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May 29, 2015
MISSILE NEWS
Seoul Divided on Proposed THAAD Introduction
Moscow (Sputnik) May 25, 2015
Washington's desire to deploy its advanced missile defense system in South Korea remains a serious cause of concern in Seoul and also in China and Russia, media reported on Thursday. The Pentagon has expressed its willingness to deploy a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery on the Korean Peninsula, home to about 28,500 American troops, to better cope with the perceived threat of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile capabilities, Yonhap news agency reported. So far, the Seoul govern ... read more
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MOON DAILY

China, Russia plan joint landing on the Moon
Moscow and Beijing are planning to enhance their cooperation in space research and conduct joint manned space missions, particularly, to the moon. The US does not trust these plans, fearing that Chi ... more
SUPERPOWERS

US threatening 'chaos' in Asia-Pacific: China
China accused the United States on Thursday of threatening to sow "chaos" in the Asia-Pacific region by inciting countries whose territorial claims in the South China Sea clash with those of Beijing. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

US affirms 'ironclad' promise to defend Philippines
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told his Philippine counterpart on Wednesday that Washington's pledge to defend the Pacific nation remains "ironclad" and called for an end to land reclamation in the South China Sea, officials said. ... more
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DRAGON SPACE

China Plans First Ever Landing On The Lunar Far Side
What lies on the "dark side" of the moon? The ruined civilization of our lunar forbearers? A pile of overplayed Pink Floyd records? ... more


DEMOCRACY

Malaysia bars Hong Kong student leader Wong for 'anti-China' views
Hong Kong pro-democracy student leader Joshua Wong was barred Tuesday from entering Malaysia because of fears he would threaten ties with China, the country's police chief said. ... more
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THE STANS

China busts 181 'terror' gangs in year-long crackdown
A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Taiwan launches peace plan for South China Sea
Taiwan launched a peace plan Tuesday in what it said was a bid to ease growing tensions in the South China Sea, as Beijing steps up development of a disputed island chain. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US threatening 'chaos' in Asia-Pacific: China

Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a 'state secret'

US affirms 'ironclad' promise to defend Philippines

Baltics mull joint air defence system against Russia

Indian wants cooperation with Russia to build nuclear subs

Shedding Light on Untapped Information in Photons

Pentagon considers underwater recharging stations for sub drones

SUPERPOWERS

Philippine, Vietnam troops play sports on disputed island
Filipino and Vietnamese troops played football and tug-of-war on a disputed South China Sea island on Wednesday, officials said, closing ranks as their rival China ramps up construction of artificial islands. ... more
SINO DAILY

Bride and prejudice: rare ethnic marriages reflect China tensions
It was not until late on her wedding day that Aygul told her parents she was even in a relationship. And they were furious. ... more
SINO DAILY

It's a China office block, Jim, but not as we know it!
A Chinese millionaire and self-confessed Star Trek fan has boldly gone where no man has gone before with the design of his company headquarters, erected in the shape of the USS Enterprise. ... more
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SINO DAILY

China takes officials to prison as warning: report
Chinese officials have been sent on prison tours visiting inmates including former colleagues as a warning against corruption, state-run media said Monday, provoking mockery online. ... more
SINO DAILY

Chinese political enemy given funeral 50 years later
A funeral has finally been held for one of the Chinese Communist Party's early high-profile political targets nearly 50 years after he disappeared, but state-run media said Friday it was not a moment to reevaluate the past. ... more
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Study shows influence on climate of fresh water during last ice age

How supercooled water is prevented from turning into ice

The Arctic: Interglacial period with a break

Planktonic world: The new frontier

Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica detected

New model predicts fish population response to dams

Savannahs slow climate change

TECH SPACE

New computational technique advances color 3D printing process
Working with researchers at Zhejiang University in China, Changxi Zheng, assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, has developed a technique that enables hydrographic printing ... more
TRADE WARS

Rising worker activism in 'world's workshop' challenges China
As workers gathered around a table in a cheap restaurant to discuss strike action against their shoe factory bosses, Chinese police barged in and dragged away their leaders. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China to project its military further and stronger
China said Tuesday it would project its military power further beyond its sea borders and more assertively in the air, defending the construction of artificial islands which sparked concern in Washington. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

China bottle maker declares default on $100 mn bonds
A Chinese bottle supplier for Coca-Cola and PepsiCo said Tuesday it was unable fully to repay nearly $100 million worth of bonds, the latest default as growth slows in the world's second-largest economy. ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China ranked 4th among world space powers
China's space capabilities are ranked the fourth in the world, and the gap between the leading powers is narrowing, according to a report issued recently by a Chinese research organization. Ch ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

Philippines to fly over disputed South China Sea: Aquino
Philippine military and commercial aircraft will keep flying over disputed areas in the South China Sea despite Chinese warnings over the airspace, President Benigno Aquino said on Monday. ... more
FIRE STORM

Fire at China nursing home kills 38
A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames. ... more
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WOOD PILE

Greenpeace calls for probe into DR Congo wood trade

FARM NEWS

Chinese dominance worries Nigeria's textile traders

TRADE WARS

China, Latin America have profitable but unequal ties

TRADE WARS

Iron ore firm Fortescue soars on China investment talk

CIVIL NUCLEAR

China's nuclear power capacity set to reach 30 mln kilowatts

CYBER WARS

Chinese Military: Internet the New Battlefield for War With 'Hostile West'

SUPERPOWERS

Japan to join major US-Australia military drill

THE STANS

China busts 181 'terror' gangs in year-long crackdown

NUKEWARS

Iran denies agreement on military site inspections

OIL AND GAS

Iran's Rouhani wants to 'free' economy from sanctions

Toughest leg of Solar Impulse's global journey delayed

AIIB issue raised in Taiwan-China talks

Africa balks at UN small arms measure

Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US

India's Modi tells China to 'reconsider' approach

US planes keep distance from Chinese 'islands' -- for now

China's Xi says Japan friendship 'worth cherishing'

Study reveals how eastern US forests came to be

Few signs of life in 'China's Manhattan'

Japan PM unveils $110 bn plan for Asian infrastructure

Pacific-Atlantic railroad will respect environment: Chinese premier

China-backed infrastructure bank operational by end-2015

Taiwan lowers growth forecast in face of rival China

Earthquakes reveal deep secrets beneath East Asia

US charges China academics in trade theft scheme

China 'severely concerned' over US spying accusations

Communist China's unlikely Catholic outpost: Tibetans

Chinese data, U.S. crude stocks, lift oil prices

HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion

Fresh theories about dark matter

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