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September 04, 2015
How wind sculpted Earth's largest dust deposit
Tucson AZ (SPX) Sep 02, 2015
China's Loess Plateau was formed by wind alternately depositing dust or removing dust over the last 2.6 million years, according to a new report from University of Arizona geoscientists. The study is the first to explain how the steep-fronted plateau formed. Wind blew dust from what is now the Mu Us Desert into the huge pile of consolidated dust known as the Loess Plateau, said lead author Paul Kapp, a UA professor of geosciences. Just as a leaf blower clears an area by piling leaves up along the ... read more
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China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacular
Chinese President Xi Jinping lauded his country as a major power and a force for world peace Thursday as he presided over a spectacular military parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. ... more

China's anti-ship missile and troop cuts highlight shifting power
China's unveiling of "carrier-killer" missiles and cuts in troop numbers on Thursday underlined its shift towards naval strength amid growing Pacific rivalry with the US, analysts said. ... more

Five Chinese naval ships spotted in Bering Sea: Pentagon
The Pentagon on Wednesday confirmed the presence of five Chinese naval vessels in the Bering Sea between Russia and Alaska, which US President Barack Obama is currently visiting. ... more
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Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end
The Philippines and Vietnam will sign a "strategic partnership" agreement by the end of the year, officials have said, as common neighbour and rival China flexes its military muscle in disputed waters. ... more


China Deploys New Security System to Ensure Safety at Military Parade
Authorities in the Chinese capital of Beijing will deploy the latest technology, including facial recognition systems, to ensure safety at its military parade on Thursday. An estimated 12,000 Chines ... more
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Europe shares credit for Obama's Iran vote victory
White House arm-twisting may have secured the votes to force the Iran nuclear deal through a hostile Congress, but European ambassadors in Washington are getting credit for playing an outsized role. ... more

China to flex military muscle in WWII parade
A huge military parade rolls through Tiananmen Square on Thursday as Beijing commemorates the 70th anniversary of Japan's WWII defeat, but major Western leaders are staying away from the show of strength. ... more
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Tale of two parades as ordinary Chinese barred from display

China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacular

China's anti-ship missile and troop cuts highlight shifting power

White House clinches support for Iran nuclear deal

Five Chinese naval ships spotted in Bering Sea: Pentagon

Philippines, Vietnam to sign partnership deal by year-end

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Communist Party takes star role in China's war parade
The undoubted star of China's giant military parade marking 70 years since Japan's World War II defeat - and countless television shows on the conflict - will be the ruling Communist Party, celebrating a victory historians say was largely won by others. ... more

Russia, China discuss joint mobile satellite communications
RTI Systems Concern and China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) discussed possible joint projects on the development of mobile satellite communications at the international MAKS-201 ... more

China rocket parts hit villager's home: police, media
Debris from a rocket carrying a Chinese satellite into orbit crashed into a villager's home minutes after the launch, local police and media reports said. ... more
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The second China-US high-level meeting on satellite matters was held
On the morning of August 31, the second China-US high-level meeting on satellite matters was held in Maryland, America. Dr. Zheng Guoguang, Administrator of China Meteorological Administrator (CMA), ... more

Taiwan politician Lien meets Xi, defying Taipei
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday met a former chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party who will attend Beijing's massive military parade this week despite opposition from Taipei. ... more
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China chemical plant explosion kills five
An explosion at a chemical plant in China killed at least five people, local media reported Tuesday, just weeks after a massive blasts in a northern port killed 159. ... more

China's Xi calls indicted Sudanese leader Bashir 'old friend'
China's President Xi Jinping on Tuesday welcomed Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir - who has been indicted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court - as an "old friend of the Chinese people". ... more

G20 seeks to smooth economic shock waves from China
World finance ministers and central bankers gather in Turkey this weekend to grapple with the fallout of slowing growth in China, tanking emerging economies and panicked global stock markets. ... more

Foreign carmakers still driven to invest in China
Foreign carmakers that raced into China to profit from what has become the world's biggest automobile market by volume have no intention of backing out despite slowing sales as the Chinese economy shifts down. ... more

Asia doing "pretty well" despite China slowdown: IMF chief
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday Asian economies were doing "pretty well" despite the volatility created by China's slowdown and unease on global financial markets. ... more
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Venezuela announces $5-bn Chinese loan for oil sector
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced China has granted his government a $5-billion loan to boost oil output in the recession-hit OPEC state. ... more

Oil prices edge lower on slow EU
Chinese economic woes have added downward pressure to crude oil prices, though markets extended losses Wednesday on weak European economic data. ... more
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Japan inflation flat, household spending slips in blow to Abenomics

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Chinese tourists unfazed by currency fall, market turmoil

China jails 45 in Xinjiang for illegal border crossing: Xinhua

US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts as toll rises

China energy giants' H1 profits fall on low oil prices

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