Month: June 2016

Hundreds of residents of south China “rebel” village protest, poised for showdown, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

East Asia News -WUKAN, China (REUTERS) – More than 1,000 residents of a southern Chinese village that was once hailed as a beacon of democracy in the Communist-ruled country marched in protest on Monday (June 20), demanding the release of the village chief who was detained in a weekend raid.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Source: Hundreds of residents of south China “rebel” village protest, poised for showdown, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

 

a protest in China is big news since it is a full dictatorship of the communist party.

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Police arrest Camry driver over hit-and-run accident on AYE

The incident came to light following several videos uploaded to social media, showing a Toyota Camry slamming into a motorcycle while driving recklessly on the Ayer Rajah Expressway.

Source: Police arrest Camry driver over hit-and-run accident on AYE

So i would call this driver a serial road bully. In the videos you can see that the driver was known to change lane erratically and without indicating. The driver also slows down after overtaking other cars.

Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides rises to 43

SE Asia News -BANYUNMAS (AFP) – The death toll from landslides and flooding in Indonesia rose to 43 on Monday, an official said, after hundreds of homes were engulfed by surging torrents of mud and rock.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Source: Death toll from Indonesia floods, landslides rises to 43, SE Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

I’ve seen flooded places before and i have been in a few floods myself but to see an entire brick house gone is still making me feel “WTF!”