According to the official Xinhua news agency, in yet another suicide case at the technology firm Foxconn, based in Longhua, a town north of Shenzhen in southern China, an employee died on Friday after falling from a building of the factory premises – thereby taking the death toll of Foxconn’s suicide cases to eight, out of the ten suicides attempted this year.
The well-known 95-year-old journalist and Maths puzzler Martin Gardner – who had been living in an assisted-living facility in Norman, Okla - died at a hospital in Norman on May 22. Gardner is survived by two sons, James and Tom, and three grandchildren. He lost his wife, the former Charlotte Greenwald, in 2000, after 48 years of marriage.
According to the recent reports, Mayor Dave Bronconnier has accused the city auditor of showing callousness with the statements that raised the apprehensions about a possibility of fraud at city hall.
Defending the city hall staff, Bronconnier said, “I think it was cavalier. The audit report does not, anywhere in the report, suggest any wrongdoing by city staff ".
Tens of thousands of people were witnessed to walk down the San Mateo Fairgrounds on Saturday marking the fifth annual Maker Faire, the world's largest DIY, or do-it-yourself, festival that features the Bay Area.
The event showcased everything from rocket ships to robots, model trains to Lego cities, large kinetic sculptures to Oakland's world-famous "scraper" bikes.
As part of a new project, architects are working in Australia to give historic Macquarie Street a 21st-century makeover. It will include seven landmark buildings, including Parliament House, St Mary's Cathedral and The Mint, into living canvases.
Striving to convince Companies to move freight on the little-used Gisborne-Napier railway line to save its life is merely time wastage, Gisborne's Chamber of Commerce president posts.
However, Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon and Napier Mayor Barbara Arnott posted that it was required the rail line be kept open.