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Earthquake in China has claimed 157 lives, with more than 5,700 injured (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Earthquake in China has claimed 157 lives, with more than 5,700 injured (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake in southwestern China has left 157 dead and more than 5,700 people injured, Reuters reports. The Chinese army has stepped in to deal with the debris…

Egypt Creates History, Storms into ITTF World Team Classic Semi-Final

Egypt caused one of the biggest upsets in table tennis history by beating Germany to progress to the semi-finals of the Times Property 2013 World Team Classic in Guangzhou, China…

Pentagon creates 13 offensive cyber teams for worldwide attacks

Pentagon creates 13 offensive cyber teams for worldwide attacks

The head of the United States Cyber Command says the US is developing 40 new teams of cyber-agents that will both protect America’s critical infrastructure from hackers and as well…

Dow Jones hits all-time high despite budget uncertainties

Dow Jones hits all-time high despite budget uncertainties

The Dow Jones industrial average has hit the highest intraday level in all of its history despite US budget uncertainties. The rally was fueled by reports about China’s plans to…

China has overtaken the US as the world’s largest net oil importer

China has overtaken the US as the world’s largest net oil importer

China has overtaken the US as the world’s largest net oil importer, according to a Financial Times report. The US has been the world’s largest net oil importer since the…

250,000 Twitter accounts compromised in sophisticated cyber attack

250,000 Twitter accounts compromised in sophisticated cyber attack

Twitter has become the latest target of a sophisticated cyber attack, with around 250,000 accounts exposed. The breach appears to be the latest in a string of attacks on news…

China Hacked NY Times’ Computers

China Hacked NY Times’ Computers

Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times’ computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters’ passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by…

Pole-dancing granny: Chinese woman aged 60 takes up hot sport

Pole-dancing granny: Chinese woman aged 60 takes up hot sport

A Chinese woman has become the latest Internet fad after videos of the acrobatic grandmother pole-dancing scooped thousands of views. Sun Fengqin, of Nanjing, China, decided to try pole-dancing at…

Satellite Wars: China unveils ‘cheaper’ answer to GPS

Satellite Wars: China unveils ‘cheaper’ answer to GPS

China’s rapidly-expanding rival to GPS, called BeiDou, has become available to customers across Asia-Pacific for the first time. It aims to claim a fifth of the satellite services market in…

China leaves behind the US as world’s leading trade partner

China leaves behind the US as world’s leading trade partner

In just five years, China surpassed the US as leading a trading partner in the world. With 124 countries considering China their largest trading partner and only 76 having that…