#China

This Video Of Police Brutality In Hong Kong Will Appall You

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

A shocking video has emerged of police violently handling the protests in Hong Kong at the weekend. Disturbing footage, taken on Sunday by South Ch...

Hong Kong Protests - China's New Tiananmen Moment

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK
Oggy Boytchev

Karl Marx once famously said: 'History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.' I wonder if China's second Tiananmen moment would be a tragedy, too. Because I do believe that what's happening in Hong Kong at the moment bears all the hallmarks of a Greek tragedy.

China Searches 10,000 Pigeon Anuses For Bombs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

That's right. China has been carefully and rigorously checking the anuses of 10,000 pigeons ahead of a mass-release in celebration of China's National...

50 Stunning Pictures Of The 'Umbrella Revolution' Weathering The Storm

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

As Hong Kong's "umbrella revolution" enters its sixth day, thousands of pro-democracy protesters are continuing to peacefully show China they will not...

China Doesn't Want You To See These Incredible Photos

The Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

As protesters continue to peacefully voice their discontent in a highly unusual show of mass civil disobedience in Hong Kong, China has hit back. ...

The Extraordinary Lengths Hong Kong's Protesters Are Going To Prepare For Expected Crackdown

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

Wrapped in cling film and huddled under umbrellas, these are some of the extraordinary lengths Hong Kong's protesters are going to to protect themselv...

The Historical Context and Contemporary Relevance of PM Modi's 'Zero Defect, Make in India' Vision

Abhaey Singh | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Politics
Abhaey Singh

Given China's continuation of a broadly Anglo-Saxon model of economics and manufacture, instead of one derived from her own exemplary past - which in turn equates to a lost opportunity for all global consumers - the inherent 'Indianess' of Prime Minister Modi's manufacturing vision may ultimately be good news for all of us.

Hong Kong Protester Spells Out Exactly What They Want

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

Confused about what's going on in Hong Kong right now? Well let YouTuber Kaiser Ks spell it out for you. She says: "We are just innocent people ...

27 Shockingly Surreal Photos Of Hong Kong Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK

The normally calm streets of Hong Kong resembled a war zone on Sunday night as police tried to quell thousands of pro-democracy protesters on the city...

Financial Inclusion - Why We Should Care

John Calverley | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK
John Calverley

Financial inclusion has become a buzzword for governments intent on tackling poverty and inequality among their citizens. India's Prime Minister Modi just announced that he wants to end 'financial untouchability' with an ambitious target to provide most households with a bank account in a matter of months.

These Chinese-Made Torture Tools Are Being Traded At British Arms Fairs

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Cruel instruments of torture manufactured in China, including electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs have been advertised and sold at UK arms f...

The African Connectivity: E-commerce Making Inroads Into Alleys of Africa

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

There was a time when Africa was all about Safaris, tribal communities and victory against apartheid mindsets. A good measure of poverty, hunger, high...

Newborn Baby Girl Rescued From Sewer Pipe

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK

Dramatic footage of a newborn baby girl being cut from a sewer pipe in a college dormitory has emerged. A rescue operation was launched after crie...

Man Walks Across Side Of Mountain On Tiny Plank

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

This man either has a complete death wish, or he's secretly the only man that can directly defy gravity. Either way watching this video is going to le...

Why I Am Giving Up Tipping, Part II

Jeff Salmon | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jeff Salmon

In countries where tipping is not the norm, the general understanding is that tipping is a reward for those who go above-and-beyond to offer a top-quality service. However, the Japanese, for example, suggest that the employer is paying good money for their staff to do precisely that - and surely that work ethic cannot be faulted.

China Rising

Gavin Devine | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Politics
Gavin Devine

Given the controversy roiling Hong Kong this week about the arrangements proposed for choosing the next Chief Executive of the territory, the news tha...

This Panda Is Apparently A Benefit Cheat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

They're cute, fluffy and adored world wide, but pandas are apparently nothing but big fat liars. What would have been the first ever live broadcast...

This Is The Luckiest Boy In China

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK

A six-year-old boy was miraculously unscathed after he was run over, with a car going right over the top of his head. Forced under the car that swe...

Eight Ways Living Abroad Will Transform Your Life

Sophie Turton | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Turton

Moving abroad is a scary prospect. The fear of the unknown is, in some way, present for everyone - even those whose intrepid spirits drive them around the globe. However, it is also exhilarating and, often, intoxicatingly addictive.

Moving to Hong Kong: On Being a Curiosity

Evie Burrows-Taylor | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Evie Burrows-Taylor

In the Hong Kong district of Sham Shui Po, Kowloon side, the market stalls play host to many a social gathering. Groups of older men, stylish in aviators, crisp white, or pastel, short-sleeved shirts and tailored trousers, stand in a cloud of imperial leather, discussing, well...I rarely know. But sometimes there's a clue in the shape of racing forms being passed around, or a grandchild being proudly held aloft - a champion at a sporting event.

Ferguson Riots Delight Iran, China And Egypt As Amnesty Dispatch Team To US Soil

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

US authorities have been told to show restraint in dealing with the racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri – by the Egyptian governme...

How Not To Drive A £580,000 Super Car

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

If you've just spent £580,000 on a car, the general rule is that you look after it as if... well, as if it's worth over half a million pounds. Wha...

Is This The Most Shameless Apple Rip-Off Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Tech

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled what might be its most shameless rip from Apple's iOS yet. The company's new 'Miui 6' OS (based...

No, It's Not Pussy Riot, It's A Face-Kini

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

Swimmers in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao have already made waves on the Internet for their bizarre swimming gear: colourful, full-face masks. ...

Monstrous Tidal Bore Hits The Qiantang River

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Tahira Mirza | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

Just move back from the river… is what you’re probably shouting at the screen. Despite being a regular occurrence, the tidal bore that swept up th...