Thursday, February 14, 2013

14-Feb-2013 17:59

Will radar-rattling turn to conflict? :: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this week condemned China's "unnecessary escalation" of tensions between the two nations over disputed islets known as Diaoyu in China and Senkaku in Japan.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/opinion/japan-china-relations-kingston/index.html?eref�ition

China bans television ads for bling :: China has banned advertisements for luxury products on its official state radio and television channels. The move is an apparent attempt to douse growing social frustration in the wealth gap between the country's rich and poor -- and to stop corruption conducted through luxury gift-giving.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/08/business/china-bans-luxury-product-ads/index.html?eref�ition

Hong Kong's mounting food waste :: Nestled among the granite peaks of eastern Hong Kong a new, man-made mountain is emerging.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/21/world/asia/hong-kong-food-waste/index.html?eref�ition

In pictures: Grammy Awards 2013 :: Images from the 55th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21406787#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Building sites reveal unseen London :: A photographic exhibition of construction sites
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-21389582#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Pope Benedict XVI's life :: Looking back at the career of Pope Benedict XVI
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-20960383#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

In pictures: Bafta Film Awards 2013 :: A look at the winners and attendees
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21405209#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

CNN Explains: Drones :: CNN's Nic Robertson gives you the ins and outs of drones from their military to civilian uses.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/08/pkg-eitm-orig-cnn-explains-drones.cnn?eref�ition

North Korea releases bizarre music video :: North Korea's new bizarre video has the iconic song "We are the world" and Call of Duty. Erin Burnett reports.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2013/02/06/exp-erin-north-korea-releases-bizarre-music-video.cnn?eref�ition

Man + horse + skis = ?? :: CNN's Francesca Cumani looks at a sport that combines man, horse and skis.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/02/08/winning-post-skijoring-horsepower.cnn?eref�ition

Dell's humble beginnings :: Dell decides to go private, the latest move by Michael Dell to take the computer company he founded to new heights.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/business/2013/02/06/pkg-kosik-michael-dell-profile.cnn?eref�ition

In Pictures: Architectural Review Future Projects Awards :: Architectural Review Future Project Award winners
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-21417859#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Playtime that protects the planet :: CNN's Pauline Chiou goes to Hong Kong's annual toy fair to find out about the growing market for eco-friendly toys.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/14/eco-solutions-toys.cnn?eref�ition

2013: A 'game-changer' on climate? :: As leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, signs of economic hope are upon us. The global economy is on the mend. Worldwide, the middle class is expanding by an estimated 100 million per year. And the quality of life for millions in Asia and Africa is growing at an unprecedented pace.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/01/22/business/steer-climate-change-davos/index.html?eref�ition

Surfer on riding 100-foot wave :: CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to Garrett McNamara about potentially breaking the record for surfing the biggest wave.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/sports/2013/01/30/ac-intv-mcnamara-surfing-new-record.cnn?eref�ition

Birds' synchronized flight dazzles :: It looks like a dark cloud, but it's starling birds synchronizing their flight to help them find food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/31/nr-cloud-of-starlings.cnn?eref�ition

Shipping looks to clean up its act :: At nearly the length of four football pitches, the container ship Eugen Maersk takes some stopping when traveling at full speed -- around 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) before it can come to a complete halt.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2012/12/17/business/eco-green-shipping-singapore/index.html?eref�ition

Why HK craves organic food :: CNN's Patricia Wu looks at Hong Kong's craving for quality organic food.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/01/28/wu-hong-kong-organic-farming.cnn?eref�ition

VIDEO: House of Commons :: MPs are debating the Coventry and Warwickshire city deal.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/21006885

Why traditional dating is dead :: Jessica Massa says today's romantic landscape is full of ambiguity and gray areas about where any given connection might lead.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/13/opinion/massa-end-of-dating/index.html?eref�ition

Google hits back against BT with patent lawsuits :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/D5YgfHJmWuQ/us-google-bt-lawsuit-idUSBRE91C1J920130213

Colombia soldiers die in rebel clash :: Heavy fighting between the army and left-wing FARC rebels in the southern Colombian province of Caqueta leaves at least seven soldiers dead.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21454648#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

I hired a fake Facebook girlfriend :: BBC reporter Dave Lee on hiring a fake Facebook partner
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21446368#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Viewpoints: Successes and failures of Benedict XVI :: Assessing the successes and failures of a papacy
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21429808#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

Delhi's No.1 ladies' taxi company :: Business booms for Delhi's No.1 ladies' taxi company
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21380262#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

From CEO to wildlife photographer :: What started as a hobby is now a mission for photographer Brian Hampton, CEO-turned-wildlife photographer.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2013/02/11/zarella-fl-eco-wildlife.cnn?eref�ition

Harbin artists keep traditions alive :: Alan Wang, owner of Boxtown.net, takes us to Beifang Art Exhibition Center, where local artists maintain old traditions.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/video/#/video/international/2013/02/13/cnngo-harbin-china-c.cnn?eref�ition

The ancient business of feng shui :: In 2008, as the financial crisis reverberated around the globe, Allan Chau worried how his business manufacturing parts for the auto industry would weather the downturn.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/business/china-business-fung-shui/index.html?eref�ition

'Ping-pong diplomacy' player dies :: Chinese table tennis player Zhuang Zedong, a key figure in what became known as the "ping pong diplomacy" that helped thaw frosty Cold War relations between the United States and China, has died aged 73, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/11/world/asia/pingpong-diplomacy-death/index.html?eref�ition

Wildlife photos: How to take the best shots :: Getting your wildlife images to stand out from the crowd
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21432743#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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