INFOGRAPHIC: How dragon boating evolved from an ancient Chinese tradition into a global sport Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: How dragon boating evolved from an ancient Chinese tradition into a global sport

Wednesday, 1 July, 2015, 10:41am

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan.

LANGUAGE INFOGRAPHIC: A world of languages - and how many speak them

INFOGRAPHIC: A world of languages - and how many speak them

4 Jun 2015 28 comments

There are at least 7,102 known languages alive in the world today. Twenty-three of these languages are a mother  tongue for more than 50 million people.

MILITARY INFOGRAPHIC: Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China

INFOGRAPHIC: Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China

3 Jun 2015

Even after several years of double-digit spending increases, China’s military reach is limited to its home territory. The reach of the US armed forces includes historical ties with traditional allies, geographic distribution and cutting-edge technology, as well as income through arms exports.

Mers INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about the Mers outbreak

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about the Mers outbreak

19 Jun 2015

As of June 11, there had been 1,288 known cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) resulting in 498 deaths.