In the last month of gestation, the mother’s body pumps at least 300 quarts of blood each day through the umbilical cord to the baby inside the placenta.
This year the Chinese will puff away 2 trillion (2,000,000,000,000) cigarettes, an average of four sticks a day for each of the 1.3 billion people in the country.
Perhaps one of the most bizarre examples of how confused “loyalty” is for the Chinese diaspora can be demonstrated by the work of a Chinese Canadian businessman, Michael Lo. A Hong Kong immigrant, Lo invested heavily in his private education empire in Vancouver, where he used to have a college and a university.
In Canada, there is a 99% chance that you will not be a professional, you will not find employment, and you will not be in the place you feel you deserve.
According to the Migration Policy Institute, a US-based think tank on international movement of people, there were an estimated 33 million ethnic Chinese living outside China, Taiwan and Hong Kong by early 2000.
A brief overview of the South Asian diaspora in the US. The US is a nation born of transplants, but the term “minority” is beginning to seem inadequate for a range of non-natives and their descendents residing here today.
To this day, few believe the official cause of death: cerebral edema caused by an allergic reaction to Equagesic, an anti-anxiety agent. To be precise, Lee died of a cerebral edema—that’s unequivocal.
Gone and Almost Forgotten Myanmar's Muslim minority, the Rohingyas, are among the poorest and most forgotten of the troubled nation's refugees.
A rundown of important dates and events in Nin Wang's troubled fairy tale life
Two years ago, a friend decided to sell his resort in the middle of Beitou, a popular hot springs destination. Without too much deliberation, Amy Ho decided to buy it, adding it to her other ventures such as her health and beauty clinic and a line of cosmetics and health aids.
According to a survey reported in Taiwan some months ago, only two per cent of all women in the island country think of themselves as physically attractive.  
She is often called the most beautiful Chinese woman alive. No doubt Zhang Ziyi, who considers herself a great beauty, will disagree, but if a poll is taken, there is a good chance Brigitte Lin Qingxia will walk away with the top prize.
If Esprit has a nemesis, it is Zara. When the Tompkins were building up the Esprit brand in the US and Michael Ying was building it in Germany, Amancio Ortega Gaona was doing the same for Zara in Spain.
The tiger is facing extinction. If the present trend continues, there will be no tiger left in the wild.
Tigers originated in China about two million years ago about the time when the ancestors of human beings, homo erectus, started to walk fully erect on two legs somewhere in North Africa.