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Cute Japanese dog begs kitten to play [VIDEO]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPe4NbWQzkMVideo can’t be loaded: 子猫にお願いポーズをする柴犬 Shiba Inu to scrounge to kitten (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xPe4NbWQzkM) This cute video of a Japanese pet enthusiast’s dog begging a kitten to play  has been doing the...

Miss Philippines ‘sorry’ after Latina gaffe

Miss Philippines 2013 has Ariella Arida issued an apology on Twitter this week after making offensive remarks regarding Latinas’ English language skills during a television interview. Speaking on the Philippines’...

From January, it could cost $40 to visit Thailand

A holiday to Thailand is set to get a little bit pricier from the start of next year. From January, Thailand plans to charge visitors staying longer than three days...

New York Times makes a tentative return to Weibo

The New York Times is back on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, this time in a form that is unlikely to upset Chinese authorities.  The Weibo account of the Chinese-language version...