BEIJING (AP) — China’s online population soared to 485 million as of the end of June, as use of mobile phones to surf the web spreads, an industry group reported Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Japanese economy has been staggered by an earthquake, a tsunami, and a nuclear crisis. But history suggests it will bounce back with no lasting damage.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The banners were erected at the little hillside enclave while everyone was at work, long blue and purple signs with a smiling cartoon tiger proclaiming the arrival of the Commonwealth Games.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On a tidy shelf in a bright turquoise bedroom in Southwest Portland sits a framed certificate from the Cambodian Ministry of Education.
Doctors took 15-year-old Ji Xiaoyan off a ventilator and she was discharged because her family could no longer pay her hospital bills. Her uncle cobbled together a makeshift ventilator from bicycle and washing machine parts, driven by a noisy electric motor. The contraption pumped air into the teenager’s lungs for more than a month, until the family got donations for treatment.