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China Outpaces America in Sub Numbers – US Admiral
Feb 26, 2015 Ξ No Comments

China Outpaces America in Sub Numbers – US Admiral

posted by Eddie

The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing” and Beijing is exploring  Full Article »

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​Russia Ratifies $100 Billion ‘BRICS’ New Development Bank
Feb 21, 2015 Ξ No Comments

​Russia Ratifies $100 Billion ‘BRICS’ New Development Bank

posted by Eddie

Is the end of the dollar closer then we think? The Russian State Duma has ratified the $100 billion BRICS bank that’ll serve as a pool of money for infrastructure  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

Moscow To Beijing in 2 Days: China To Build $242Billion High-Speed Railway
Jan 22, 2015 Ξ No Comments

Moscow To Beijing in 2 Days: China To Build $242Billion High-Speed Railway

posted by Eddie

China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’,  Full Article »

HISTORY

17 Facts About China That Raise an Eyebrow or Two
Jan 19, 2015 Ξ No Comments

17 Facts About China That Raise an Eyebrow or Two

posted by Eddie

For all the crazy stories you’ve heard about China, the world’s biggest country is going to keep raising an eyebrow or two. The speed and size of economic development going  Full Article »

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China Pledges to Help Russia Overcome Economic Hardships
Dec 22, 2014 Ξ No Comments

China Pledges to Help Russia Overcome Economic Hardships

posted by Eddie

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (L) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. China’s foreign minister has pledged support to Russia as it faces an economic downturn due to sanctions and a  Full Article »

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China’s Hypersonic Strike Vehicle ‘in 3d Test Flight’
Dec 5, 2014 Ξ No Comments

China’s Hypersonic Strike Vehicle ‘in 3d Test Flight’

posted by Eddie

China has reportedly conducted a third flight test for its new ultra-high speed strike vehicle – capable of travelling at up to eight times the speed of sound, in what  Full Article »

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China Unveils Anti-Drone Laser Weapon Able to Shoot Down ‘Small Aircraft’ Within 5 Seconds
Nov 4, 2014 Ξ No Comments

China Unveils Anti-Drone Laser Weapon Able to Shoot Down ‘Small Aircraft’ Within 5 Seconds

posted by Eddie

China has developed and successfully tested a highly accurate laser defense system against light drones. The homemade machine boasts a two-kilometer range and can down “various small aircraft” within five  Full Article »

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‘Invisible’ Air Umbrella Project Raises Over $30k on Kickstarter
Oct 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

‘Invisible’ Air Umbrella Project Raises Over $30k on Kickstarter

posted by Eddie

Regular umbrellas seem to work just fine, but a Kickstarter project has taken a stab at an innovative adaptation which replaces the traditional fabric with an air “force field.” The  Full Article »

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Futuristic Chinese ‘Supersonic’ Sub Could Reach US Shores in Under Two Hours
Aug 27, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Futuristic Chinese ‘Supersonic’ Sub Could Reach US Shores in Under Two Hours

posted by Eddie

Traveling from Shanghai to San Francisco in under two hours may sound like a fantasy, but China believes it’s figured out how to design an underwater vehicle that can make  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

GMO Production in China Halted
Aug 22, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

GMO Production in China Halted

posted by Eddie

In a surprise U-turn, China’s Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops  Full Article »

BUSINESS / ECONOMY

Russia, China Agree on More Trade Currency Swaps To Bypass Dollar
Aug 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Russia, China Agree on More Trade Currency Swaps To Bypass Dollar

posted by Eddie

The Russian and Chinese central banks have agreed on a draft currency swap agreement, which will allow them to increase trade in domestic currencies and cut the dependence on the  Full Article »

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Chinese Hackers Obtained Info on Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System
Jul 30, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Chinese Hackers Obtained Info on Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

posted by Eddie

In a raid seeking information related to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, Chinese hackers infiltrated the databases of three Jewish defense contractors. In addition to taking information on the  Full Article »

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New Development Bank Ushers in a New Era of Money
Jul 23, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

New Development Bank Ushers in a New Era of Money

posted by Eddie

Delegates of the countries members of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) sign the creation of their new development bank during the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza,  Full Article »

HEALTH / WELLNESS

China Halts GMO Grain Imports From The U.S
Jul 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

China Halts GMO Grain Imports From The U.S

posted by Eddie

The Chinese government has suspended issuance of permits to import American-produced animal feed ingredients made from corn, according to three trading executives who talked of the development with Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The  Full Article »

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China Wants to Build High Speed Railway To US Through Siberia and Bering Strait
May 10, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

China Wants to Build High Speed Railway To US Through Siberia and Bering Strait

posted by Eddie

The idea of traveling between the United States and China without flying might seem ridiculous to virtually everyone, but if Beijing gets its way that’s exactly what will be possible  Full Article »

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Giant Chinese 3D Printer Builds 10 Houses in Just 1 Day
Apr 28, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Giant Chinese 3D Printer Builds 10 Houses in Just 1 Day

posted by Eddie

A private company located in eastern China has printed ten full-size houses using a huge 3D printer in the space of a day. The process utilizes quick-drying cement, but the  Full Article »

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Man Walks Nearly 3000 Miles Through China
Mar 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off

Man Walks Nearly 3000 Miles Through China

posted by Eddie

Christoph Rehage started walking on November 9, 2007 and stopped in October 2008. He traveled over 4500 kilometers (2796 miles). All of the distance from Beijing to Ürümqi was completely on foot.  Full Article »

CONSPIRACY / UNEXPLAINED

US, UK Officials Worry Snowden Still has ‘Doomsday’ Collection of Classified Material
Nov 26, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

US, UK Officials Worry Snowden Still has ‘Doomsday’ Collection of Classified Material

posted by Eddie

US and British intelligence officials say they are concerned about a “doomsday” collection of highly classified, heavily encrypted materials they believe former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden may have  Full Article »

FOOD / NUTRITION

Restaurants in China Spike Meals With Opiates to Keep Diners Coming Back
Oct 24, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Restaurants in China Spike Meals With Opiates to Keep Diners Coming Back

posted by Eddie

Two south Chinese restaurants were found to be serving their food with poppy seed powder–which contains addictive substances like codeine and morphine–to ensure diners would come back for more. Officials  Full Article »

CONSPIRACY / UNEXPLAINED

Internet Freedom on Decline Worldwide as Governments Tighten Grip
Oct 4, 2013 Ξ Comments Off

Internet Freedom on Decline Worldwide as Governments Tighten Grip

posted by Eddie

Improved surveillance, take-down of opposition websites for “illegal content” and paid pro-government commentators are among the increasingly sophisticated tools used by authorities to restrict internet freedom, a new report claims.  Full Article »

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