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  • Shenzhen aims to be global technology innovation hub

    Chinadaily / An artist shows how to make a painting using virtual reality technology at the Global Innovator Conference in Shenzhen in September 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] Editor’s Note: This year marks the 40th anniversary of China’s reform and opening-up. As a major part of economic reform and opening-up to the world, China established five Special Economic…

  • Russia to explore Crimean shelf for large gas deposits

    RT / A comprehensive study will be conducted off the Crimean coast where large gas fields could be located, the head of the Russian Academy of Sciences Aleksandr Sergeyev has said. “We want to raise the issue of developing the Crimean shelf. The studies that were conducted earlier and those that are currently underway show…

  • Food, people, stories: The magic of BrunchWith

    Chinadaily / [Photo provided to China Daily] For many, the magical meal between breakfast and lunch serves as a relaxing session to ease into or out of a rush-free weekend. BrunchWith is a website where conversations are initiated over – what else? – brunch. On the site, you’ll find a collection of intriguing interviews set…

  • Golden monkeys seen in Shennongjia National Park in Hubei

    Chinadaily / Photo taken on May 20, 2018 shows a little golden monkey in the Shennongjia National Park in Central China’s Hubei province. About 1,300 golden monkeys live in the park, which are under top-level state protection. [Photo/Xinhua] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next    >>| 1/8 Next Photo Yoga helps villagers…

  • Florida elections officials talk about lines, security

    MiamiHerald / The people who count votes in Florida realize the eyes of the nation will be on them again as millions of people make their choices in the 2018 election. Supervisors of elections from the state’s 67 counties will meet this week at a Fort Lauderdale oceanfront resort hotel for three days of brainstorming….

  • Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

    Chinadaily / Rescuers work at the site where an airplane of Cuban airline “Cubana de Aviacion” crashed, in Havana, Cuba, on May 18, 2018. At least three people have been found alive, but in critical condition, after a Boeing 737 passenger plane crashed near Havana on Friday, according to state newspaper Granma. [Photo/Xinhua] The Mexican…

  • German ‘asylum fraud’ scandal probe widens to include 10 more migration offices

    RT / German migration authorities have widened their probe into asylum application fraud and are now investigating 10 additional field offices on suspicion of granting refugees permissions to stay in the country without proper grounds. On Friday, the German Federal Office for Migration and Asylum (BAMF) announced that it would review some 18,000 refugee cases…

  • Shining star of the tech that transforms

    Chinadaily / A “time tunnel” effect is displayed at Guizhou province’s big data demonstration center in Guiyang. [Photo/Xinhua] Guizhou province-oh, what a transformation it has witnessed! Technology can truly transform an economy in a short time indeed. There was a time when the southwestern province evoked mental images of a remote, less-developed area-home to verdant…

  • Harry and Meghan go straight to work after star-studded wedding

    Chinadaily / Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan ride a horse-drawn carriage after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, Britain, May 19, 2018.[Photo/Agenices] LONDON, – Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan began married life on Sunday after their spectacular, rulebreaking wedding, but will be delaying a honeymoon…

  • Feng figuring on plenty more fun

    Chinadaily / Feng Shanshan poses during the launch of the SAIC-GM Buick LPGA tournament in Shanghai on Thursday. [Photo by Gao Erqiang/China Daily] Quirky superstar’s ambition shows no bounds after rediscovering her mojo and putting retirement on hold Feng Shanshan has a reputation for being a quirky personality who never fails to stand out from…

  • Full stream ahead: Bulgaria wants direct natural gas pipeline from Russia

    RT / Amid talk of European energy security and diversification of gas supplies, Bulgaria has proposed building another pipeline to get gas directly from Russia, according to President Rumen Radev. The Balkan nation currently gets Russian natural gas by transit through Ukraine and other Gazprom customers in Europe. Last year, sales of the blue fuel…

  • US ‘has bigger stick’ to hold EU hostage over Iran sanctions – ex-EU Commissioner to RT

    RT / As Brussels aims to circumnavigate US sanctions against EU companies doing business with Iran, former European Commission Vice President Guenter Verheugen told RT that America still “has the bigger stick.” Verheugen told RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze on the SophieCo show that European companies are essentially backed into a corner when they consider the economic…

  • Here are the hottest Miami-Dade real estate markets

    MiamiHerald / While developers focus on Brickell and Wynwood and tourists frolic in Miami Beach and the Design District , a growing number of locals are flocking to stalwart suburban neighborhoods to snatch up the remnants of a dwindling supply of reasonably priced homes.

  • Can you ever change a violent psychopath’s mind?

    bbc.com / For the purposes of this article, imagine this scenario. It’s a Saturday night in a busy city-centre pub. Feeling bored, Tony picks up the empty beer bottle on the table in front of him and weighs it in each hand. Suddenly, he smashes the bottle down on the table, gets up from his…

  • 25 favorite Chinese brands

    Chinadaily / The People’s Daily app ranked a list of Chinese people’s favorite homegrown brands based on online votes from half a million people. According to the list, 25 domestic brands are honored with five titles: best taste, most potential, best looking, most popular and most time-honored. Let’s look at the 25 brands that made…

  • Art show aims to foster peace

    Chinadaily / A visitor enjoys exhibits at the exhibition  Art and Peace in Greece. [Photo/Artron.net] The world may currently be in a constant state of flux and developing at a rapid pace, but it means nothing without peace. That is the message that representatives of the China Artists Association were looking to convey at the…

  • Time to curb housing speculation

    Chinadaily / A salesperson presents a housing project at a real property exhibition in Beijing. [Photo provided to China Daily] On Thrusday, the National Bureau of Statistics released data on the April housing prices in 70 metropolises and medium-sized cities. From this information, it can be concluded that the realty prices in the 70 cities…

  • Housing lotteries not best way to check prices

    Chinadaily / Starting from Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, in March, seven first-and second-tier cities including Shanghai, Nanjing and Wuhan have implemented a lottery system for housing sales. Housing sales through lotteries used to be a common practice in the days when demand exceeded supply. But thanks to China’s rapid economic development and ever-increasing supply…

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  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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