Unable to afford their own place, many young couples in Hong Kong are spending time in love hotels.
Image copyright ONT TV Image caption State TV warns of an ‘ecological catastrophe’ An onslaught of bark beetles is threatening to decimate the mighty pine forests of Belarus. The ravenous insects destroyed more than 5,000 hectares (12,355 acres) of woodland in Brest, the country’s westernmost region, last year alone – “almost the area of a […]
Image copyright Getty Images Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has positioned himself as an enthusiastic advocate of promoting equality in Japanese society. In a recent session of the Japanese Diet’s Budget Committee, Noriko Horiuchi, a member of Mr Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party, credited the prime minister’s championing of women’s advancement as a factor in “the […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Flynn denies discussing anything illegal President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, discussed removing from the US a Muslim cleric wanted by Turkey, according to ex-CIA director James Woolsey. Turkey accuses the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, of orchestrating last July’s failed coup. In a video interview, Mr Woolsey told […]