CHINA TOPIX

Updated 10:52 PM EDT, Sat, Oct 25, 2014

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China, Asian Countries Create World Bank Rival

China and delegates from 20 Asian countries met Friday in Beijing to create a development bank that is intended to help fund infrastructure projects in Asia and is set to rival Western-dominated ... Full Article

WORLD

Iranian Rape Victim Executed For Murder Despite Clemency Pleas

Convicted of murder by an Iranian court for killing a man who was raping her in self-defense, Reyhaneh Jabbari ... Full Article

Ebola Medical Worker Undergoes 21-Day Quarantine in New Jersey

The New York City area has implemented new strict measures involving the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Any "high-risk" travelers from Liberia, Sierra ... Full Article

BUSINESS

Microsoft Ex-CEO Ballmer: Amazon is Not a "Real Company"

Microsoft's ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has accused Amazon of not being a "real company" after continuing to make ... Full Article

Google's Sundar Pichai To Oversee All Products, Services

Google has promoted Sundar Pichai to head of all products and services in the ... Full Article

Ford Reports 54% Drop in Q3 Profits to $1.2 Billion

Ford Motor is optimistic that despite a 54 percent decline in its third quarter ... Full Article

CULTURE

China Factory Workers Win Top Poetry Prize

The top winners of the Beijing Poetry Prize were factory workers out of the 50,000 entries the organizers received during the contest ... Full Article

Snarky Critics Slam Zuckerberg's Mandarin

One critic described Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's attempt at Mandarin as reminiscent of a "7-year-old with a mouth full of marbles.” Another said ... Full Article

SOCIETY

China's Chief Discipline Inspector Vows to Rid of "Rotten Ones" in Government

Chief discipline inspector Wang Qishan, who is from the ruling party in China, made his message clear that ... Full Article

U.S.-Born Chinese Author Sidney Shapiro Dies at Age 98

Sidney Shapiro, an American born translator who gained fame and glory in China, died ... Full Article

Frank Gehry Responds To Xi Jinping's 'No More Weird Buildings'

President Xi Jinping's call for "no more weird buildings" last week created quite an ... Full Article

SPORT

WTA Finals Doubles: Shuai and Hsieh Defends Title for Last Time Against Black and Mirza

Peng Shuai and Su-Wei Hsieh won their semifinals match and will defend their title for the last time against Cara Black and Sania Mirza at the doubles competition of the WTA Finals ... Full Article

WTA Finals: Serena Williams Rallies to Win Epic Three-Setter; Sets up Finals Against Simona Halep

World No. 1 Serena Williams rallied to win an epic three-setter against good friend Caroline Wozniacki and has setup a finals encounter against Simona ... Full Article

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