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Vibrators and Clitoridectomies: How Victorian Doctors Took Control of Women’s Orgasms

Vibrators and Clitoridectomies: How Victorian Doctors Took Control of Women’s Orgasms

By Hugo Schwyzer Given over a century’s worth of pleasure that followed its invention, history may easily forget that development of the vibrator in Victorian England was just one salvo…

Nigerian President Disrespected in India: No Presidential Welcome

A presidential visit to countries is often welcomed with red carpet from the airport tarmac that allows the visiting President upon disembarking from the flight, greets all those who came…

FROZEN MEAT FROM 1970 BATCH SEIZED IN CHINA

FROZEN MEAT FROM 1970 BATCH SEIZED IN CHINA

Some 800 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat have been seized by Chinese authorities, including one batch dating from the 1970s, state media reported. The meat was bound for restaurants, retailers…

ADB APPOINTS TWO NEW VICE PRESIDENTS

ADB APPOINTS TWO NEW VICE PRESIDENTS

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Diwakar Gupta as Vice-President for Private Sector and Cofinancing Operations, and Bambang Susantono as Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable…

CHINA INVITES PRIVATE INVESTORS TO HELP BUILD $318 BILLION OF PROJECTS

CHINA INVITES PRIVATE INVESTORS TO HELP BUILD $318 BILLION OF PROJECTS

China’s state planning agency on Monday released a list of more than 1,000 proposed projects totalling 1.97 trillion yuan ($317.75 billion) that it is inviting private investors to help fund,…

Rajnath: Pakistan sponsoring terrorism, Dawood is in Afghan border

Rajnath: Pakistan sponsoring terrorism, Dawood is in Afghan border

New Delhi: Blaming Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism in India, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the neighbouring country is providing shelter to Dawood Ibrahim and the mob boss is currently…

Growth in China’s service sector picks up

China’s service sector grew at its fastest pace in six months in May, helping allay fears of a sharp slowdown in its economy. The non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose…