The Associated Press, on 2 September 2014, listed 9 steps a Japanese man, Mr Mitsutoki Shigeta, undertook to father 16 surrogate babies in Thailand.
The information is from police sources and they say the first baby was born in June 2013. Four were taken to...
How much does the average Westerner really know about Ukraine?
Andriy Pryimachenko, a 24-year-old director and filmmaker interested in gauging Ukraine's image abroad, looked to Hollywood for an answer.
POSTED | 25-08-2014-- By Daisy Sindelar, Radio Free Europe --
The Mekong River is useful only for fish and hydropower. Navigation is limited by waterfalls and shoals. Irrigation is only suitable in the lower region and the river is being rapidly fished out.
The famous giant Mekong catfish has been almost extinct since 1970, long before the dam era.
Research by David Lisak, PhD of the University of Massachusetts Boston has shed some light on the predatory nature of sexual violence.
The following are excerpts from his paper entitled "Understanding the Predatory Nature of Sexual Violence."
The US health care system consistently underperforms relative to other industrialized countries, according to a new study from the Commonwealth Fund. Among the 11 nations covered in the study — including seven Western European countries, Canada, Australia and New Zealand — the US ranks last or near last on access to care, efficiency
Carbon pricing is gaining attention as a way to address climate change.
US President Barack Obama talked in a recent interview about a price on carbon as the way to begin solving the challenge of climate change.
China’s Broad Group is revolutionizing commercial building. Its latest ambition is to build the world’s tallest structure. Known as Sky City, the 202-storey steel skyscraper is expected to be magnitude-9 earthquake resistant and energy efficient. This high-rise is a step toward in redefining urbanization and addressing the energy and pollution problems.
In an interview with Rik Kirkland, senior managing editor of McKinsey Publishing, global energy expert and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin expects an energy landscape rife with innovations — and surprises.
Since President Thein Sein’s quasi-civilian administration took office in 2011, the country’s political environment has seen many liberal changes. These changes have prompted Western nations to lift economic sanctions and provide support through financial aid,