June 19, 2013 13:29:37
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The global spending spree by China’s state-owned firms will promote more progressive policies by China rather than subvert western ones.
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A man who became famous in 1970 by skiing down Mt. Everest completed his third summit of the world’s highest peak at the record age of 80.
Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong-un see a summit as the best way to take back the initiative from old friends and new rivals.
The beef-gate scandal proves again that the way to stir up a media frenzy is money, sexy women and hypocrisy in high places.
Half-Korean Kelly Soo Park is accused of having strangled to death a beauty half her age.
Director Zhang Yimou actually fathered eight children, not seven as revealed last week.
A presidential spokesman gropes an intern and grabs the spotlight from Park Geun-hye’s Washington trip.
Shin-soo Choo has lifted his on-base percentage to the top of the major leagues.
Japan’s Takuma Sato has made himself the driver to beat at the Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day.
Zong Qinghou declined two invites for which the world’s social snobs would have given an eye tooth.
Emily Han needs your vote to win the Doodle 4 Google competition and become a globetrotter.
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A harsh prison sentence for tour guide Kenneth Bae may send Jimmy Carter back to Pyongyang.
San Marino is the priciest residential area in SoCal to join a growing list of majority Asian cities.
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Mice have far more sophisticated powers of visual discrimination than previously thought, suggests a study by a Keio University professor.
Jim Yu turned his early experience optimizing websites for better search engine placement into a company headed toward a billion-dollar IPO.
Jang-Ung Park is leading Samsung’s effort to leapfrog Google Glass with smart contact lenses.
Lumiode’s display is 30 times brighter and 10 times more energy efficient.
A Tokyo researcher shows that silk moths can drive a small electric car to a desired destination.
Miyoung Chun leads the national basic research project to decipher the workings of the human mind.
Zhang’s process turns plant waste into valuable food starches.
A shape-changing polymer is used to make keyboards that can be rolled into portable devices.
Eugene Chow uses laser computers and ink containing tiny chips to automate the assembly of computers.
Annie Lien is working on a garage system that will free drivers from the hassle of parking.
Japan native Tomoaki Kato has pioneered grueling transplant procedures once deemed impossible.
Alameda County’s Susan Muranishi will retire in two years with a $413,000 annual pension.
An MIT PhD student born in China has devised a plan to let Boston get past the school-busing turmoil.
A former Silicon Valley investor has become China’s dairy-industry guru.
Yunfeng Lu used a nanoscale shell to deliver therapeutic enzyme combinations.
Guha is at work on a chip material that promises to be three times as fast and three times as energy efficient as silicon.
An executive from the digital side of Warner Brothers has been chosen to head up the studio.
Raj Nair hopes to launch a mass-market fuel-cell electric car by 2017.
A Pittsburgh jury slaps Marvell with a $1.17 bil. patent infringement verdict in a suit by Carnegie Mellon.
A Silicon Valley veteran seeks a cooler future for Samsung by building an ecosystem to rival Apple’s.
David Eun leads Samsung’s bid to become an integral player in digital innovation.
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