Chinese blogger predicted AirAsia’s disappearance

A mysterious Chinese blogger has provoked a storm of speculation online over claims he predicted the disappearance of an AirAsia flight thirteen days before one vanished.

In a series of posts which have gone viral, the man appears to warn … Read the rest

China Gold Congress in Beijing

The China Gold Congress is currently in full flight in Beijing. The three day Congress is China’s biggest gold industry event of the year, drawing in participants from across the Chinese and international gold sectors including central banks, mining companies, … Read the rest

South Africa’s war of perspectives and the whites’ dwindling fortunes

roodt_dan_wiki

by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org

Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting views of the country. Throughout the twentieth century too, South … Read the rest

The least emotional country in the world

Skypark, Singapore

Singapore, where residents work the longest hours in the world, was also found to be the least emotional country.

Never mind its temperate 28C weather, low unemployment rate and high per-capita GDP – Singapore is the most emotionless

Read the rest