On the morning of Dec. 28, a man eating meat buns in a local eatery in Beijing surprised the whole country. The man, President Xi Jinping, quietly walked into a traditional eatery named Qingfeng, joined the line with his three security guards and ordered six pork buns, a bowl of […]Read more ›
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Devyani Khobragade’s arrest has caused a great deal of uproar in India. Khobragade is an Indian Foreign Service officer who served in New York City as the Deputy Consul General. In December 2013, she was charged by U.S. authorities with committing visa fraud in bringing domestic help, a woman named […]Read more ›
For the last five weeks the world’s newest country, South Sudan, has been engulfed in political turmoil and military violence. Members of the South Sudanese government and rebel delegation announced a ceasefire agreement on Thursday in Ethiopian capital city Addis Ababa with provisions to bring an end to the bloody […]Read more ›
Mattel has been making headline news regarding its timeless classic, the Barbie doll, with its recent rollout geared towards the thriving Chinese middle class. The company’s six-story flagship store in Shanghai was dedicated to publicizing its doll, but was forced to close in March of 2011. […]Read more ›
Puerto Rico has been facing financial decline for the past several years. It was hurt primarily by tax breaks that the U.S. gave on Puerto Rican bonds. This encouraged the Puerto Rican government to borrow beyond its means and invest in failing projects. Moreover, the unemployment in Puerto Rico is […]Read more ›