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July 03, 2015
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Scientists find deepest-ever-dwelling centipede species
Zagreb, Croatia (UPI) Jun 30, 2015
It's the centipede from hell - or the centipede trying to dig a hole to China. It's a centipede really far below your feet. A team of researchers recently discovered the creature in three caves in Croatia. They scientists say it's the deepest-dwelling centipede species every discovered. Specimens of the species were recovered at depths of more than 3,600 feet. In an homage to the hot and dark depths of its preferred habitat, the centipede was named Geophilus hadesi, after Hades, the god ... read more
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Beijing's South China Sea runway 'nearly complete': US think-tank
Beijing has nearly completed building a 3,000-metre (9,800-foot) airstrip on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbours, a US think-tank said. ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Thai navy votes to buy three Chinese submarines worth $1 bn
Thailand's navy has voted in favour of buying three Chinese submarines worth US$1 billion, an official said Thursday, the kingdom's first such vessels in decades if the purchase is approved by the cabinet. ... more
GPS NEWS

China's Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming
China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new technology, develop ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

US warns of Russia, China military threat amid growing global chaos
America's new military strategy singles out states like China and Russia as aggressive and threatening to US security interests, while warning of growing technological challenges and worsening global stability. ... more


NUKEWARS

IAEA chief to visit Iran as nuclear talks extended
Make-or-break nuclear negotiations ramped up a gear Wednesday with the head of the UN nuclear watchdog set to fly to Iran for talks after the deadline to reach a deal was extended. ... more
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CYBER WARS

China targets web control with new national security law
China passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, expanding its legal reach over the Internet and even outer space as concerns grow about ever-tighter limits on rights. ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China set to bolster space, polar security
China has included security of its activities and assets in outer space, on the international sea bed and in polar regions in a draft national security law, the latest move to improve the legal fram ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran nuclear talks set to drag into weekend -- and beyond

Beijing's South China Sea runway 'nearly complete': US think-tank

Russia to loan Armenia $200 million for arms: Yerevan

McCain Blows His Top Over US Inability to Abandon Russian Rocket Engines

Europe teams up for next-gen mission control software

NASA Gears Up to Test Orion's Powerhouse

NovaWurks and Spaceflight Services set for payload test bed mission in 2017

ABOUT US

Chinese people getting taller and fatter: govt
Chinese people are growing taller as the country becomes richer but they are getting fatter even faster, the government said. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Democracy camp seeks new direction at Hong Kong protest march
Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march Wednesday on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in what organisers described as an opportunity to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

China's footprint getting greener
As China advances on a road to a low-carbon economy, French energy company Engie said it was working on renewable energy programs with Chinese investors. ... more
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SINO DAILY

Former Chinese official apologizes for insulting Mao Zedong
A former Chinese Communist Party official's apology for insulting revolutionary leader Mao Zedong sparked heated debate on Wednesday as both supporters and detractors hurled insults online. ... more
CAR TECH

A learning method for energy optimization of the plug-in hybrid electric bus
Nowadays, the plug-in hybrid electric bus (PHEB) has been widely applied as a transportation in many cities of China. Compared with conventional bus, more preferable fuel economy might have been ach ... more
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Creating a stopwatch for volcanic eruptions

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A 'hydrothermal siphon' drives water circulation through the seafloor

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TRADE WARS

France woos Chinese investors as PM wraps up fruitful trip
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls promised Chinese investors "the best welcome in all of Europe" as his Beijing counterpart wrapped up a visit in which he signed billions of euros in accords with France. ... more
TRADE WARS

China and France say tie-up in emerging economies 'win-win'
China and France's plan to team up on projects in Africa and Asia is a win-win deal that will "serve the interests of all", Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said Wednesday. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing sees slight pick-up in June
Chinese manufacturing activity saw a slight improvement in June, official data suggested Wednesday, but analysts said more stimulus to the world's number two economy would likely be needed to re-energise the sector. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

World Bank warns China over state financial control
The World Bank on Wednesday urged China to accelerate reform of its state-dominated financial sector, warning that failure to address the issue could end "three decades of stellar performance" for the world's second-largest economy. ... more
TRADE WARS

Australia lowers iron ore price forecast as China outlook softens
Leading global producer Australia on Tuesday lowered its forecast for iron ore prices as Chinese steel production eases, but said export volumes were expected to grow as suppliers ramp up output. ... more
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TRADE WARS

China PM kicks off France visit with climate pledge, Airbus deal
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France Tuesday in which a Chinese company also inked an $18 billion (16.1 billion euros) deal with Airbus. ... more
AEROSPACE

Airbus inks $18 bn deal to sell China 75 A330s
Airbus inked a deal to sell up to 75 of its A330 planes to a Chinese company during a visit by Prime Minister Li Keqiang to France on Tuesday in a deal worth $18 billion (16.1 billion euros) at list prices. ... more
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Russia launches Soyuz Progress with supplies for ISS

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Engineers help NASA fine-tune new Space Launch System

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Siberia Home to New Russian Space Monitoring Complex

New Horizons 'Speeds Up' on Final Approach to Pluto

NASA Met Unprecedented Challenges Sending Spacecraft to Pluto

WIND DAILY

Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power

TRADE WARS

Framework for China-led international bank signed

DRAGON SPACE

Cooperation in satellite technology put Belgium, China to forefront

CLIMATE SCIENCE

China sets CO2 target, garners praise

FLORA AND FAUNA

Lupita Nyong'o joins fight to save Africa's elephants

SINO DAILY

China's Great Wall is disappearing: report

SINO DAILY

Hundreds protest against Dalai Lama in Britain

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Brazil, China, India, South Africa in push for climate financing

OIL AND GAS

China starts work on Russian gas pipeline

EARTH OBSERVATION

Beijing Quadrupled in Size in a Decade

Bolivia's Chinese-made satellite brings in 16 mln USD

China denounces US hacking accusation as 'absurd'

Philippines halts repairs on Spratlys airstrip ahead of UN suit

Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer

China's super "eye" to speed up space rendezvous

Obama urges China to take 'concrete steps' to ease tensions

Japan may consider South China Sea patrols: military

US spy chief says China 'leading suspect' in hack

South Korea passes new law to curb MERS outbreak

Billions of China's lottery funds misused: report

Displaced Filipino fishermen seek UN help against China

Donors pledge $4.4bn in aid to quake-hit Nepal

China presses US to invest more in its own economy

Chinese who buy children to be prosecuted: report

US, China hold 'frank' talks on hacking, maritime row

US, China bridge some economic differences in Washington talks

China to scrap constraint on bank lending

China to merge 3 cargo airlines to create Asia leader: Xinhua

China's Alibaba launches Internet bank

Japan, Philippines make second flight near disputed waters

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