March, 2018

2008 Leisure Taiwan launched in Taipei World Trade Center

Saturday, July 19, 2008 This year’s Leisure Taiwan trade show (a.k.a Taiwan Sport Recreation and Leisure Show) started yesterday, with 131 companies participating including sports media companies such as ESPN and VideoLand Television, businesses selling sports equipment and fitness clubs. There were also a variety of sports being played in the arena built for the […]

Bamboo Window Blinds An Accent For Any Home

Find Out More About: Renovating A Kitchen Best Kitchen Design By David Faulkner Are you tired of your window blinds? Have you wanted to try something a little more unique in choosing your window coverings? There are many choices you can choose from when you are looking for window dressing, but how will you choose? […]

Chinese chef Peng Chang-kuei’s death announced

Saturday, December 3, 2016 Peng Chang-kuei, a Chinese-born chef credited with creating the internationally popular dish General Tso’s chicken, was yesterday announced to have died by his son. Chuck Peng told The Associated Press his father died of pneumonia in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday. The chef fled China to Taiwan in 1949 and invented the […]

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment

Friday, July 29, 2011 Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £47.4 million (US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh’s Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps in the museum, and won a competition organised […]


This is the category for sports. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 12 February 2018: Former Irish footballer Liam Miller dies at 36 7 February 2018: Dutch Football Association appoints Ronald Koeman manager of men’s national team 5 February 2018: North Korea to send head of state to South Korea for Olympics 3 […]

Parents arrested after putting baby on Craigslist

Sunday, June 1, 2008 A couple from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada has been arrested on charges of public mischief after listing their seven day old baby girl on the popular Internet classified ads website Craigslist. The listing claimed that the baby was unexpected, “healthy and very cute”. It asked CAN 10 000 for the baby. […]

Canada’s St. Paul’s West (Ward 21) city council candidates speak

Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is St. Paul’s West (Ward 21). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include John Adams, Tony Corpuz, Joe Mihevc (incumbent), and John Sewell. […]

How To Find The Best Plumbers

Find Out More About: Best Burgers In Brisbane City 10 Best Burgers Sydney byalex Finding the best Plumbers Portland OR may seem like an exercise in futility but the truth is that this is not going to be as hard of a task as you may think. There are many things that you must deal […]

San Francisco hit-and-run suspect caught after lying

Monday, June 7, 2010 A suspect in a hit-and-run located in San Francisco, California, was arrested after hitting four cyclists and, two days later, lying to the police. Over the course of six minutes, the 39-year-old man hit four people with his car and then ran off when his car crashed into another vehicle and […]

U.S. manufacturer General Motors seeks bankruptcy protection

Monday, June 1, 2009 United States automobile manufacturing firm General Motors filed for bankruptcy and Chapter 11 protection from its creditors at 12:00 UTC Monday, in a Manhattan, New York federal bankruptcy court. This was the largest bankruptcy filing for a U.S. manufacturing company, and with declared assets of $82.29 billion and a debt of […]

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