A chemistry professor in China has been convicted of exporting $600,000 worth of psychoactive drugs per month to the U. S. and Europe, in a case that has drawn comparisons with the hit AMC television series Breaking Bad.
The scientist, surnamed Zhang, was found guilty Tuesday of selling 32 kg of illegal drugs including the MDMA-like methylone and the so-called “zombie drug” Flakka, which has been linked with a series of savage attacks.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's defense minister said on Wednesday authorities will investigate the BBC on suspicion of insulting the monarchy in connection with a Thai-language profile of the new king that has stirred social media anger.
The TIME India Awards, whose inaugural edition recognized the best in Indian manufacturing at a glittering awards ceremony with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai earlier this year, are set to return in 2017 with an expanded list of categories that turns the spotlight on the new breed of startups changing the way business is done in one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
Alongside prizes for the Manufacturing Innovator of the Year and the Global Manufacturer of the Year, the awards will recognize the country’s most exciting small and medium-sized businesses, with the winners to be announced at the Confederation of India Industry’s Partnership Summit in Andhra Pradesh state on Jan.