Rumors about the upcoming China-based smartphone model Xiaomi Redmi Pro's camera has been spreading online. It is said that the new smartphone is going to have a photography effect feature called "Bokeh" effect.
A couple of photos was leaked Thursday on a Chinese social media site, Weibo, revealing that it was allegedly shot with the smartphone's dual rear camera. The two leaked photos show a photo of a dog lying on a bench with the background view of the beach, and a cat on the bed. Articles have described the photos as if they were taken with a DSLR camera, but the Weibo user named Chai Jijun, known to be a credible leak source, claimed that the photos were taken by the Xiaomi Redmi Pro device. more >>
Despite the increasing persecution of Christians in China, the Communist country is on track to have the largest Christian population in the world by 2030, according to Rodney Pennington who studies religious trends for OMF International.
"We are overjoyed with what the Lord has already done in China," said Pennington, vice president for mobilization of OMF, a missions organization, in an interview with The Christian Post on Tuesday. "But that doesn't mean the task is finished."
By 2030 "China will almost certainly have the most evangelical Christians," he said, "and that will greatly shape the global evangelical Church in the coming years. more >>
Even though persecution against Christians in Bangladesh is on the rise, so is the number of Muslims converting to Christianity in the south Asian nation.
Just as in other countries where the population is dominated by a Muslim majority government, Christians in Bangladesh are at risk of being killed or persecuted because of their faith in Jesus Christ.
But while nearly 90 percent of Bangladesh's population of 165 million people is Muslim, Christianity is gaining traction. more >>
Healthy economies need young workers. And thanks to its one-child policy, China is facing a less-than-rosy economic future. Here's a lesson in demographics and worldview.
It's widely believed that China will supplant the United States as the leading power in the world by no later than the mid-21st century. Not only will China's Gross Domestic Product exceed that of the United States, it may climb two or even three times as high.
But an increasing number of experts have begun to doubt that China's GDP will ever even match ours. And the dream of restoring "the global centrality that Chinese consider their birthright" will remain just that, a dream. more >>
There is no doubt that Song Joong-Ki is the hottest South Korean actor and even the most popular Asian actor in the planet, bagging up to $2.5 USD in a period of six months on product endorsements alone. His fresh, boyish face and natural talent has captured the hearts of fans not just in Asia but also around the world, and many are asking, what's next for Song Joong-Ki after the worldwide success of "Descendants of the Sun" alongside Song Hye-ko?
Life after DOTS
Despite denying that they are a couple, Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-ko are seen almost everywhere by paparazzi. The 31-year old actor said that they simply enjoy each other's company, and they are also set to work together with their co-stars Jin-Goo and Kim Ji-Won on the second season of "Descendants of the Sun." KBS confirmed that although Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Ko will reprise their roles, the story will focus more on the romance between Seo Dae Young and Yoon Myung Joo. KBS department head Jung Sung-ho revealed that the sequel to DOTS will premiere in 2017. more >>
The father of a 14-year-old Pakistani Christian girl was shot and killed after he tried to rescue his daughter who was kidnapped and forced into an Islamic marriage to a man she works for as a domestic servant.
The British Pakistani Christian Association, which reports on issues of Christian persecution in Pakistan, said that the girl, Mehwish, had been working as a domestic servant at the house of an Islamic man, Zahid Iqbal, at Shadab Colony in Faisalabad, when she was kidnapped in May.
After Mehwish did not return home for several days, her parents received a letter that included a copy of her marriage certificate with Iqbal. more >>