People queue to get tickets to join a waiting list for new apartments ...
Jan 10th, 2011
(AFP/File) - People queue to get tickets to join a waiting list for new apartments being put on the market by local government in Qingdao, eastern China. A man has been left in a coma after a brawl among hundreds of homebuyers queuing up to buy cut-rate flats in the region, state media has said, highlighting growing anxiety about high property prices.(AFP/File) -
On Sunday, Dec. 1, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the U.S. television news show "60 Minutes" that within five years his company would make deliveries via aerial drones. While most viewers marveled at this futuristic-seeming technology, hacker and independent security researcher Samy Kamkar had a different reaction. "How fun would it be t... [Full Article]
Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - Some 300 Filipinos have been camping outside their consulate in Jeddah for weeks waiting for documents and help to leave Saudi Arabia, as a crackdown on illegal migrants intensifies. He said he was waiting for the help from his consulate in Jeddah to obtain a Saudi exit visa, but also needed money to buy a ticket home.... [Full Article]
CHAUNG THA, Myanmar (AP) - He disappeared when he was 12 years old, a skinny boy named Min Thu from the wrong side of town who thought he'd stumbled onto the golden ticket. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]