In the 1950s, when New York City was rapidly expanding, people soon realized that they couldn’t live in just a “concrete jungle”. As a result, Central Park was born. In London, once known for its foggy weather, the city has worked hard to become a “city of gardens”. And in Singapore, the famous City Garden […]
Deshun Wang is an 82-year-old actor, artist and model. His message in this video is that it’s never to late to pursue your dreams. Don’t let ageing be an excuse for laxity, demotivation or limitation. There’s always a way, so don’t give up. You’re as old as you feel. Be inspired!
Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, the Swiss pilots and co-founders of the solar-powered airplane, Solar Impulse, have announced a partnership between ABB, a power and automation technology company, and PACT, an international non-governmental organization, to bring solar energy to rural communities in Myanmar. The partnership was announced during Solar Impulse’s fourth stop on its trip around the world. The airplane […]
The United Nations climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, ran over by two days this week due to the refusal of developing countries to accept the position of developed countries on what their contribution should be to cutting emissions and who is going to pay. But in the end, a deal, albeit one that appears weak, […]
It’s a terrible subject, so let’s examine how we can help fight gendercide. According to the “It’s a Girl” website and documentary, 200 million girls in India and China are missing. Each of us can do our part to publicize this phenomenon in order to eradicate it, although it will take time. Together let’s: Tell world leaders to […]
By Pankaj Adhikari BEIJING (June 4, 2012) – This is the story of a Bengali in Beijing, of the searingly intense personality of a creative artist whose enthusiasm for Potunghua (Mandarin) borders on passion. His extraordinary tale is filled with scholarly eccentricities, wit, humor and a deep love for everything Chinese. Meet Amitava Bhattacharyya. Armed […]