Why a Chinese Reporter Was Tied Up During a Typhoon

Mother Nature is dangerous business. Weather reporters in Asia (and elsewhere) are often sent into the eye of a storm—if anything, just so they can show how severe the weather is. And a typhoons are pretty dang severe.


On August 8, typhoon Haikui hit Hepu County in China, sadly leaving two dead in its wake. This is… » 8/09/12 5:00am 8/09/12 5:00am

Taiwanese Weather Girls Ripped Off By Chinese Weather Girls

Last December, Guangdong Satellite TV Station introduced a change to their regular weather broadcasts. Instead of stuffy meteorologists or on-air reporters reporting the changes in the weather, they hired a group of undergraduate Chinese girls.


The group, called Pin-Ko Pie, is made up of nine college girls who have… » 3/26/12 8:00am 3/26/12 8:00am