Duterte tells ex-NPA rebels: Go to China, see what’s left of communism

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:23:32 +0000

President Duterte has told ex-communist rebels in Tagum City to go to China and see for themselves what remains of the communist movement.

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China’s self-driving trackless ‘rail bus’ starts first overseas run

Credit to Author: dmorcoso| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:56:02 +0000

Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit

BEIJING — A smart electric vehicle on the Autonomous Rail Rapid Transit (ART) system has begun its first overseas trial run in Qatar, reports thepaper.cn. The latest trial is designed to challenge local extreme-hot conditions in the capital of Doha, where the temperature has spiked to 70C recently. The test will be carried out on […]

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Hong Kong leader thanks police after clashes with ‘rioters’

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 01:00:22 +0000

Hong Kong leader thanks police after clashes with 'rioters'

HONG KONG – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam thanked police on Monday after violent scuffles erupted between law enforcement officers and protesters demanding her resignation.

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POWER Notebook: Ohio Gas Plant Project in Jeopardy if Nuclear Bill Passes

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:39:26 +0000

New York City-based LS Power on July 15 said it would end a project to expand its natural gas-fired Troy power plant in Ohio if state lawmakers pass legislation to subsidize the state’s two nuclear power plants. LS Power in a news release Monday said, “Handouts to nuclear plants jeopardize the economics of the other […]

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China GDP growth slows to 6.2% in second quarter

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 02:45:15 +0000

China’s growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world’s number-two economy, official data showed Monday.

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Chinese hospital successfully transplants kidneys from baby into woman

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 06:41:06 +0000

Doctors in Hubei province have successfully transplanted kidneys from a prematurely born donor baby into a 47-year-old woman suffering from kidney failure.

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Canada says another citizen detained in China amid row

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 02:24:40 +0000

China detained another Canadian citizen amid sour relations between the two countries, Canada’s foreign ministry said on Saturday, though the reason for the jailing remains unclear.

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Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 01:07:15 +0000

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins

HAVANA – The first train using new equipment from China pulled out of Havana Saturday, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915-kilometer (516-mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the country’s aging and decrepit rail system.

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China warns US ‘not to play with fire’ regarding Taiwan

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:40:54 +0000

China warns US 'not to play with fire' regarding Taiwan

China’s foreign minister says the United States should not “play with fire” regarding Taiwan after the US announced its intention to sell $2.2 billion in weapons to the island state.

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