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China invents paper again, this time Resistant to Fire and Water

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Scientists from China, where paper was first invented about 2,000 years ago, say they have developed a new form of the material that is fire and water-resistant. A research team at the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics led by Professor Zhu Yingjie developed the world’s first kind of paper that can resist both water and fire, even if its surface is scratched or physically damaged. The scientists added... 

Asian Press Reporting US has Withdrawn from the TPP

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WikiLeaks has tweeted that the Asian Press is already reporting that the US has withdrawn from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Trump stated in late November that the first thing he would do on his first day in office would be to pull out of the TPP. The TPP was expected to send more US jobs offshore and another major criticism is that the: TPP will protect and guarantee profits for multinational... 

Taiwan Begins Massive Drills Simulating Chinese Attack

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In what may be a response to a recent show of force by the transit of the Chinese aircraft carrier through the Strait of Taiwan, Taipei initiated defense preparation exercises over the weekend while vowing to “enhance training 365 days a year.” Taipei simulated a scenario in which China’s sole aircraft carrier, the Lioaning, crossed the dividing line of the Taiwan Strait in a simulated... 

Head of Samsung faces arrest for bribery

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South Korea’s special prosecutors are seeking to arrest the head of Samsung Group Jay Y. Lee over allegations of bribery involving President Park Geun-hye and her secret confidante Choi Soon-Sil. Jay Y. Lee is suspected of paying up to $36.42 million (43 billion won) in bribes to Choi Soon-sil in return for governmental approval of controversial mergers. Choi Soon-Sil s at the center of the... 

Have Geologists Solved the Mystery of the Earth's Core?

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A team of Japanese scientists claim that they have solved one of Earth’s biggest mysteries: the third element that makes up the planet’s inner core. The Tohoku University researchers claim that silicon is the most likely candidate, based on the results of their research. Earth’s inner core is widely believed to be composed of 85 percent iron and 10 percent nickel, but the material comprising... 

366 Days of Beijing's Airpocalypse Caught on Camera

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Zou Yi, a 56-year-old businessmen from Beijing, lives in his 13th floor flat across from Beijing Television’s headquarters. Some days he can see every detail of the skyscraper; some days he can hardly see it at all because of heavy smog which he decided to document every morning by taking photos from his window. Every morning Zou Yi wakes up to make a shot of Beijing’s polluted skies from the... 

iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Plans to Replace almost Every Human Worker with Robots

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant behind Apple’s iPhone and numerous other major electronics devices, aims to automate away a vast majority of its human employees, according to a report from DigiTimes. Dai Jia-peng, the general manager of Foxconn’s automation committee, says the company has a three-phase plan in place to automate its Chinese factories using software and in-house robotics... 

North Korea in final stage of preparing ICBM: Kim Jong Un

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has claimed his country is almost ready to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), amid international pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its arms programs. “Research and development of cutting edge arms equipment is actively progressing and ICBM rocket test launch preparation is in its final stage,” Kim said in his New Year’s message on television... 

Taiwan Students Parade as Nazis to Protest Teacher Who Wanted Muslim Parade

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What was this all about? This was not a joke. This was real. A group of students at a private high school in Taiwan dressed up as Nazis and then proceeded to conduct an awesome Nazi like parade. Perhaps they did this to intimidate communist China who threatens to take over Taiwan? In any case the parade was awesome and their costumes were really classy. Don’t listen to the butthurts who complained... 

Kim Jong Un bans Christmas, makes North Korea worship Grandma

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The world’s most unstable dictator is taking the war on Christmas to a new level. Christmas is no longer allowed. From the New York Post: “Kim Jong Un is the Grinch who stole Christmas. North Korea’s tubby tyrant wants the few Christians in the hermit state to spread cheer only to celebrate his grandma, Kim Jong-suk — not the birth of Jesus. Jong-suk — who was born on Christmas Eve in 1919... 

Underwater Drone Just Tip of The Iceberg of US Spying on China

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An US military underwater drone recently seized by China in the waters of the South China Sea is just one small instance of American hostility in the area, according to a recent op-ed. To China’s chagrin, the discovery of the waterborne drone is another example of US efforts to maintain control of the region, deploying unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) as a “power enhancer.” In an... 

Footage of Chinese War Robots Leaked to Internet

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An eye-catching video showing Chinese combat biomorphic robots has emerged in the Internet. Chinese military biomorphic robots resembling animals were spotted in a video which found its way to the Internet, Russian newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta reported. According to the makers of the video, the footage was taken during the “Overcoming Obstacles 2016” competition which took place in China’s Heilongjiang... 

Tsunami Alert Issued after 7.9 Earthquake Off Papua New Guinea

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There was a tsunami warning issued after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit east of New Guinea on Saturday. Russia Today reported: A powerful earthquake, initially measured at magnitude 8.0, has hit east of Papua New Guinea, according to the US Geological Survey. The tremor prompted New Zealand’s Civil Defense to issue a tsunami warning, which was soon canceled. The quake initially struck about 157... 

Philippines' Duterte Admits Faking Illness to Avoid Meeting Obama

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On Monday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte admitted he was purposely absent from a group photo and gala at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Peru to avoid an uncomfortable encounter with US President Barack Obama. Duterte confessed that he was not telling the truth when he originally claimed that he was not feeling well. “I was there. I attended the meetings, actually.... 

US ready to confront Beijing over South China Sea, as satellite photos show militarization

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The top US military official in the Pacific has warned Beijing off taking control over the disputed South China Sea, while an American think tank has published photos it says prove that China has installed weapons on seven separate manmade islands in the disputed maritime route. “We will not allow a shared domain to be closed down unilaterally no matter how many bases are built on artificial... 
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