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  • Father’s Day
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. Joseph’s Day) since the Middle Ages. This celebration was brought by the Spanish and Portugue...Read more »

  • Taiwan Becomes The First Asian Country  To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Taiwan’s top court has cleared the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to grant same-sex couples the right to marry. The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman, violate the Constitution. The panel of judg...Read more »

  • Fiesta San Antonio
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    “Fiesta San Antonio” (or simply “Fiesta”) is an annual festival held in April in San Antonio, Texas, and is the city’s signature event (along with some events held in the following surrounding cities: Boerne, Schertz, Windcrest, Balcones Heights, and Alamo Heights) s...Read more »

  • Mother’s Day—Iron on Designs for May 14th
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    2017 Mother’s Day is on May 14th. Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood and the influence of mothers in society. The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in America. She then began a campaign to make “...Read more »

  • 69% of Americans will need long-term care someday. Here’s how to pay for it
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    As you grow old, it becomes more and more likely that you will need some help with everyday tasks like dressing, bathing, eating, and other activities of daily living. You may also need daily medical care for an extended period of time. According to a 2005 study, 69% of individuals aged 65 and up...Read more »

  • U.S. Antimissile System Goes Live in South Korea
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    SEOUL, South Korea — An American missile-defense system whose deployment in South Korea angered China has gone into operation, officials said on Tuesday, even as turmoil over who would pay for the system continued to roil the South’s presidential campaign. Last July, the United States and South K...Read more »

  • 24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about the Start of Summer
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 20 this year. Start of Summer signals the transition of seasons. On this day, the sun’s rays reach an angle of 45 degrees t...Read more »

  • Trump: I’d be ‘honored’ to meet Kim Jong Un under ‘right circumstances’
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    President Donald Trump said Monday he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “under the right circumstances” to defuse tensionssssssssss over North Korea’s nuclear program.   “If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolute...Read more »

  • North Korea will test missiles weekly
    Post time: 06-02-2017

    North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice-Foreign Minister Han So...Read more »

  • North Korea ‘ready for nuclear attack’ amid show of force
    Post time: 06-02-2017

    North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks”. The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held ami...Read more »

  • Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts
    Post time: 06-02-2017

    A group of scientists and public health experts are to take legal action against the Times newspaper after it reported claims from a leading charity that they were in the pay of the tobacco industry.   The experts, who work in fields that aim to limit deaths and health complications caused b...Read more »

  • China’s Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%: AFP poll
    Post time: 06-02-2017

    Beijing (AFP) – China’s growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be temporary.   According to an AFP survey of 16 economic analysts, the gross domestic product expanded 6.8 per...Read more »

  • North Korea will test missiles weekly
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    orth Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. “We’ll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis,” Vice-Foreign Minister Han Son...Read more »

  • North Korea launches missile but test ends in failure
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    North Korea has defied Donald Trump’s demands for it to abandon its nuclear and missile programmes, launching a missile from an eastern port city on Sunday morning. However, the test appeared to fail. “The missile blew up almost immediately,” the United States Pacific Command said in a statement....Read more »

  • North Korea ‘ready for nuclear attack’ amid show of force
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks”. The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held ami...Read more »

  • Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    A group of scientists and public health experts are to take legal action against the Times newspaper after it reported claims from a leading charity that they were in the pay of the tobacco industry. The experts, who work in fields that aim to limit deaths and health complications caused by smoki...Read more »

  • China’s Q1 growth stabilises at 6.8%: AFP poll
    Post time: 04-18-2017

    Beijing (AFP) – China’s growth stabilised in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be temporary.   According to an AFP survey of 16 economic analysts, the gross domestic product expanded 6.8 per...Read more »

  • China Southern, American Airlines announce tie-up
    Post time: 04-06-2017

    China Southern Airlines said Tuesday it would sell almost a one-tenth stake to American Airlines in a $200 million tie-up that could see two of the world’s biggest carriers cooperate in a range of areas.   American Airlines is the world’s largest carrier by scheduled passengers c...Read more »

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