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Japan discovers massive Rare Earth Mineral deposits, threatening China's Monopoly

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A discovery of rare earth minerals found off the coast of Japan has the potential to transform the global economy – and severely impact China’s hold on the market. The deep-sea mud is riddled with ‘rare-earth elements and yttrium’ (REY) which are instrumental in the technological industries that drive the global economy. “Applications of REY span a wide range, including hybrid vehicles,... 

China voices support for Russia on Syria, holds naval drills against USA

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Following a massive missile attack launched by the US and its allies against Syria, it appears that Beijing is moving to make its opinion on the matter known via a show of strength in the Pacific. One of the key goals of the upcoming Chinese naval drills scheduled to be held in the Taiwan Strait is a show of support for Russia over the latter’s standoff against the United States in Syria, the South... 

China condemns US-led airstrikes in Syria, calls for restraint and dialogue

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China opposes military action in Syria and instead urges diplomacy to solve the political crisis, according to a foreign ministry response in the wake of US-led airstrikes. US, UK and French jets launched airstrikes on Syria early Saturday after accusations that forces commanded by President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical attack in Douma last week. The Syrian government has denied using such... 

Art Mistaken for Trash: Hong Kong Cleaners Throw Away Exhibit

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In yet another example of the hoax that is “modern art,” cleaners at the Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel, where the “Harbour Art fair 2018” is being held, threw away one of the exhibits because they genuinely though it was trash. The exhibit, titled “Unhappy Meal” (a play on the McDonald’s “Happy Meal” menu) was a cardboard box with a “unhappy” emoji face, all in McDonald’s colors. According... 

Philippines may become ISIS' next caliphate

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There are many indications that ISIS, or ISIS-inspired entities, are looking to renew their armed insurgency in the Philippines. As is typically the case, wherever ISIS goes, the US military is not too far behind. Not many people will be aware that aside from the fact that peace-prize-laureate Barack Obama was bombing at least seven predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East at any given time... 

Red Velvet makes giant step towards uniting the 2 Koreas with concert in Pyongyang

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Some of South Korea’s biggest pop stars have performed in North Korea in the latest sign of thawing tensions between the two countries. On Sunday, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un attended the performance in Pyongyang with his wife Ri Sol-ju, sister Kim Yo-jong and other senior officials, including nominal head of state Kim Yong-nam. After the concert, which lasted for more than two hours, Kim... 

China slaps US with up to 25% bigger import tariffs in trade war retaliation

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Beijing is hiking up tariffs on more than 128 US imports, including fruit and pork, as part of a tit-for-tat response to US President Donald Trump’s $60 billion package of tariffs imposed against China. The additional fares, which range from 15 to 25 percent, are taking effect on Monday, the Chinese Finance Ministry said on their website. It added that the measure, aimed at “safeguarding China’s... 

Brit Gets Untreatable Super-Gonerrhoea from Thailand, might further stop Yellow Fever

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While Europe is getting browner with millions of Muslim and African immigrants, Asia is getting whiter, particularly in Thailand and Philippines thanks to their massive sex industry as we reported only a month ago. Back then we explained how Yellow Fever might end due to Thailand banning sex tourism and now this! Untreatable Super-Gonerrhoea! Its as if some white feminist psycho saw our article and... 

Hordes of Chinese Smartphone Models Infected With Built-In Viruses

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The Russian cyber security segment isn’t standing still as more and more concerns are voiced over reported vulnerabilities in today’s cutting-edge gadgets. Employees at the Russian anti-virus company Doctor Web have come to believe that roughly 45 smartphone models have seen viruses installed in them at the manufacturing stage. This could have an adverse effect on thousands of smartphone users... 

India building city from scratch to challenge Singapore & Hong Kong financial hubs

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A new city is being built on barren lands in India’s western state of Gujarat to give foreign investors easy access to its booming economy. Called Gujarat International Finance-Tec City, or GIFT City, it is planned to be on a par with global financial hubs. “Except for the fact that we are not sitting in Singapore and GIFT City is not Singapore, I think from a business perspective we have everything... 

Trump starts Tariff Trade War with China, Beijing vows Retaliation

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The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs worth as much as $60 billion on Chinese products as early as this week to punish Beijing for what the U.S. perceives as intellectual property theft from American businesses, according to two people familiar with the matter. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is leading an investigation into China’s treatment of intellectual property, and... 

Chinese angry with Black movies, massively vote down Black Panther

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Black Panther, a film about a fictional land untouched by whites known as Wakanda, has in the west enjoyed moderate protection from anyone attempting to negatively criticise it. For example, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes vowed to block “anyone who is planning to negatively impact the “Black Panther” fan score out of hate”. Unfortunately for purveyors of tolerance, the Chinese didn’t... 

Koreans Demolish Black Panther Statue, Show the Finger to Wakanda

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To commemorate the filming of Black Panther in South Korea’s Busan, Disney had sent a pair of statues to be displayed in the country. One of the statues has been vandalized. The incident has made Korean news. One of the statues went to Gwangalli, while the one for Gwangbok-ro ended up destroyed. As Yonhap News reports via tipster Sang, the busted statue was returned to Disney. The Busan Film Commission... 

India declares war on Monsanto tells them "free to leave anytime"

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India has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to US agrochemical giant Monsanto for the second time in two years. The producer of genetically modified seeds has previously threatened to pull out of the country. According to a government order released on Tuesday, the country’s farm ministry has decided to reduce royalties paid by Indian seed companies to Monsanto for its genetically modified... 

Trump to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un by May after Commitment to Denuclearization

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U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), by May at the invitation of Kim, a visiting South Korean envoy said here on Thursday. Kim has said the DPRK “will refrain from any further nuclear or missile test,” Chung Eui-yong, South Korea’s top national security adviser, told reporters at the White... 
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