Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.
MELBOURNE -- A 21-year-old design student has created a 'cook at home' biodegradable chair.
February 22, 2012 3:33am |
BEIJING - The founder of China's largest online retailer of erotic products says that attitudes to sex in China are liberalizing.
1 | February 22, 2012 3:10am |
PARIS -- Part III of a series exploring French voices in an election year. In Part III, how voters feel about the myriad of political parties bidding for the presidency.
February 22, 2012 12:21am |
HONG KONG -- Some archaic rules for the male-to-female ratio of toilets in public places haven't changed since 1959.
1 | February 22, 2012 12:13am |
DELHI -- Violence against women in Pakistan is no longer a private affair.
2 | February 21, 2012 1:54pm |
MEXICO CITY -- The sprawling metropolis is trying to lure residents back to its historic center after years of exodus. Will it work?
February 21, 2012 5:00am |
DELHI -- While India is fixing its $47 Aakash tablet, Pakistan's military is selling its $200 PACPAD1.
2 | February 20, 2012 2:26pm |
BERLIN -- A German politician suggests social networking education has a place in classrooms as well as in homes. Are schools the place to give web safety issues the attention they deserve?
February 20, 2012 1:45pm |
JOHANNESBURG -- The launch of a new online system meant to track South African users' spending habits has erupted in controversy.
February 20, 2012 9:58am |
DELHI -- Asia Pacific, with 60 percent of the world's population, is racing against time to meet its Millennium Development Goals on reducing child mortality and improving maternal health.
1 | February 20, 2012 8:13am |
PARIS -- A panel of online voices in Paris discuss journalism, blogging, community building, and their effects on food culture in the City of Light.
February 20, 2012 12:05am |
MELBOURNE -- Following on from the Oxford tradition, Melbourne Geek Night is an informal get- together for people who work in the web and design industries to collaborate, innovate and share ideas.
February 19, 2012 4:44am |
HONG KONG -- A Chinese tech company claims it owns the Apple tablet's name in a legal battle that is disrupting iPad sales in China.
9 | February 19, 2012 12:33am |
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico had a banner year for tourism in 2011 as tourists flocked to pristine beaches and colonial towns despite an ongoing drug war here and economic woes abroad.
February 18, 2012 5:00am |
MADRID -- Spanish luxury brands are up 25 percent, while the rest of the economy is down.
February 17, 2012 6:07am |
BEIJING - How one firm plans to take tons of foul smelling kitchen waste from Beijing's restaurants, and turn in into organic fertilizer.
1 | February 17, 2012 3:51am |
BARCELONA -- Despite a bleak Spanish economy, Telefonica adds 2,000 jobs to help Barcelona go fully fiber-optic.
1 | February 16, 2012 4:08am |
PARIS -- As political parties battle it out before the French presidential election, an underdog environmentalist party fights to be heard.
February 16, 2012 12:30am |
HONG KONG -- Adding a room to your house without the government's approval is illegal in Hong Kong. How political rivals try to derail campaigns by uncovering unauthorized structures.
1 | February 16, 2012 12:18am |
MELBOURNE -- Just like the character of Don Draper in Mad Men, copywriter Ben Keenan is in the business of ideas. He claims that creativity is a learned skill not an inherent ability.
1 | February 15, 2012 5:46am |