Spacewatch: China's moon lander enters lunar orbit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Spacewatch Science Chang’e-4 is second spacecraft in Chinese mission to land on far side of the moon Long March-3B rocket carrying the Chang’e 4 lunar probe takes off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters China’s lunar lander Chang’e-4 has successfully Läs mer…

China demands developed countries 'pay their debts' on climate change

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Guardian RSS 2018-12-13 19:53 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/dec/13/china-demands-developed-countries-pay-their-debts-on-climate-change

The Guardian view on China and the US: unlucky Canada is taking the hit | Editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion China The Guardian view on China and the US: unlucky Canada is taking the hit Editorial Playing it straight is not enough to help Ottawa. Beijing has warned it faces ‘grave consequences’ over the Huawei case Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, arriving Läs mer…

US unveils new Africa policy to counter 'predatory' Russia and China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US news John Bolton says Trump will put African interests first and end ‘unproductive and unaccountable’ UN peacekeeping missions John Bolton, said: ‘Establishing peacekeeping missions is often the end of creative thinking … There needs to be a lot more focus on resolving the Läs mer…

Markets rally as hopes for breakthrough in US-China trade dispute rise

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stock markets Donald Trump says talks between Washington and Beijing are progressing The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up by more than 400 points, or about 1.7%, at lunchtime in New York. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Financial markets around the world have rallied amid Läs mer…

Canada Goose shares slide amid Beijing-Ottawa row over Huawei CFO arrest

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Canada Luxury retailer appears to be first casualty as calls for a boycott spread on social media Weibo and echoed on state-run media The company’s slide in the stock market comes amid reports that former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig has been detained in China. Läs mer…

Any boost to sterling if the PM survives is not likely to last | Larry Elliott

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Any boost to sterling if Theresa May survives is not likely to last Larry Elliott Brexit’s unresolved problems mean the pound will still be vulnerable even if the PM stays Prime minister’s questions on Wednesday. May’s relatively assured performance is likely to have Läs mer…

UN chief attempts to revive flagging climate change talks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate change António Guterres returns to Katowice to urge China to intervene as globe is ‘running out of time’ Steam rises from the cooling towers of a coal-fired thermal power plant in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina on12 December 2018. Photograph: Fehim Demir/EPA The UN Läs mer…

China says it suspects ex-Canadian diplomat of 'harming national security'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Michael Kovrig, who works for thinktank, being held in Beijing Move follows arrest of Chinese Huawei executive in Canada Michael Kovrig works for the International Crisis Group (ICG). Canada’s former ambassador Guy Saint-Jacques observed: ‘In China there are no coincidences.’ Photograph: Julie David Läs mer…

An Elephant Sitting Still review – on the edge of despair in the new China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; World cinema 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. In his arresting final film, Hu Bo follows a string of characters struggling against injustice – and dreaming of escape Lost generation … An Elephant Sitting Still. Photograph: New Wave Films Hardly anyone Läs mer…

Shenzhen's silent revolution: riding the world's first fully electric bus fleet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Cities Shenzhen’s silent revolution: riding the world’s first fully electric bus fleet All 16,000 buses in the fast-growing Chinese megacity are now electric, and soon all 13,000 taxis will be too Buses in Shenzhen Bus Company’s main charging depot in Futian. Photograph: Matthew Keegan Läs mer…

The strange jewellery stealing prank that has gone viral in China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; China Practical jokers pretend to steal items and induce reaction from staff before pretending nothing happened Play Video 0:55 ’Jewellery-stealing’ prank takes off in China – video A woman enters a jewellery store, asks to be shown a necklace from the cabinet, puts it Läs mer…

'Jewellery-stealing' prank takes off in China – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:55 The prank involves people trying on expensive jewellery in a shop, then running for the door, as if they are going to steal it, before stopping to look in a mirror and is believed to copy the ’shoe-stealing’ prank that was Läs mer…

Canadian Judge Grants Huawei CFO $7.5 Million Bail as U.S. Seeks Extradition

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail by a Canadian court, allowing the executive to stay in her Vancouver home as she awaits a possible extradition to the U.S. over fraud charges. Justice William Ehrcke of the British Columbia Supreme Läs mer…

Meng Wanzhou: Canadian court frees Huawei CFO on bail

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Huawei Technology company executive facing extradition to the US is given $7.5m bail by a judge in Vancouver Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was bailed by a court in Vancouver on Tuesday. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters A Canadian court has granted bail to Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou Läs mer…