BUSINESS: China’s High-Speed Rail System Is Being Built
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BUSINESS: China’s High-Speed Rail System Is Being Built

BEIJING, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — High-speed rail (HSR) is an important indicator of the modernization of a country’s transportation and a significant reflection of its level of industrialization. Despite developing HSR more than four decades later than some developed countries, thanks to the tireless efforts of several generations of railway workers, China has made…

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CANADA NEWS: Evening Update: Canada’s 44th Parliament opens with warning that Earth is ‘in danger’

Good evening, let’s start with today’s top stories: Governor-General Mary Simon opened the 44th Parliament Tuesday, saying climate change has put the world “in danger” and urging MPs to turn “talk into action.”The Speech from the Throne outlined the key election promises for the minority government led by Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, who put ending the…

OPINION: Global Health Data Sharing: The Case Of China And The Two Coronavirus Pandemics
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OPINION: Global Health Data Sharing: The Case Of China And The Two Coronavirus Pandemics

The future of disease monitoring for global health may depend on the willingness of policymakers to protect data-sharing agreements from global geopolitics. The recent G20 summit sought to focus on global health financing and find ways to build a strong global health surveillance system. Little progress was made. The lack of agreement was not surprising,…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Entrepreneurship: Camden Named London’s Startup Capital As Investor Dubs It The ‘new Palo Alto’ – Evening Standard
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Entrepreneurship: Camden Named London’s Startup Capital As Investor Dubs It The ‘new Palo Alto’ – Evening Standard

Camden’s burgeoning tech and fintech cluster has been dubbed the “new Palo Alto” after the borough was named the most entrepreneurial part of London, home to more new start-ups per capita in the past year than any other area.Research exclusive to the Evening Standard found a total of 1055 new small businesses were created in…

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Global Venture Capital Funds Flock To India As China's Appeal Dims: Report – Hindustan Times
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Global Venture Capital Funds Flock To India As China's Appeal Dims: Report – Hindustan Times

India is receiving investment from venture capital firms from around the world, suggesting a breakout moment for the country’s startups, Nikkei Asia reported on Sunday. It based the report on data from Tracxn, a startup tracker. Nikkei credited the development to loss in China’s sheen, which is proving beneficial for India. The Nikkei report said…

CANADA NEWS: Canada loses to the United States in overtime in women’s hockey Rivalry series
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CANADA NEWS: Canada loses to the United States in overtime in women’s hockey Rivalry series

*KINGSTON (Ont. The Canadian women’s hockey team lost a lead of two goals in the third period, and the United States won 3-2 in overtime in Rivalry Series. KINGSTON, Ont. KINGSTON, Ont. — A two-goal advantage was lost by the Canadian women’s hockey team in the third period. The United States won 3-2 in overtime…

FRONT PAGE: Saudi Holds Top Oil Supplier To China In October – Customs Data – Reuters
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FRONT PAGE: Saudi Holds Top Oil Supplier To China In October – Customs Data – Reuters

Oil and gas tanks are seen at an oil warehouse at a port in Zhuhai, China October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comBEIJING, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia held its position as the biggest supplier of crude oil to China for an 11th month in a row in…

ECONOMY: Xi Tells Southeast Asian Leaders China Does Not Seek ‘hegemony’ – Reuters
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ECONOMY: Xi Tells Southeast Asian Leaders China Does Not Seek ‘hegemony’ – Reuters

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a meeting commemorating the 110th anniversary of Xinhai Revolution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 9, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comChina will not ‘bully’ smaller countries – XiDuterte slams Chinese behaviour in South China SeaMyanmar not represented…

OPINION: Where Is Peng Shuai?
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OPINION: Where Is Peng Shuai?

How many lives must be destroyed or lost before the international community finally uses its power to hold China to account? Tennis star and three-time Olympian Peng Shuai is just the latest victim of the Chinese Communist Party’s brutality. After accusing former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli of coercing her into sex at his home last…

ARAB NEWS: China's daily coal production stabilizes at 12m tonnes
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ARAB NEWS: China's daily coal production stabilizes at 12m tonnes

BEIJING: China’s daily output of coal has stabilized at 12 millions tons amid a series of measures to increase power production, according to Sunday’s statement by the country’s national planner. Beijing is trying to cool the hot market for coal in China, which is China’s main fuel source for power generation. This was after electricity…

RUSSIA NEWS: What are Iran’s benefits from its alliances with Russia, China and China?
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RUSSIA NEWS: What are Iran’s benefits from its alliances with Russia, China and China?

RUSSIA NEWS: Some believe that Iran’s much-anticipated nuclear agreement with the west, Russia, and China will reduce its regional influence. However, those who believe that this is true ignore the enormous implications of Tehran’s trilateral relations with Beijing and Moscow. According to another school, the possibility exists that Iran’s sanctions could be lifted as a…

CHINA NEWS: Australia Aims To Revive Its WCup Campaign Against China – Yahoo News
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CHINA NEWS: Australia Aims To Revive Its WCup Campaign Against China – Yahoo News

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Australia is hoping to get its World Cup qualification campaign back on Tuesday in Sharjah with a win that would almost certainly end China’s slim hopes of returning to the Middle East next November.One point from the last two games has resulted in the Socceroos slipping into second in Group…

CHINA NEWS: China Decree Set To Give President Xi Jinping Unprecedented Power – The Independent
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CHINA NEWS: China Decree Set To Give President Xi Jinping Unprecedented Power – The Independent

After a four-day closed-door meeting in Beijing, the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) central committee has passed a historical resolution to consolidate Chinese president Xi Jinping’s power, a move that experts say could make him the party’s most important figure to date.Previously, only two other Chinese leaders have used similar decrees to cement their unique position…

GAMING: Xbox Series X Gucci Console Costs $10,000
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GAMING: Xbox Series X Gucci Console Costs $10,000

As part of Microsoft’s 20th anniversary Xbox celebrations, the company has partnered with high-end fashion company Gucci for a very expensive Xbox. Microsoft and Gucci created 100 “Xbox by Gucci” Series X consoles and matching controllers that feature Gucci’s iconic designs. The console itself features a laser-cut monogram motif of the famous GG pattern that…

RUSSIA NEWS: Russia’s Ambition to Overturn UAE F-35 Sales
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RUSSIA NEWS: Russia’s Ambition to Overturn UAE F-35 Sales

RUSSIA NEWS: The new single-engine Checkmate fighter graces Dubai 2021.’s display platform. This is the second and first time that the aircraft has been displayed outside of Russia. United Aircraft Corporation (UAC, Stand 895) and the Sukhoi Aircraft Company (Chalet S16) revealed the program only this past July on the opening day of the Moscow…

ECONOMY: U.S. Companies Face New Risks In China. What Investors Need To Know. – Barron's
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ECONOMY: U.S. Companies Face New Risks In China. What Investors Need To Know. – Barron's

Updated Nov. 12, 2021 12:06 pm ET / Original Nov. 12, 2021 4:00 am ET Order Reprints Print Article China has long been seen by investors as a valuable asset for U.S. multinationals. It’s now at risk of becoming a liability. Yahoo! is exiting China amid tighter data privacy laws. Las Vegas Sands shares (ticker:…

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FRONT PAGE: Covid-19 Live Updates: Colorado Allows All Adults To Get Vaccine Boosters, Going Beyond Federal Guidance – The Washington Post

Polis’s unusual and unilateral move puts Colorado at odds with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s current guidance, and it comes at a time of increasing debate over the eligibility requirements for additional immunizations. Some Biden administration officials have pushed to make the boosters available to all adults, as Polis now has, amid increasing fears…

BUSINESS: Samsung Securities Lays The Foundation For Digital Innovation With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure; Moves Derivatives Analytics Business To Cloud
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BUSINESS: Samsung Securities Lays The Foundation For Digital Innovation With Oracle Cloud Infrastructure; Moves Derivatives Analytics Business To Cloud

Reduces cost and risk, and delivers customer-oriented service enhancements Secures the flexibility and high performance needed for key analytics services in the public cloud using OCI News provided by Oracle Nov 12, 2021, 08:05 ET REPUBLIC OF KOREA and AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Securities, Korea’s leading financial investment company, has selected Oracle…

CANADA NEWS: Canadiens’ Suzuki reinforces why he’s on Canada’s Olympic list vs. Flames
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CANADA NEWS: Canadiens’ Suzuki reinforces why he’s on Canada’s Olympic list vs. Flames

| November 12, 2021, 12: 44 AMNovember 12, 2021, 12: 44 AMMONTREAL — It’s Oct. 15, three days into a season that’s seen Nick Suzuki go point-less through two Montreal Canadiens losses by a cumulative score of 7-2. The 22-year-old is just four days removed from signing an eight-year, $63-million contract and the pressure has…

CHINA NEWS: Zuo Fang, The Founder Of China’s Southern Weekly Is Dead – The New York Times
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CHINA NEWS: Zuo Fang, The Founder Of China’s Southern Weekly Is Dead – The New York Times

When he helped start Southern Weekly, he charted a course for a freer era for the country’s press, which later became increasingly constrained by Beijing.The journalist Zuo Fang in 2019. He was a founder of the newspaper Southern Weekly, which laid the groundwork for a golden era of Chinese journalism in the 1990s and 2000s.Credit…Fang…

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