General news and offbeat snippets from various sources…
 Chinese New Year 2011 photos collection.
 China overtakes Japan as world’s second-biggest economy.
 Snow ‘monsters’ in Japan.
 Artsy ways of peeling a tangerine.
 Heaviest snowfall in century struck South Korea’s east coast.
 Captured Somali pirates rave about Korean prison food.
 Violence marks fourth day of Yemen protests against president.
 Brazil football legend Ronaldo retires.
 Best News Pictures of 2010: World Press Winners.