The Dark Side of China’s Industrial Boom

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China’s impressive growth and gleaming towers are only possible because of a huge and frequently overlooked sacrifice, with millions ravaged by industrial poisons and much of the land blighted for decades to come.

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  • Anonymous commented on July 19, 2010 07:14

    need a shit ton of cat litter...... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 18, 2010 05:18

    Oh My God, this is awful, horrible... More


China’s Beautiful Beaches

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A Chinese visitor to the “dragon boat races” held recently on China’s southern island of Hainan was speechless when confronted by the beautiful beaches the tropical island is famed for.

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  • Anonymous commented on September 10, 2012 08:18

    Sometimes I fear Chinese people are as bad as black people...... More

  • Anonymous commented on July 21, 2011 02:28

    eh kablue!... More


Cities Look to Ban Late Night Shopping

Cities Look to Ban Late Night Shopping - 24/7 convenience stores face restrictions in Japan?

Citing concerns over global warming, politicians in several large Japanese cities have started talking about banning or harshly regulating convenience stores open late at night, or 24/7. The areas pushing this, with Kyoto, Saitama and Kanagawa mentioned, seem to be looking to burnish their credentials as “model” environmentally friendly cities, whatever the inconvenience and cost to inhabitants and local businesses.

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  • Anonymous commented on June 22, 2014 02:40

    Yet I doubt that anyone is going to suggest that factories or logistics are going to stop for the night, and compared to them, late-night supermarkets are completely irrelevant in terms of energy expenditure.... More

  • Anonymous commented on September 9, 2013 05:15

    ...because having the lights & register on after midnight is going to make a difference, when every business with refrigerated goods has a cooling device running 24/7. Damn those people are stupid.... More


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