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March 28, 2015
MISSILE DEFENSE
N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia
Seoul (AFP) March 26, 2015
North Korea weighed in Thursday on the proposed deployment of a US missile defence system in South Korea, criticising it as a Cold War-era move to "contain" China and Russia. The North Korean response appeared aimed at exploiting tensions between Washington, Beijing, Moscow and Seoul over the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system. The United States insists THAAD is a deterrent necessitated by the North's advancing ballistic missile programme, while China and Russia argue that it wou ... read more
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US Prepares for Space Warfare, Citing Chinese Success
Anti-missile technologies tested by China over the last decade have caused alarm for US officials. In terms of space defense, the United States may be losing out in the futuristic "counterspace" cam ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries
China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defence spending as "ridiculous" on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier. ... more
TAIWAN NEWS

Taiwan protesters scuffle with police over China flight route
Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police on Thursday ahead of China's launch of a controversial flight route, which they say has been allowed to go ahead despite fears over security risks. ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

Japan PM not to attend China's war parade: report
Japan's prime minister is set to rebuff a prickly invitation to a Chinese military parade, a report said Wednesday, as the former World War II enemies jockey over the telling of their shared history. ... more


CYBER WARS

Beijing behind Internet security violation: group
China's cyberspace administration is "complicit" in attacks on major Internet companies including Google, an anti-censorship group said Wednesday, calling on firms worldwide to strengthen their defences. ... more
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DRAGON SPACE

China completes second test on new carrier rocket's power system
The second ground test of the power system of China's next-generation carrier rocket was completed Monday, ahead of its first flight in 2016. Using non-toxic, non-polluting liquid propellant, ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India, China agree to foster peace on disputed border
India and China agreed Tuesday to foster peace along their Himalayan border after wrapping up two days of talks designed to resolve a long-festering boundary dispute. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China hits out at Japan over defence spending worries

Japan launches replacement spy satellite

Saudi strikes Yemen rebels as Iran warns of 'dangerous step'

Taiwan protesters scuffle with police over China flight route

UK data hub will maximize benefits of Europe's EO program

US and UAE Ink Bilateral Space Cooperation

US 'hijacking' victory in Iraq's Tikrit: militia groups

SUPERPOWERS

Sri Lankan leader to renegotiate China deals on visit
Sri Lanka's new president will use a visit to Beijing to renegotiate more than $5.3 billion-worth of Chinese deals signed by his predecessor, a minister said Tuesday, calling it a strategy of "economic self-defence". ... more
THE STANS

Turkey-China wrangle over suspected Uighurs detained in Thailand
A family of suspected Uighur Muslims, among hundreds detained in Thailand since last year, will Friday learn their fate in a court case that has sparked a diplomatic wrangle between Turkey and China. ... more
INTERN DAILY

Superbugs could kill a million Chinese a year: economist
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of $20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs executive said Thursday. ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Oil giant PetroChina's 2014 net profit slumps 17%
Chinese energy firm PetroChina said Thursday its net profit slumped 17 percent in 2014 from a year earlier as international crude oil prices plunged in the second half. ... more
TRADE WARS

Indonesia's Widodo supports China-led investment bank
Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Thursday that his country is firmly behind a new China-backed regional investment bank and sees it playing a stabilising role. ... more
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Japan Plans 250-Mile Chain of Sea Walls to Fend Off Tsunamis

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CAR TECH

Pirelli future, and calanders, safe in Chinese hands
ChemChina's takeover of Pirelli has guaranteed the future of the Italian tyremaker, and its celebrated racy calendars, according to the group's chief executive. ... more
TRADE WARS

China denies seeking veto power in new bank
China has not sought veto power over a new multilateral bank, a top finance ministry official said Wednesday, after a report Beijing enticed major European countries to join by offering to give up control over decisions. ... more
TRADE WARS

EU slaps anti-dumping duties on China, Taiwan steel
The EU announced Wednesday it will impose anti-dumping duties for six months on some steel imports from China and Taiwan as a new trade row erupted between Brussels and Beijing. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Taiwan's Acer swings to profit after three years of losses
Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer said Wednesday it turned a profit in 2014 following three successive years of net losses. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Bank of China net profit up 8% in 2014
Bank of China said Wednesday it saw a year-on-year net profit gain of eight percent in 2014 helped by stable growth in the Chinese economy, despite a slow recovery in global markets. ... more

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OIL AND GAS

Chinese demand for Russian oil holds steady
Demand for Russian crude oil in the Chinese economy is expected to hold steady, despite economic faltering in both countries, a Chinese trader said Wednesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

NE China nuclear plant generator operational
The third generator unit at the Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Station, the first nuclear power plant in northeast China, went into operation on Monday. The generator has an installed capacity of 1.1 ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Soyuz spacecraft docks at ISS for year-long mission

Europe resumes Galileo satnav deployment

Scuttling satellites to save space

Best view yet of dusty cloud passing galactic center black hole

Dark matter not as sticky as once thought

N. Korea says US missile system seeks to contain China, Russia

Automation offers big solution to big data in astronomy

TRADE WARS

China approves three more free-trade zones

TRADE WARS

Cheap eurozone takeaway fuels Chinese appetites

CAR TECH

Pirelli boss attacks 'nationalist' China deal critics

TRADE WARS

'Made in China' tops EU list of unsafe products

CAR TECH

Chinese takeover of Pirelli met with resignation in Italy

SINO DAILY

Three Chinese tourists killed in Thai bus crash

OIL AND GAS

U.S. oil price up from six-year low

OIL AND GAS

Oil mixed on weak Chinese data

OIL AND GAS

'No blacks' Chinese restaurant shut down in Kenya

SUPERPOWERS

Japan's Abe, Indonesia's Widodo to tighten defense ties

Beijing behind Internet security violation: group

Sri Lanka's new leader heads to China after winding back ties

China, Japan, S. Korea to seek leadership summit at 'the earliest'

India, China to hold first talks on border row since Modi victory

Time running out for wild elephants say experts

Chinese anti-censorship group says it's under attack

Top China weather expert warns on climate change

China eyes return of 'stolen' mummy: reports

China imposes new curbs on Norway salmon imports

IMF head welcomes China-backed bank on Beijing visit

Sanctions push Total towards China to finance Russia project: report

China's Sinopec net profit slumps nearly 30% in 2014

Sinopec facing era of slower growth

Hidden benefits of electric vehicles revealed

China state media tells US to stop 'kibitzing'

Tibetan survivors of self-immolations face brutal fate: rights group

Botswana hosts wildlife summits as elephants fight for survival

Switzerland, Luxembourg plan to join China-led development bank

Chinese group in talks to take stake in Pirelli: report

Chinese airline completes cooking oil fuel flight

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