Last year MegaBot USA raised $1.8m (£1.17m) through a Kickstarter campaign to fund its giant robot vision.
It is fair to say that entrepreneur Simon Lee has a flair for languages. The 32-year-old South Korean speaks no less than six of them – Korean, English, French, Arabic, Mandarin and Japanese. And he says he plans to learn more.
Sister Nirmala, the nun who succeeded Mother Teresa as the head of a charity in the Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta), has died, aged 81.
KATHMANDU: Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region.
ISLAMABAD: President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping departed from Pakistan after a historic two-day visit to the country’s capital.
BEIJING: China’s education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “Western values”, state media said, in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping.
China’s ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The UN human rights chief has called on Myanmar to condemn a Buddhist nationalist monk for calling a UN special envoy a “bitch” and a “whore”.