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Seoul hails Pyongyang’s promise to restore inter-Korea hotline as ‘significant’

Seoul hails Pyongyang’s promise to restore inter-Korea hotline as ‘significant’

Pyongyang said on Wednesday it will restore a hotline with the South at 6.30 GMT, after Seoul proposed high-level talks in response to Kim Jong-Un’s calls for better relations and suggestion his country might attend the Winter Olympics. Kim also welcomed Seoul’s support for his overtures, a North Korean official told state television. Seoul hailed […]

Foreigners in Japan face significant levels of discrimination: survey

Foreigners in Japan face significant levels of discrimination: survey

By Reuters A group of Chinese residents in Japan shop in Tokyo’s Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014. PHOTO: REUTERS TOKYO: Almost 40% of foreign residents who sought housing in Japan had applications turned down and almost a quarter were denied jobs in the past five years, a survey showed on Friday, highlighting discrimination in a […]

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

The Pitch Lake is located in southwest Trinidad in the village of La Brea. It’s the largest and most significant pitch lake in the world, measuring approximately one hundred acres (41 hectares), and is estimated to be 76 meters deep in the center. The liquid asphalt is black and viscous, but the surface is semisolid, […]