuters India
A 36-year-old man from southern China cut off his own penis as punishment for having two daughters. The man had allegedly been drinking before the incident. Doctors have sewed his organ back on. MailOnline India
*Egypt:* An Egyptian court has sentenced a four-year-old boy to life in prison for murder and other offences allegedly committed when he was one-and-a-half year old.
The case of Ahmed Mansour Karmi.. Mid-Day
Unusually cold weather in eastern Asia has been blamed for more than 60 deaths, disrupting transportation and bringing the first snow to a subtropical city in southern China in almost 50 years... IndiaTimes