In what could to grow into a class action in US courts, a Chinese woman is suing the Federal Reserve after discovering that the real value of the USD250 she put in an account in 2006 had shrunk by 30%. She claims it was the result of the Fed issuing too much money, and as The South China Morning Post reports, her son Li Zhen, the lawyer, called the lawsuit “litigation for [...]
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Perhaps it was only a matter of time. With U.S. quantitative easing seen in China as a blight on the global economy, one woman in the southern city of Kunming has decided to act.
According to a South China Morning Post report Tuesday, the woman and her attorney son have filed a lawsuit against the Federal Reserve for driving down the real value of her dollar holdings – totaling $250 [...]
Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura is officially world’s oldest living person at 115
But China claims Luo Meizhen should hold record as she is aged 127
China and Japan are constantly struggling over territory, politics and economic dominance – but now it appears the two Asian giants could have found another topic to fight about.
Earlier this month a Japanese man was officially declared the world’s oldest living person at 115, but China is fielding [...]
Sept 12, 2012
The Communist Chinese policy of birth control by coerced abortions to reduce the birth rate of couples to one child is a very real and grim fact. LifeSiteNews recently reported the story of Chen Guangcheng, a dissident who escaped from China and is shining the spotlight onApple Corporation, whose employees at factories in China are compelled to undergo monthly pregnancy tests.
Liu Ping, a Chinese woman testifying [...]
Woman went to doctor complaining of an ‘itchy ear’
Doctors feared the spider would bite her at any time
We’ve all heard the one about people eating a spider while they sleep or creepy-crawlies going somewhere they shouldn’t while we snooze – but for one poor woman the urban legend has come true.
She arrived at China’s Changsha Central Hospital with an itchy ear, only to learn the cause was a spider that [...]
The birth took place on a pavement in Guangzhou, capital of southeast China’s Guangdong Province
The husband immediately sought help from a nearby dental clinic, but but the dentists inside told them it had not been part of their medical training
The baby was born successfully and he and the mother were sent to hospital
Bringing a baby into the world has to be a two-way street for modern mothers and fathers.
But one [...]
Zhang Shih faces charges of murder and attempted murder after attacking her husband’s alleged mistress and her daughter
Enraged Zhang is accused of running down neighbour Wang Lu and her daughter, 4, then guarding the victims to stop them from getting first aid
Armed police moved in on a naked woman after she stripped and lay in front of an ambulance to stop it taking her husband’s suspected lover to hospital.
Zhang Shih, [...]
Sure Bush was an asshole prick with respect to stem cell research, but at least he understood just how vital NASA is to our national security.
The launch was declared a success by space program chief Chang Wanquan, a People’s Liberation Army general who sits on the ruling Communist Party’s powerful central military commission – underscoring the program’s close military ties.
Female astronaut Liu Yang, 33, and two male crew members – [...]
Mourners at a funeral in Egypt swapped tears for cheers when the ‘dead’ body they were burying woke up.
Hamdi Hafez al-Nubi, a 28-year-old waiter from Naga al-Simmanm, near Luxor was declared dead after suffering a heart attack at work.
His body was being prepared for burial when a doctor, sent to sign his death certificate, discovered he was still warm.
Presumed dead: Mourners at an Egyptian funeral (file photo)
Family members were so convinced Mr [...]
Workers at a Chinese bank spent six hours trying to splice threads of 50,000 yuan (about £4,900) together after a mentally ill woman shredded them.
The woman’s desperate husband brought the money into the Sichuan branch of the Bank of China to try and get help. It is believed she tore the money to shreds during a mental breakdown.
Twelve staff at the bank offered to help the man after he explained [...]
A desperate emergency rescue was launched after a pregnant woman gave birth squatting above a public toilet, but in a horrifying twist, lost the baby when it was accidentally flushed away.
Rescue workers had to rip out the toilet and crack waste pipes to find the tiny newborn baby.
According to witnesses, the woman went into the toilet in Zhaoyang District, Beijing and asked her husband to wait outside.
Desperate rescue: Firefighters dug out the [...]
A Chinese rogue trader who ‘cheated’ investors on her way to losing £10m in gold trading has been sentenced to death today.
The 30-year-old Wang Caipang was handed the sentence by a court in Wenzhou in east China after she borrowed the cash between January and October 2010.
Caiping, who must first serve two years in prison, borrowed huge sums of money promising to buy equipment, invest in property and open credit [...]