Video PlayerClose by Hu Yao, Wang Chenxi MACAO, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its return to the motherland next Friday. After 20 year's development, Macao has become a world renowned tourism destination, where Eastern and Western cultures have co-existed for over 400 years. A wide variety of cultural traditions, languages, religious beliefs, and customs have all existed side by side and influenced one another. With traditional Chinese culture at its heart, Macao's culture is a diverse mixture assimilating Western, particularly Portuguese cultural influences. In early 2019, the central government unveiled the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, aiming to build Macao into an exchange and cooperation base with Chinese culture as its mainstream and the co-existence of different cultures. The largest legacy of the eastern and western cultural combination is the Historic … [Read more...] about Spotlight: When East meets West, Macao’s culture glitters
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Next Prasanna D Zore Vineet Bajpai, successful entrepreneur and author, encourages Indians to move out their stable jobs and opt for the ups and downs of starting on their own. Here's why!With just Rs 14,000 in his hand when he started his entrepreneurial journey, Vineet Bajpai today runs a business that generates Rs 25 crore in revenues. Starting from a rented generator room with just two computers and two employees in 2000 he built Magnon Solutions into a 200-employee company. In 2012 TBWA Worldwide, a Fortune 500 company, acquired a majority stake in the company.Today, Bajpai, a management graduate from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, is the group founder and CEO of Magnon/TBWA and Magnon E-Graphics, a digital media company.Interestingly, in a span of two years Bajpai, who always had a desire to share the lessons he learned during his successful journey with India’s aspiring entrepreneurs, came out with two books on the subject: The Street … [Read more...] about This man wants YOU to quit your job!
Two weeks after Nepal was struck by a deadly 7.9 magnitude quake, the region has been struck with another strong quake on Tuesday. Here are the ten worst earthquakes that shook the world and caused immense damage in the past 25 years. People work to rescue trapped people inside a temple in Bashantapur Durbar Square after an earthquake hit, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters August 11, 2012: Damaged houses are seen in the earthquake-stricken town of Azerbaijan in Iran. Photograph: Reuters March 11, 2011: The wave from a tsunami crashes over a street in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture in northeastern Japan after the magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the area. Mainichi Shimbun/Reuters October 23, 2011: A victim of the earthquake walks past a collapsed building in Ercis near the eastern Turkish city of Van. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters January 12, 2010: A boy sits next to the remains of a destroyed school after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince in this photograph … [Read more...] about The DEADLIEST earthquakes from the past 25 years
Email By Julia Baird and Hayley GleesonIllustrations by Janelle Barone Updated October 01, 2019 12:27:04 Related Story: Annie called police for help 19 times before she stabbed her husband. Now she's facing jail Related Story: 'He stalks me and rapes me and I've had to do the time': The victims in our jails Related Story: Debbie Kilroy's friend was murdered in front of her in jail. Now she's freeing other women Map: Australia Video: Women who kill: Title animation (ABC News) Jody Gore lived through years of violence at the hands of her ex-partner before she killed him. Her case spotlights how the justice system is failing abused women who fight back.Lawyers call them "ladies who stab": women who, sometimes after decades of abuse, snap and kill a violent spouse. They're not, at first glance, an entirely sympathetic group. Sticking knives multiple times in their husbands' backs, necks and chests after drugging them. Smashing their current or former partners' skulls in with … [Read more...] about Ladies who stab: Are we failing abused women who kill?