People & Places

Five things to do this week in Norwood

1. AAA Driver Training School: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 29, AAA Branch, 355 Providence Highway, Norwood. AAA Northeast ...

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Vladimir Putin tops Forbes 2016 list of most influential people

Vladimir Putin has beaten Donald Trump to top Forbes magazine’s annual list of the world’s most powerful people, taking the ...

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World’s oldest water gets even older

The world’s oldest water, which is locked deep within the Earth’s crust, just got even older. The liquid was discovered ...

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The World’s most generous countries

It seems that lending a helping hand to a stranger can be more than just a good deed. In fact, ...

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LIST: 17 best-governed countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a policy research group, has released its annual “Global Prosperity Index,” a major survey that ranks countries ...

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Life for indigenous Australia ‘worsening’

Indigenous Australians are experiencing increasing levels of imprisonment, self-harm and substance abuse, according to a damning new report. The Productivity ...

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Teaching Mandarin: Chinese influence in Kenya’s slums

“Ni hao!” a group of Kenyan schoolchildren call in unison as they bound uphill towards a wooden hut perched on ...

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A Sunday ritual for 300,000 Chinese women

Chinese women

It was just after 11am on a Sunday morning in Hong Kong and already 32C in the shade. The dazzling ...

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Nana Abena Korkor Addo apologizes for releasing her naked videos

Final year student of the University of Cape Coast, Nana Abena Korkor Addo whose naked videos went viral on social ...

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Emirates passengers can get UAE visa via mobile app

Emirates airline passengers flying to the UAE can now apply for an entry visa via their mobile devices, said a ...

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