Thousands of young athletes arrive in China for Youth Olympics 2014
Thousands of young athletes arrive in China's Nanjing for the second Youth Olympics.
More than 3,7[...]
Thai Airways bans shark fin from cargo flights
Thai Airways has banned shark fin from its cargo flights.
Cargo flights are flights that take goods only and not passengers. Shark [...]
WHAT A WEEK!
The past week brought lots of interesting moments and events -Â Towering Lego structures, a Prime Minister's face on sweets, a thrilling trophy cup win...
Enjoy the p[...]
IT'S MINE! GIVE IT BACK!
In early May 2014, a Chinese oil company decided to place an oil rig in the South China Sea. Vietnam is against this move because it says it is illegal fo[...]
NEW GOVERNMENT WILL BE FORMED
Yingluck Shinawatra is no longer the Prime Minister of Thailand. She was removed from her job by Thailand's courts. Nine other ministers also lost th[...]
Thailand was struck by an earthquake on May 5, 2014. It had a magnitude of 6.0, which is considered strong.
The earthquake rattled northern Thailand, not fa[...]
MORE THAN 200 INJURED
Less than one month after the unfortunate sinking of the Sewol ferry in South Korea that left 300 dead or missing, there has been another serious accident in[...]
A VERY IMPORTANT GUEST
Guess who's going on a tour in the Far East? It's a very important man. Some say he is the most powerful man in the world. Wherever he goes, he is surrounde[...]
HEY, GOT A MINUTE?
We know you have homework to do, swimming lessons to attend and soccer friends waiting for you at the park. But if you have a few minutes of your time, come spe[...]
NO MORE SURVIVORS FOUND
It has been nearly a week since tragedy struck passengers aboard a South Korean ferryÂ headed for Jeju island in South Korea. Of the 475 passengers that wer[...]
NEVER A BORING DAY
All sorts of things happen around the world everyday - funny, sad, amazing, weird, wonderful ...Â It would take a person hours to read all the news about every s[...]
A TRAGIC TRIP
On April 16, 2014, 475 people boarded a ferry early morning in South Korea for Jeju, a popular island resort. 375 of them were high school students who were travelli[...]
Is a minister who is a fan of rock music- all set to become next President of Indonesia?
Millions of voters flocked to polling stations across Indonesia. Indo[...]
Largest democracy in the World goes to elections
Women dressed in Saris, Men in traditional Kurtas and people wearing jeans and t-shirts were seen alongsid[...]
Optimus Prime in China!
A group of farmers have brought to life the "Transformers" and built giant robots out of old car parts, in rural China. Just see the pictures to believe it[...]
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LIFE ON THE LAKE
In Cambodia, there is a lake that is inhabited not just by fish and other ma[...]
PICTURESÂ THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMILE
Life has lots of fun and funny moments.Â The Whiz Times brings to you someÂ funny pictures thatÂ wereÂ taken in the secondÂ week of February 2014.
AN UNUSUAL RACE
Cars in many different shapes and sizes were spotted on the streets in Manila, Philippines over the last few days. They were actually part of a race to see which c[...]
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CONCRETE & STEEL GIANTS
The first skyscrapers were built in the United States at the end [...]
AN INTERESTING END TO THE MONTH
The last week of January 2014 was certainly an interesting one. The Whiz Times brings to you a picture story of various events around the world, fr[...]
A BRIGHT & JOYOUS OCCASION
The Lunar New Year falls on January 31 and February 1, 2014. Millions of people around the world throw celebrations to welcome it. This year will be[...]
THE HORSE IS COMING
It's that time of the year again - Chinese people areÂ busy preparing to welcome the LunarÂ New Year, the most important traditional Chinese holiday. It is celeb[...]
FASCINATING & COLD
The 30th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Opening was launched on January 5, 2014 in Harbin, China. While there are various winter activ[...]
A BEARY LONG WAIT
The first giant panda cub to be born in Taiwan will finally meet zoo visitors on January 6, 2014, when she turns six months old. She now weighs about 14 kilogram[...]
FEELING THE JOY
Christmas Day is almost here. It is a time for celebration, giving and reunion. People all over the world are busy preparing to celebrate Christmas Day with their [...]
After a spectacular opening ceremony on December 11, 2013, the 27th SEA Games in Myanmar are well underway. AthletesÂ get into the heat of the action as they wo[...]
HEY! ISN'T THAT SANTA CLAUS IN THE WATER?
Santa Claus surprised visitors at some aquariums this Christmas season. It was a wonderful sight to behold - Santa swimming with sharks, [...]
ARE YOU READY...
... to take today's quiz? It's on our story "Pictures from protests around the world". Try it and see if you can get a perfect score! It's okay if you don't. Just[...]
Do you know what a protest is and how it happens? When somebody doesn't agree with a certain situation, event or rule, he or she mayÂ protest (show objection)Â by wo[...]
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WHAT A GRAND CELEBRATION!
This year's SEA Games is being hosted in Myanmar. Athletes from [...]
LET'S PLAY A LITTLE GAME
We hope you enjoyed our slideshow of the exciting and beautiful opening ceremony of the 2013 SEA Games. We have prepared a little quiz for you. If you're [...]
LET THE GAMES BEGIN!
The 27th SEA Games was launched in Myanmar on December 11, 2013. It was a spectacular event that was filled with fireworks, pop stars, dancers and music. The [...]
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WHAT HEAVY SHOES YOU HAVE!
MORE THAN 400KG! That's the weight of Mr Zhang Fuxing's ironÂ sho[...]
A BASIC NEED
Clean water is a basic need. We all need clean water for drinking, cooking and washing.
InÂ developed and most developingÂ countries, clean water flowing from taps i[...]
IT'S SMOKIN' HOT!
What an exciting event it isÂ - an island appearing out of nowhere! Japan's newest islet has caused quite a lot of buzz in the news.Â Some people thought it was [...]
SAY HELLO TO THE NEW BABY!
A new little island that was created by a volcanic eruption off Japan's coast couldÂ remain there forÂ several years, Japanese scientists said on December[...]
EAST MEETS WEST IN JAPAN
Last week in Japan, children got to meet ninjas and Santa Claus. At the two-day-long Iga-Ueno Ninja Festival, thousands of visitors had the opportunity to[...]
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR ...
... is what many people in China long for. They have been living with heavily polluted air for many years.
In today's latest story, we talked about th[...]
CHOKING SMOG IN CHINA
It's getting difficult to breathe in many parts of China. The air in cities across China is badly polluted. The air quality index recorded levels in excess o[...]
WATER WATER EVERYWHERE
It has been a wet week for many countries around the world. The Whiz Times brings you pictures of how floods have affected Malaysia, Lebanon, Britain and In[...]
WHERE'S OUR FISH?
We posted a video recently on how fishermen in Hong Kong are no longer allowed to catch fish by trawling. Do you know how this has affected them?
THIS BUNNY'S GOING ON A LONG TRIP
As you read this, China's first moon rover mission is probably stillÂ on its long journey to the moon. We are excited to hear about its successful[...]
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LEAVE THE FISH ALONE
The fishing industry in Hong Kong used to be a very lively one. But now,[...]
ART THAT POPS OUT
Art that pops out, yet doesn't ... what an interesting idea! We know it will certainly make your eyes pop though!
In Beijing, China, a Magic Art exhibition wa[...]
A RABBIT ON THE MOON!
On December 2, 2013, China launched its first ever moon rover mission. The Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit rover blasted off from the Xichang Satel[...]
PICTURES THAT WILL WOW YOU!
A huge blown-up Spidy, ships washed ashore, a river covered inÂ rainbow-coloured oil .....
The last week of November was certainly an exciting one. C[...]
AN EVENTFUL WEEK IN JAPAN
From exciting sporting events to a celebration of children ... lots of things happened in Japan last week. Watch today's slideshow to see what made for a[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN!
Earlier this month, we posted a video on the plight of cyclists in India. Now it's time for you to dig deep into your memory to answer our quiz questions.
WONDERFUL ANIMALS IN OUR MIDST
The Whiz Times brings to you some pictures of animals in captivity. Animals in captivity are those that live under human care in farms, at home or i[...]
HOLY SMOKE! CINDERS & ASHES!
Over the last few days, Mount Sinabung in Karo, Indonesia has been erupting and throwing out thick smoke and ashes. More than 1,700 peop[...]
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