Foreign dispatches from correspondents around the world.
HONG KONG -- Building in hollowed-out rock caves will save space in a congested city, but is it the best solution?
January 5, 2012 2:15am |
MEXICO CITY -- Mexican design company Diez is lighting up hotel rooms, restaurants and residences abroad and at home with creations inspired by local folklore.
1 | January 4, 2012 7:53am |
MADRID -- Telefonica's Wayra startup "Sezion" aims to democratize and globalize the creation of music.
January 4, 2012 2:56am |
PARIS -- Recent business school graduates mix microcredit and socially-responsible fashion to create new online boutique, offering the French a different kind of shopping experience.
January 4, 2012 12:10am |
DELHI -- Will the entry of Wal-Mart benefit India's economy or destroy millions of mom-and-pop stores?
3 | January 3, 2012 11:47am |
MELBOURNE -- As overfishing becomes an increasingly serious problem, an Australian app helps consumers put sustainable seafood on their plates.
1 | January 3, 2012 7:17am |
PARIS -- The Groundhouse in Brittany is taking carbon footprints to task. UK expats implement new designs with old technology to create a zero carbon house in the French countryside.
3 | January 1, 2012 12:15am |
MEXICO CITY -- The country's capital is in the process of a major makeover of its historic center, and nowhere is the urban renewal more evident than on Regina Street downtown.
December 31, 2011 5:00am |
HONG KONG -- The massive proposed project is essential if the city wants to stay on top. But is continued growth worth all the costs?
1 | December 31, 2011 12:03am |
MELBOURNE -- A global research study seeks to understand how modern paints perform over time.
December 30, 2011 11:45pm |
BERLIN -- The German government is testing a house that produces twice the energy it consumes, a model that may see its inhabitants never fill a tank of gas again.
1 | December 30, 2011 4:36pm |
The South African scientific community in conjunction with the government recently submitted a bid to build nearly 3,000 radio telescopes in nine African countries to help answer some of the most...
December 29, 2011 8:31pm |
PARIS -- Citywide effort sets up 100 drop-off points across the capital to transform Christmas trees into mulch land reduce carbon impact post-holiday season
3 | December 29, 2011 12:15am |
BEIJING -- As China's frozen food market expands, entrepreneurs are building cold storage facilities across the country, getting rich providing supermarkets with sub-zero storage.
2 | December 27, 2011 11:19pm |
MELBOURNE -- A Melbourne social enterprise uses fashion and design to create jobs for young refugees.
December 27, 2011 8:07am |
HONG KONG -- Release of the portable game console made it the hottest item at the Asia Game Show.
December 26, 2011 11:27pm |
MEXICO CITY -- If Santa's workshop had a storage attic, Roberto Shimizu's Antique Toy Museum would be it.
December 26, 2011 12:00pm |
PARIS -- A French start-up aims to revolutionize concierge services and their ability to meet client needs with a newly developed smartphone platform.
December 26, 2011 12:15am |
HONG KONG -- A three-week ban of live-chicken sales during holiday season has made frozen items a hot seller.
December 24, 2011 1:32am |
MELBOURNE -- A city pop-up site lures last-minute shoppers in with the promise of a stress-free retail experience.
December 23, 2011 6:27pm |