Thursday, 24 February 2011

China to evacuate 30,000 from Libya

China will attempt to evacuate more than 30,000 of its nationals trapped in violence-torn Libya, with the first chartered jet taking off for the North African country yesterday.

Deportation of 14 Taiwanese not about sovereignty

The Philippines’ deportation of 14 Taiwanese to mainland China along with 10 mainlanders, who were believed to be involved in an international fraud scheme, has stirred up a hornet’s nest in Taiwan, with politicians claiming violation of the nation’s sovereignty.

Cannon wants Chinese fugitives returned

Chinese fugitives in Canada should be “repatriated,” Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon said Wednesday, despite fears over their fate if forcibly returned.

Monday, 21 February 2011

Japan probes WWII prisoner experiment site

The site is linked to Unit 731 of the Japanese Imperial Army, which carried out experiments in germ warfare on prisoners.

The excavation was ordered after former nurse Toyo Ishii spoke out

Oral sex linked to cancer risk

US scientists said on Sunday there is strong evidence linking oral sex to cancer, and urged more study of how human papilloma viruses may be to blame for a rise in oral cancer among white men.