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11 January 2014

Stories from 11 January 2014

Viral Photo of a Giant Squid Found in California is Fake

The doctored image accompanied a fake report from Lightly Braised Turnip, which appears to be a satire website. That didn't stop many Web users from circulating the news as real.

Happy Hong Kong

China and Hong Kong: Mocking The Motherland's Wind

China: Political Discourse in 2013

PHOTOS: Mount Sinabung Eruption Displaced 20,000 in Indonesia

After being dormant for 400 years, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung suddenly erupted and displaced more than 20,000 villagers. It has erupted for more than 200 times already since last year

Hong Kong: Seeing Kitsch in Art

3D Dragon Breathes Life into 7-year-old Girl’s Vision in Australia

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has used its tech skills to produce a 3D titanium dragon for a seven-year-old girl.

Chinese Feminist Activist Walks 2,000 Kilometers to Protest Sexual Abuse

Feminist activist Xiao Meili is four months into her journey on foot from Beijing to to the southern city of Guangzhou.

Price War Kicks Off in China's Budget Smartphone Market

Smartphone maker Xiaomi's cheapest model Hongmi has sparked a buying frenzy among cash-strapped consumers.

PHOTOS: Brutal Crackdown of Cambodia Labor Strike

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