Global headlines (Volume 19, Issue 7)

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Global Editor

Geologists say North Korean nuclear test site has collapsed

In early April, North Korea said that its missile testing site Punggye-ri would be closing. Many believed this action was meant to improve international relations, but a group of geologists at the University of Science and Technology of China have found evidence indicating that Mount Mantap may have collapsed from the latest missile test.

13 children killed in crash with train in India

A bus driver wearing headphones drove into the path of a large passenger train in northern India, causing the deaths of 13 children out of the 17 on board at the time. The children and the railroad guard tried to stop the driver, but he continued onto the railroad.

China uses new method to deter jaywalkers

The Chinese city of Daye has acquired technology to deter jaywalkers, including water-spraying posts and camera monitors with facial recognition. Pedestrians will first be warned by a speaker, then blasted with water upon continuing to walk.

This piece was originally published in the pages of the Winged Post on May 7, 2018.