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July 28, 2015
SPACE TRAVEL
Private Space Stations, East-West Tensions Won't Spark Space Race
Silicon Valley CA (SPX) Jul 28, 2015
Private space stations will be constructed within the next 10 years, and escalating tensions between China, Russia and the United States will not result in a new space race, according to a new survey of the space industry conducted by the Space Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to opening the space frontier to permanent human settlement through free enterprise. Over two-thirds of survey respondents said they expect construction on private space stations to either be well under way or comp ... read more
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LAUNCH PAD

China tests new carrier rocket
Chinese scientists on Friday successfully tested the power system of a Long March-5 carrier rocket scheduled for flight in 2016. Development of the rocket, the fifth-generation launch vehicle ... more
SPACE SCOPES

Assembly of World's Biggest Radio Telescope Gets Underway
China has begun assembling a radio telescope which will have a dish the size of 30 football pitches when complete, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported, saying that the 10,000-ton telescope will ... more
SPACE SCOPES

China starts assembling world's biggest radio telescope
China has started assembling the world's largest radio telescope, which will have a dish the size of 30 football pitches when completed, state media reported as Beijing steps up its ambitions in outer space. ... more
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MILTECH

Chinese military technologies increasingly employed in civil sector
Around 1,000 civil products adopted with military technologies are displayed at an exhibition showcasing China's achievements in the integration of military-civilian development. At the exhibition o ... more


FLOATING STEEL

Southeast Asia's naval rivalry -- India and China
Much has been written recently about both the U.S. military/naval "pivot to Asia" and China's extensive South China Sea maritime assertions, stirring up territorial claims and counter-claims. But if the possibility of a potential U.S.-China maritime confrontation dominates media coverage, another scenario equally unsettling is rising to the surface - increasingly assertive naval power projections by both China and India. As their dynamic economies vie for regional influence, displays of military and naval power attest to that economic clout. ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

China shows off victory over Japan logo
China on Monday unveiled its official logo for the forthcoming commemorations of victory over Japan 70 years ago, invoking both peace in the form of doves and robust nationalism with Communist colours and imagery of the Great Wall. ... more
THE STANS

Afghan-Taliban peace talks likely in China next week
Afghan officials said Friday they will meet Taliban insurgents next week for a second round of talks aimed at ending 13 years of war, pledging to press for a ceasefire in negotiations likely to be held in China. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Skynet 5A satellite starts move eastwards

Russia to build 5th-Gen nuke subs by 2020

Airbus Defence and Space UK delivers Sentinel-5 Precursor for testing

Chinese military technologies increasingly employed in civil sector

Southeast Asia's naval rivalry -- India and China

Aerojet Rocketdyne Wideband Global SATCOM Launch

United Launch Alliance Launches WGS-7

TAIWAN NEWS

Taiwan police release protesters held over ministry break-in
Police released 30 protesters, most of them students, Friday who were held after they broke into the education ministry in the capital Taipei to oppose "China-centric" changes to the school curriculum. ... more
NUKEWARS

Pyongyang style: North Korea girl bands rock China's border
Like many Chinese hotels, the Kunlun International hotel has rock bottom prices. It also boasts rooms with round beds and dance poles, and an all-female North Korean rock band who belt out "Anthem of the Worker's Party" and other socialist classics every night. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Synthetic coral could remove toxic heavy metals from the ocean
A new material that mimics coral could help remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from the ocean, according to a new study published in the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. The researchers ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

China escalator swallows toddler's mother: report
A woman was killed after she plunged through flooring over an escalator in a Chinese department store, reports said Monday, thrusting her toddler to safety as she fell to her death. ... more
SINO DAILY

China artist Ai Weiwei says has German visa
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has been given a visa to travel to Germany, he told AFP on Monday, just days after police handed him back his passport following a four year confiscation. ... more
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SINO DAILY

China sentences 14 'Almighty God' members to jail: Xinhua
A total of 14 members of a Chinese religious cult have been jailed for up to three years, state media said Sunday, the latest sentences after two members were executed this year for killing a woman. ... more
SINO DAILY

Hard lives of China's 'left behind' children
Deep in the Chinese countryside, the lives of Liang Yuxiu and her brother Zhaolu epitomise the cost of decades of breakneck economic growth. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Predicting Floods
In the pantheon of natural disasters, floods are among the worst. By any metric-from financial ruin to human toll-floods rank alongside earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis. In fact, the most deadl ... more
THE PITS

Six China miners saved after 7 days underground: Xinhua
Six men were rescued from a flooded Chinese coal mine Monday having survived a week underground after at least four of their co-workers were killed, state media said. ... more
AEROSPACE

Delta to buy stake in China Eastern Airlines for $450 mn
Delta Air Lines will buy a stake in China Eastern Airlines as the two carriers strengthen their partnership serving the United States and China, the companies announced Monday. ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Oil prices drop on Chinese woes
World oil prices slid on Monday to around four-month lows, hurt by poorly received economic data from China, the world's top energy consuming nation, traders said. ... more
FARM NEWS

3D-printed 'smart cap' uses electronics to sense spoiled food
It might not be long before consumers can just hit "print" to create an electronic circuit or wireless sensor in the comfort of their homes. Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, in c ... more
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Signboards in Space

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Private Space Stations, East-West Tensions Won't Spark Space Race

Launch, docking returns ISS crew to full strength

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Political Tensions Have No Impact on Space Cooperation- Roscosmos

NASA researchers find "frozen" recipe for extraterrestrial vitamin

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China to Build Two Nuclear Power Plants in Southern Iran

FROTH AND BUBBLE

China air pollution levels fall: Greenpeace

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing hits 15-month low: survey

CAR TECH

GM earnings surge on solid sales in US, China

ENERGY NEWS

Zimbabwe company inks $1.1bn thermal power deal with China

TRADE WARS

Wal-Mart buys remaining shares of Chinese firm Yihaodian

INTERNET SPACE

Samsung keeps top spot as smartphone market grows

TRADE WARS

Maldives to allow foreigners to own land

INTERNET SPACE

Nearly half of China's population now online: survey

OIL AND GAS

More Job Losses Coming To US Shale

Japan's Mitsubishi to apologise to Chinese wartime labourers: media

Estonia donates weapons to Iraq

China ire as Myanmar jails scores for illegal logging

Three "civil disobedience" activists in China subversion trial

Chinese police vanquish Spartan invasion of Beijing

Collector's fury as Chinese antiques returned from Paris

Students protest in Taiwan over 'China-centric' education

Remy Martin to export 'smart' cognac to China to stop fakes

Myanmar jails Chinese nationals for illegal logging: report

China artist Ai Weiwei says passport returned after four years

China has drilling rigs close to disputed waters: Japan

Iran working to renew gas pipeline interest

US team beats Iranians in Robocup football final

Japan defence paper slams China's 'coercive' maritime demands

Philippines hikes defence budget 25% amid China tensions

Manila to base jets, frigates near China-claimed waters

Beijing chides US over South China Sea flight

Philippines cheers growing outcry over South China Sea

Philippines to re-open former US base amid China sea row

China bets on North Korea in gamble to save rustbelt

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