A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC.

Filipino sailor Arnel Balbero said they were also only given small amounts of water and felt like “the walking dead” by the end of their ordeal.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Somali pirates' hostages 'ate rats' to survive

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The 300-foot Equanimity, linked to controversial Malaysian businessman Jho Low and the scene for several celebrity parties, is reportedly docked in Hong Kong and looking for a buyer.

In November, despite international investigators closing in on him, Malaysian businessman Jho Low — now at the center of a $1 billion forfeiture complaint by the Department of Justice — reportedly threw himself a glitteringly audacious birthday party aboard his 300-foot superyacht Equanimity.

Read the Full Article: Source – Hollywood Reporter
Time For Truth: (Hollywood Reporter) – Is the Man at the Center of the 'Wolf of Wall Street' Corruption Scandal Selling His Superyacht?

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Taiwan’s president-elect Tsai Ing-wen must respect the island’s own constitution that states Taiwan and the mainland are both part of one China, China’s foreign minister has said during a visit to Washington.

China considers Taiwan a wayward province, to be brought under its control by force if necessary. Defeated Nationalist forces fled to Taiwan in 1949 after the Chinese civil war.

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