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July 29, 2016
China's Agreement with United Nations to Help Developing Countries Get Access to Space
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jul 28, 2016
Last month, China has signed an agreement with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to open the country's future space station for science experiments and astronauts from UN member states. According to a spokesperson from the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), this cooperation heralds better accessibility to space for developing countries. "The agreement will provide exciting opportunities to further build the space capacity of developing countries and increase awareness of th ... read more

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Chinese mega-telescope obtains data on 7 million stars
A Chinese telescope has collected data on over 7 million stars, exceeding the sum of all existing spectroscopic data on stars and making it the world's largest database in the field. The Guo S ... more

China to expand int'l astronauts exchange
China will expand international exchange in the training of astronauts in a bid to push it closer to becoming a space power, an official said Wednesday. Li Xinke of the Astronaut Center of Chi ... more

Chinese tracking ship Yuanwang-7 starts maiden voyage
China's new-generation spacecraft tracking ship Yuanwang-7 sailed into the ocean from the Yangtze River on Tuesday, beginning its maiden mission. Yuanwang-7 was accompanied by Yuanwang-6. Yuan ... more
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Will Russia and China Build an SCO-Based Joint Missile Defense System
Russia and China may create a unified missile defense system for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. That's the conclusion of experts speaking at a forum dedicated to the US deployment of the THA ... more


British MP in China propaganda video 'deeply concerned'
A British MP has complained about appearing in a video promoting Beijing's claims in the disputed South China Sea, saying she was "deeply concerned" that her words had been misrepresented. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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VSE reactivating mothballed frigates
Two mothballed U.S. Navy frigates are to receive reactivation work from VSE Corporation for their transfer to Taiwan through the Foreign Military Sales program. ... more

China, Russia to hold joint exercises in S China Sea: Beijing
China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, Beijing's defence ministry said Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant's extensive claims in the area. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Launches Atlas V Rocket With Spy Satellite - United Launch Alliance

Russia About to Drastically Boost Its Orbital Surveillance Capabilities

British MP in China propaganda video 'deeply concerned'

VSE reactivating mothballed frigates

Bell-Boeing gets $544 million Osprey contract modification

Five US troops wounded in Afghanistan: military

Turkey reshuffles military top brass in wake of coup


India inks $1 billion deal with Boeing for spy planes: sources
India has signed a billion-dollar deal with Boeing to buy four maritime surveillance planes, defence and aviation sources said Wednesday, as it looks to counter China in the Indian Ocean. ... more

China delivers third C28A corvette to Algeria
China delivered a third C28A-class corvette to the Algerian navy earlier this month, China Daily reported this week. ... more

Philippines lobbied ASEAN on sea row verdict: govt
The Philippines said Wednesday it had "vigorously" lobbied Southeast Asian nations to take a united stance critical of Beijing's claims to most of the South China Sea, but insisted a diluted statement remained a victory. ... more
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Lockheed Martin: $99 million in new Sniper ATP orders
Lockheed Martin has received $99 million in delivery orders for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods, the company announced Tuesday. ... more

US tells Beijing sea patrols will continue: official
The US will continue naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea, Washington's National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese representatives during a series of meetings in Beijing, a senior American official said Tuesday. ... more
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CO2 can be stored underground for 10 times the length needed to avoid climatic impact

Effects of past tropical deforestation will be felt for years to come

Europe backing 'limitless' energy project in France

Solar plane completes epic round-the-world trip

Newly discovered material property may lead to high temp superconductivity

Biological wizardry ferments carbon monoxide into biofuel

Reducing carbon emissions using waste marble powder


China builds massive seaplane: state media
China has completed production of the world's largest amphibious aircraft, state media has said, the latest effort in the country's program to wean itself off dependence on foreign aviation firms. ... more

World's deepest blue hole found in South China Sea
A diving expedition has revealed the South China Sea's Dragon Hole, or Longdong, to be the deepest blue hole in the world. ... more

Hong Kong activists in court over new election rules
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists challenged controversial new election rules in court Wednesday after candidates for an upcoming vote were asked to sign a form saying the city is an "inalienable" part of China. ... more

Northern Vietnam struck by powerful storm
A powerful storm rolled across northern Vietnam on Thursday killing one person, delaying flights and felling hundreds of trees in the capital Hanoi. ... more

Plasma technology can be tapped to kill biofilms on perishable fruit, foods
Seeing fruit "turn bad and going to waste" inspired a team of researchers in China to explore using atmospheric pressure nonequilibrium plasma - already widely used for medical purposes - as a novel ... more


Grain drain, Laos' sand mining damaging the Mekong
Grain by grain, truckload by truckload, Laos' section of the Mekong river is being dredged of sand to make cement - a commodity being devoured by a Chinese-led building boom in the capital. ... more

Solar panels blaze at water park in Taiwan heatwave
More than 1,200 people were evacuated from a Taiwan water park after solar panels caught fire in the midst of a heatwave that has seen record power consumption as the island struggles to keep cool. ... more
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CryoSat sets new standard for measuring sea levels

How comets are born

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China legalises ridesharing services


Peugeot-Citroen doubles net profit, eyes China growth


India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid


Chinese demolitions at Buddhist institute draw fire


Hong Kong journalists jailed on mainland: lawyer


Chinese anger as journalists forced to leave India


Beijing victory as SE Asian nations duck China rebuke


Vietnam warns South China Sea is a 'test' of ASEAN


SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepens

China shuts down online news operations: report

Kerry: US avoiding 'confrontation' in sea row

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

China victory as SE Asian nations go easy on sea row

China says sensitive issues could damage ties with US military

Top Chinese military leader gets life sentence for corruption

China to chart Communist Party future amid crackdowns

Anger erupts over government handling of China flood

Nearly 300 dead or missing from China flooding: media

China telecom giant Huawei first half revenue up 40%

China's workforce may decline 23% by 2050: official

Divide and rule by Beijing throws ASEAN into disarray

China says S. Korea damaged 'mutual trust'

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Chinese relatives demand truth about tourist bus inferno

Beijing slaps EU, Japan, S. Korea with steel duties

Brexit is risk to global growth, says G20

'Rebel' Chinese village chief charged over bribes

Yahoo appears near deal to sell core assets

Publishers take on China at Hong Kong book fair

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