BEIJING, 24 OCT – Even Tibetan medicine is now into the digital age: the Tibetan Regional Hospital, in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, has created a database in which were included 100,000 prescriptions, selected from more than a million prescribed by 12 experienced doctors .
MOSCOW, OCTOBER 24 – By the end of the month the new guidelines for the preparation of history textbooks will be ready. Deputy Chairman of the Duma Lyudmila Shvetsova said during a meeting that took place in Moscow yesterday, that the first texts will be adopted in the classrooms of 18 months.
MALELANE , 24 OCT – On September 24th he shot an alleged poacher in the head, now Richard Hume, South African millionaire John Hume’s son, is likely to be convicted of attempted murder. According to father statement in the court, the shooting begin after Richard had suprised five poachers, who had already killed a warthog and an antelope. 28 year old Sabelo Maphungla was hit in the back of the head and is still in hospital.
BEIJING, 23 OCT – A painting dating back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 ) replaced with a style modern graffiti is controversial in China. It was done by a firm called to restore the fresco of a religious complex in Chaoyang, in the province of Liaoning.
MOSCOW, 23 OCT – Vladimir Romanov is in good health and lives in Moscow, he spends his free time to attend the basketball games of CSKA. The journalist of the Russian agency Ria Nadezhda Perepeckova said she met Vladimir Romanov during a game: “He’s in Moscow. He has been here all the time since he left Lithuania. It was some kind of story that he had a heart problem and went to hospital.
JOHANNESBURG, 23 OCT – South African President Jacob Zuma turned the first sod at the launch of the construction phase of the new line of Venetia Diamond Mine, in the northern province of Limpopo. De Beers, the company that exploits the mine will invest 20 billion rand, about $200 million dollars, for development of 70 new tunnels.
NEW DELHI, 21 OCT – Every day in New Delhi an unemployed person commits suicide. This is what emerged from the statistics published by Indian capital police. Last year the number of people who have committed suicide has risen to 1,899, 183 more than previous year.
SAO PAULO, 21 OCT – A group of animal rights activists clashed with the Brazilian police on Saturday after they broke into a research laboratory that conducts testing on dogs. Animal rights activists released 178 beagles used to test the effects of drugs.
HARARE, 21 OCT – More than 300 elephants killed in Zimbabwe with the cyanide. This was revealed by local hunters who discovered the elephants’ carcasses. The shots were made to Hwange National Park, where it is estimated about 80,000 elephants live.
MOSCOW, 18 OCT – The Russian government will spend 12 million rubles, about $ 372 million, providing a limousine service for senior government officials. The historic ZIL brand will be retain,