Roxane wrote a new post, Vietnam to remove two-child policy as population ages 6 days, 4 hours ago
Vietnam is considering changing a law that restricts most families to two children.
Although Vietnam’s limitation was never as strict as China’s, there have been reports of forced sterilisations of women after […]
Fearful of having a baby in a grim Venezuelan hospital, Venezuelan women in labor stream into Colombia to have their babies.
Most of them show up at emergency rooms at the last minute to ensure they receive […]
Roxane wrote a new post, Indian men dial random numbers until they find a girl 1 week ago
Lonely Indian men who are desperate to find girlfriends are in the habit of calling random numbers till they hear a female voice at the other end.
They call up the random numbers and shower the female on the […]
Contestants who spent a year fending off hunger, infighting and fatigue in the wilderness as part of a reality show left to discover it had been off air for seven months due to terrible viewing figures.
Roxane wrote a new post, Big Chinese cities restrict license plates via a lottery 1 week ago
In an effort to control the exponential increase of vehicles on the road, which more than doubled over a ten year period, according to government statistics, big Chinese cities established license plate […]
The restrictions of Saudi life are so irksome that at least 1,000 Saudi Arabian women flee the country each year.
On family trips abroad, some jump ship. Some, having been sent to Western universities, postpone […]
Roxane wrote a new post, Startup serves up chicken produced from cells in lab 2 weeks, 3 days ago
A startup has created the world’s first chicken strips grown from self-reproducing cells.
Some who sampled the strip—breaded, deep-fried and spongier than a whole chicken breast—said it nearly nailed the flavo […]
It is not common to see children with Down’s syndrome in Sierra Leone. The condition is rarely diagnosed in Sierra Leone and widely perceived to be the result of demonic powers.
These children are commonly […]
Roxane wrote a new post, This café is run entirely by adults with Down syndrome 2 weeks, 3 days ago
There is a café where all staffers are people with Down syndrome.
GiGi’s Playhouse Hoffman Estates is a training centre that provides support to individuals with Down syndrome. They begin by studying a va […]
Hundreds of women‚ including the vast majority being foreign women‚ are locked up in the UAE every year for having sex outside of marriage – including pregnant women and rape victims.
In the UAE, all sex o […]
Roxane wrote a new post, Horrible Yelp reviews target Trump restaurants, hotels 3 weeks, 1 day ago
People who dislike Trump politically have found a new way of venting their fury and in the process perhaps hitting him in his wallet: They can bash Trump hotels, restaurants, and resorts with bad online reviews. […]
In Argentina, there’s a growing trend called the falsaboda: a fake wedding where the bride, groom, and officiant are actors and the guests are there to party rather than celebrate a new marriage.
The party h […]
The indian Central Board for Film Certification (CBFC) banned the movie ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’.
The reason: the movie is lady-orientated and contains contentious sexual scenes, abusive words, audio […]
Roxane wrote a new post, Fukushima child evacuees face menace of school bullies 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Six years after an earthquake and tsunami sparked the Fukushima meltdown, several cases of “nuclear bullying” have prompted discrimination similar to that suffered by survivors of the World War Two atom bombs. […]
Hunters have been called in to kill radioactive wild boars that have taken over towns evacuated during the Fukushima nuclear disaster before their residents return.
Six years after Japan’s devastating […]
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