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Suffocation Kills 8 in Refrigerated Truck In China

Eight people died after suffocating in a refrigerated truck in central China’s Henan province, investigators said. In a statement released on Sunday, a local investigative team said that the eight had been “illegally” transported in the cold-chain vehicle to the town of Hongzhuangyang. “The driver found eight people suffocating and unconscious in the car,” investigators Continue Reading
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Country Where Goat’s Hair is Gold Mine

By Titilayo Kupoliyi Mongolia is a landlocked country in East Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south. With a population of 3.17 million people and more than 80 million livestock animals, Mongolia is the world’s second-largest producer of cashmere wool.  Surprisingly, despite the country’s sparse population, Mongolia Produces 50 percent of […]Continue Reading
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China Landslide Claims Two, Dozens Missing

At least two people have died while dozens of others are missing after a landslide struck China’s southwestern province of Yunnan. The landslide in Zhaotong City happened at 05:51 local time (21:51 GMT) on Monday, trapping 47 people. President Xi Jinping has ordered an “all-out” rescue in the area which is experiencing sub-zero temperatures. State […]Continue Reading
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China’s Xi Wins Historic Third Term

Xi Jinping was handed a third term as Chinese president on Friday, capping a rise that has seen him become the country’s most powerful leader in generations. His appointment by China’s rubber-stamp parliament comes after Xi locked in another five years as head of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in October. Since then, the 69-year-old […]Continue Reading
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China to Reopen Borders with Hong Kong, Macau

China says it will fully restore travel across its borders with Hong Kong and Macau next week, dropping Covid testing requirements and daily quotas after a lengthy pandemic separation. The semi-autonomous cities have both stuck to Beijing’s zero-COVID strategy for nearly three years, splitting families, cutting off tourism and suffocating businesses. The State Council’s Continue Reading
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China Decides to Punish Pelosi over Taiwan Visit

Chinese Foreign Ministry has announced Friday to sanction US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her immediate family members for ignoring China’s serious concern and firm opposition and insisted on visiting China’s Taiwan region. According to the spokesperson, the decision seriously interferes in China’s internal affairs, undermines China’s sovereignty and territorial Continue Reading
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Need To Encourage Nigerian Inventors

In the later part of the eighteenth century to four decades into the nineteenth century, precisely between 1760s and 1840, the industrial revolution began in Britain. Today, western countries top the list of the developed world.  Asia is not left behind, as China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have emerged as strong manufacturing hubs. African […]Continue Reading