US Night Sky Lit Up As Chinese Rocket Explodes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

The western United States was treated to an impressive light show on the 23 February as a huge fireball streaked across the night sky. What at firs...

We Need to Remember the West Is Worth Defending

John Fletcher | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK
John Fletcher

It is time we shook ourselves from the malaise and cynicism and remembered that, for all the faults and failures of our governments and our culture, it is still much better then any of the alternatives actually achieved.

China Builds Chain Of Artificial Island Fortresses In The South China Sea

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

China has constructed a series of artificial islands in a hotly disputed area of the South China Sea, 660 miles from the mainland and only 210 miles f...

Boy's Firecracker Stunt Goes Spectacularly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK

Today has been remarkably educational for a Monday. Here are some valuable lessons we've already learned. Don't vote Ukip Don't spend £25,000 ...

Chinese Students Thrown Out Of Model UN Following Taiwan Dispute

The Huffington Post UK | Nick Winchester | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A number of Chinese delegates were thrown out of a Harvard Model United Nations meeting after they protested against the listing of Taiwan as an indep...

Who is to Blame for the Plummeting Oil Prices?

Nehad Ismail | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Saudi Arabia is not under any obligation to cut its production to help Iran, Venezuela, Russia or the US frackers in Texas and North Dakota. It suits Saudi Arabia if the frackers and shale oil producers are driven out of business.

Is This How App Rankings Are Manipulated In China?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

The value of breaking into the top 100 ranking on the App Store - or higher, really - is fairly well-established (if not a fool-proof way to make a pr...

An Affordable Quadcopter Drone for the Masses?

Tom Grundy | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech
Tom Grundy

With the price tag of radio controlled quadcopters out of reach for many, Xiaomi could do for emerging drone technology what it did for smartphones - offering high-end specification models at a more accessible cost.

Teen Cuts Off Hand To Cure Internet Addiction

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Tech

A young teenager reportedly cut off his own hand with a kitchen knife, believing it to be the only solution to his internet addiction. The 19-year-...

In Pictures: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement Reconvenes as Thousands March for Democracy

Tom Grundy | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK
Tom Grundy

Fifty-two days after the main Umbrella Movement 'occupy' camp was cleared, Hong Kong protesters returned to the streets on Sunday for a pro-democracy rally. Organisers say 13,000 took part, whilst police estimated that 6,600 were present.

Why I'm Working to Become the Greatest Chinese Chef of All Time

Robbie Knox | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Robbie Knox

When the Huffington Post asked me, a 37-year-old married father of two, if I wanted to enter a cooking competition to win a trip to Hong Kong with a 25-year-old girl I'd never met, it was a real no-brainer. I'm confident that in no way would my wife go ballistic if I jogged off to the other side of the world leaving her with two pre-school kids to look after, so I signed up on the spot.

Apple Just Made A Record-Breaking Amount Of Money

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has posted its first quarterly earnings and the results are record-breaking. In this quarter alone, Apple has made more profit than any public c...

Hong Kong and China: 'One Country' with 'Two Systems'

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

"Please mind the gap." The broadcast echoes over and over again, first in English, followed closely by Cantonese, and finally Mandarin Chinese. People walk hastily around the Mass Transit Railway station, carrying the latest copy of the South China Morning Post.

Mechanical Horse Is So Bad It's Good

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese inventor Su Daocheng, spent two months working on what might be the weirdest transportation vehicle we've ever seen: a mechanical horse. Lo...

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...

Disrupting Davos

Simon Zadek | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Simon Zadek

My Davos this year fits this picture. I am co-leading a two-year inquiry established by the United Nations Environment Program into how to change financial and capital markets in ways that align the behavior of lenders and investors with our need to live inclusively within our planetary boundaries.

Sewer Explosion Throws Boy 10 Metres Into The Air

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Tech

Shocking footage has emerged from China showing a young boy being thrown into the air by a sewer explosion. The video comes from surveillance camer...

Restaurants Now Offer Free Food - But Only If You're 'Beautiful'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

A Korean restaurant in China has been branded "shameful" after offering free food to people based on their physical appearance. Jeju Island restaur...

Cameron's Proposed 'Snapchat' Ban Would Sign Us Up To This Dubious Club

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech

The ultra-authoritarian government in Beijing has announced a sweeping crackdown on private social media messaging in a haunting echo of our own Prime...

Cheating Husband's Penis ‘Snipped Off With Scissors Twice By Jilted Wife'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK

Gruesome, mercifully pixelated images purporting to show the bloody aftermath of an encounter between a philandering husband and his scorned wife are ...

Nice Try, iPhone Smuggler. Nice Try.

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Tech

Turns out, iPhones are expensive in China. Expensive enough to inspire people into strapping dozens of the things to themselves in sheets of plasti...

Planet Appetite: The Yunnan Cookbook - Recipes from China's Land of Ethnic Diversity

Rupert Parker | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

I first visited China over 30 years ago when it was just opening up to Westerners. Rather than do the whole country by train, as most travellers seemed to do, I decided to explore the West, specifically Sichuan and Yunnan.

Thieves Caught Tunnelling Into iPhone 6 Warehouse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Tech

Police in Beijing, China have arrested three men after it was discovered that they had tunnelled into an iPhone 6 warehouse and stole over 200 iPhones...

9 Magical Pictures Of China's Harbin Ice & Snow Festival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

Feast your eyes on this wonderfully colourful winter wonderland currently towering over the Harbin skyline. The annual Ice and Snow festival in Ch...

9 Magical Pictures Of China's Harbin Ice & Snow Festival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

Feast your eyes on this wonderfully colourful winter wonderland currently towering over the Harbin skyline. The annual Chinese Ice and Snow festiv...