Stanley Ho, born on November 25, 1921, also known as Ho Hung Sun, Stanley Ho Hung Sun, is a Hong Kong and Macanese business magnate. Ho is nicknamed "The King of Gambling", a reference to the government-granted monopoly he held on the Macau gambling industry for 40 years.
Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became an international icon as the first man to travel into space 50 years ago today.
The devastating earthquake that struck Sichuan province five years ago marked one of a series in the earthquake-prone region. The earthquake occurred in an area that is deforming as two tectonic plates - the Indian plate and the Eurasian plate - collide.
The UN Food and Agricuture Organisation has just published a report on the promotion of entomophagy - the consumption