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May 24, 2015
DRAGON SPACE
China Plans First Ever Landing On The Lunar Far Side
Moscow (Sputnik) May 22, 2015
What lies on the "dark side" of the moon? The ruined civilization of our lunar forbearers? A pile of overplayed Pink Floyd records? The most exclusive Airbnb in the galaxy? China's on the case, launching the first expedition of its kind, a journey to the moon's far side. The closest extraterrestrial body, the moon has done much to shape our history and mythologies. It's been associated with Artemis and Greek conceptions of rebirth. It's also connected with Chang'e, the Chinese goddess of the ... read more
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SUPERPOWERS

Xi tells Kerry: Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US
China's relationship with the US is "stable" despite tensions in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping told top American diplomat John Kerry Sunday, adding that the Pacific Ocean is "vast enough" for both powers, state media said. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India's Modi tells China to 'reconsider' approach
Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that Beijing needs to "reconsider its approach" to relations between the Asian giants, as the Hindu nationalist leader departed from the usual diplomatic pleasantries. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Beijing rebukes US over South China Sea islands row
China's foreign minister told top US diplomat John Kerry on Saturday that Beijing was "unshakeable" in its defence of sovereignty, as tensions between the powers mount over Chinese island-building in strategic but disputed waters. ... more
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SPACEWAR

Pentagon: China Launched Mysterious Objects Into Space
A recent report released by the Department of Defense warns of China's rapidly growing space program, insisting that many of Beijing's space activities are aimed at countering the space capabilities ... more


SUPERPOWERS

US planes keep distance from Chinese 'islands' -- for now
US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China's territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned Thursday that could be "the next step". ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

China's Xi says Japan friendship 'worth cherishing'
China's President Xi Jinping struck a friendly tone on relations with Japan Saturday, but touched on disputes over history which still add to tensions between the East Asian giants. ... more
CYBER WARS

Chinese Military: Internet the New Battlefield for War With 'Hostile West'
The Chinese government has a long history of fighting the encroaching influence of the West. According to the Chinese military, the Internet will be the latest frontline in that battle, and Beijing ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Europeans eye joint development of UAV

ISRO to launch first indigenous multi-object tracking radar in next 3 months

Failure is not an option for Russian space industry

A Tough Three Weeks in Space for Russia

New Russian Super Aircraft Carrier 'Storm' to Reform Russian Navy

X-37B Mysteries Continue

Britain's commercial space project delayed due to Russian rocket failure

TAIWAN NEWS

AIIB issue raised in Taiwan-China talks
China's top Taiwan affairs official Zhang Zhijun met his Taiwanese counterpart Saturday, with Beijing's rejection of Taipei as a founding member of a China-led regional infrastructure bank a key issue on the agenda. ... more
MILPLEX

Africa balks at UN small arms measure
African countries along with China, Russia and Venezuela refused on Friday to back a UN resolution on curbing the spread of small arms, but it was still adopted after much wrangling. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China 'severely concerned' over US spying accusations
China said Wednesday it was "severely concerned" over the arrest of one of its citizens in the US, one of six Chinese nationals charged with economic espionage. ... more
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CYBER WARS

US charges China academics in trade theft scheme
US prosecutors have charged six Chinese nationals, including three university professors, with a years-long scheme to steal mobile phone technology trade secrets for Beijing's benefit. ... more
WOOD PILE

Study reveals how eastern US forests came to be
Plant hunters traveling between North America and Asia in the 1800s noticed a bizarre pattern: collections they brought back from China and Japan were strikingly similar in their leaves, flowers and ... more
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As carbon emissions climb, capacity to remove CO2 rises

New research reveals first warm-blooded fish

Soft-tissue engineering for hard-working cartilage

Antibody's unusual abilities might inspire vaccine strategies

Brain scans show birds of a feather do flock together

Forecasting future infectious disease outbreaks

Seals threaten Scottish cod stock recovery

SINO DAILY

Communist China's unlikely Catholic outpost: Tibetans
Opening the church door in Baihanluo reveals a large portrait of Pope Francis - something of a paradox in an ethnically Tibetan area of Communist China. ... more
TECTONICS

Earthquakes reveal deep secrets beneath East Asia
A new work based on 3-D supercomputer simulations of earthquake data has found hidden rock structures deep under East Asia. Researchers from China, Canada, and the U.S. worked together to publish th ... more
FAST TRACK

Pacific-Atlantic railroad will respect environment: Chinese premier
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that the Beijing-funded project to build a vast railroad between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, across Peru, would respect the region's environment including the Amazon basin. ... more
TRADE WARS

China-backed infrastructure bank operational by end-2015
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be operational by the end of this year, prospective founding members said Friday after a three-day meeting in Singapore to discuss policies. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Taiwan lowers growth forecast in face of rival China
Taiwan lowered its growth forecast Friday blaming increased competition from China in the tech industry, as the island's stagnant economy stokes public frustration. ... more
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POLITICAL ECONOMY

Few signs of life in 'China's Manhattan'
As the wind whistles through half-finished skyscrapers and over empty boulevards, a development billed as China's answer to Manhattan at times bears out the "ghost town" label some have given it. ... more
TRADE WARS

Japan PM unveils $110 bn plan for Asian infrastructure
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Thursday a $110 billion investment plan for infrastructure projects in Asia in an apparent counter to China's move to launch a new development bank. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
HELLADS laser weapon to undergo field testing

Japan to redesign cargo spacecraft for cost-saving, multifunction

Ceres Bright Spots Seen Closer Than Ever

India to test its home-made multi-object tracking radar next month

Martian Reminder of a Pioneering Flight

Russian Space Program Costs Soar 30% Over Sanctions

After Mars, Indian Space Agency Aims at Venus

TRADE WARS

HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3 billion

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Two more Hong Kong stocks collapse after Hanergy crash

TRADE WARS

Chinese investment not Brazil panacea: analysts

TAIWAN NEWS

Taiwan's Ma promises push for China trade bill

TECH SPACE

China says rare earths export quota scrapped after WTO ruling

OIL AND GAS

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

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Fresh theories about dark matter

SUPERPOWERS

Ideological mountain to climb for China-India business

NUKEWARS

Nuclear modernization programs threaten to prolong the nuclear era

WATER WORLD

China illegally fishing in Africa, Greenpeace study finds

US charges China academics in trade theft scheme

China Voice: An end to irresponsible China military report

Japan to earmark $100 bn for Asian infrastructure: report

China, Brazil, unveil multibillion trade, investment deals

Cashing out: millions 'disappear from China bank accounts'

China-backed infrastructure bank members to meet in Singapore

S.Africa aims to select nuclear power partner this year

India's Modi in Mongolia seeking stronger ties in China's backyard

Taiwan imposes new restrictions on Japan food imports

China police on trial for woman's beating death: report

Africa: 'the next China' for contemporary art

China releases video of scuffle before police killing

Hong Kong street stalls hang on under the skyscrapers

China rights lawyer charged after a year in detention

China PM on Brazil visit, promising big investment

China to spend $40 bn on railways to support economy: report

India's Modi brings home $22 billion in China deals

Myanmar extends martial law in war-torn northern region

US anxious over China's 'great wall of sand'

China to invest $50 billion in Brazil

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