Budai township in the south-west of Taiwan is attempting to attract more tourists by building a church that looks like a giant high-heeled shoe that is made entirely out of metal and blue-tinted glass tiles.
Archaeologists in China have made a unique discovery in a cemetery dating to (221 – 206 BC) - two bronze lamps that could 'swallow' smoke. Historians are hailing the discovery as the world's first known 'eco-friendly' lamps.
Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening "a new realm in particle physics". Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space.
In Singapore, where every square metre counts, high rise buildings have typified the urban fabric for many years. Recent developments have tried to soften the friction between nature and the urban environment.
Traditional herbal medicine pharmacist Youyou Tu, has become the 12th woman and China’s first person awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work in discovering the malaria drug artemisinin.