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Will the rise of the Chinese stock market impact cryptocurrencies?

8 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments ProfDeGeografia

That Monday we had the jump from a more significant day at Shanghai Composite in five years. It closed up 5.7%, the highest since the last bull market in 2015. Leading the charge are Chinese financial stocks, which were among the best performers in t...

At Least 162 Killed in Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse

2 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

At least 162 bodies have been recovered, 54 injured people have taken to local hospitals, and many others remain missing after a heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake, burying many miners at a jade mining site in the Hpakant area of Myanmar's Ka...

At Least 32 Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Crash

29 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

Bangladeshi local media reported that at least 32 people are confirmed dead while about 20 others are missing after a ferry called the Morning Bird suffered a collision with another vessel and capsized on the Burigana River near the Sadarghat river p...

KardiaChain: A Pioneer in Vietnamese Blockchain Innovation

6 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments seantos

As we all know, our brothers from the eastern hemisphere are well known for their technological prowess. Blockchain technology is no stranger to them and KardiaChainn is excellent proof of their skill in that field of expertise. So what exactly is Ka...

Japan Lifts State of Emergency From Most Prefectures

14 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments AverageVancouverite

After seeing significant decreases in new Covid-19 coronavirus infections and deaths, Japan has lifted a state of emergency from 39 of 47 total prefectures. However, the order has not yet been lifted in areas like Tokyo and Osaka where new cases are...

Taipei, National Palace Museum *Part 1*

29 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Brickster

Treasury of Chinese Culture The world's largest and most valuable collection of Chinese artworks can be found not in China, but in Taiwan. The National Palace Museum in the north of Taipei has around 700,000 finds and artifacts, only a fraction of wh...

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei

23 Apr 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Brickster

A short historical review. After the Japanese invasion in Korea, which was allied with China, the Chinese-Japanese war began in 1894. China suffered a defeat and had to cede Taiwan to Japan. Until 1945, i.e. for 50 years, the Japanese flag blew over...

WHO Driver Killed While Collecting Covid-19 Samples

21 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment AverageVancouverite

28 year-old Pyae Sone Win Maung, a driver collecting Covid-19 monitoring samples on behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO), was killed and another health worker was injured after their well-marked United Nations vehicle was hit by gunfire near...

Colourful world of gods at Lotus Pond in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

20 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Brickster

The lake where the gods reside. It should bring luck if you enter the dragon tiger pagodas at the lotus lake through the mouth of the dragon and leave them again through the mouth of the tiger. Colourful pagodas, pavilions and richly decorated templ...

Ways To Successfully Travel And Adventure Asia Using 12GO Asia

13 Apr 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Flying Blue Exites FBE

Asia is one of those destinations most desired by many tourists and adventurers. Asia as a continent is naturally endowed by rare natural demographic features that are so fascinating to explore. This lovely continent is comprised of Thailand, Cambod...