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Chinese Man Marries a Robot

Chinese Man Marries a Robot

Since a Chinese engineer has found it difficult to find love he decided to build and marry his own robot bride.  He was getting tired of getting pressured from his family and friends to get married so he decided to ...
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Ghana: Why are the Chinese miners here?

Ghana has sold its soul to China, said Alex Bossman Baafi. Small-scale gold-mining permits are reserved by law for native-born Ghanaians only. Yet Chinese immigrants are operating illegal gold mines all over the country, with expensive machinery and guards armed ...
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Beijing, China – Social Credit System

Beijing, China – Social Credit System

By the year 2020 Beijing will be using a credit system to rate their 22 million residents by how they make purchases, their personal behaviors, if they have traffic violations, and how their financial history looks to rate their trustworthiness ...
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Mutant Butterflies

Mutant Butterflies In Fukushima

Researchers in Japan say they have found evidence that radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident has caused the mutation of dozens of butterflies. The mutant butterflies are assumed to be just one of many affected ...
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Trash on Mount Everest

Trash on Mount Everest – Environmental Nightmare

Trash on Mount Everest has become quite an issue. In the last 65 years Mount Everest has been transformed from the most pristine area to a trash dump of camping gear, oxygen tanks, garbage, and human waste.  The surrounding areas ...
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Cleaning Up China’s Dirty Streets

"The Chinese need to learn that public spaces aren’t garbage dumps", said Raymond Zhou. During a recent national holiday, visitors dropped a staggering 32 tons of litter in Tiananmen Square in just four days. Beijing’s army of street cleaners rushed ...
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Choking smog in China

Beijing The cloud of pollution over Beijing grew so dense this week that much of the city was rendered invisible. Hundreds of flights were grounded, auto traffic was stalled for scores of miles, and residents rushed to buy masks and ...
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Air Pollution Kills Over 5 Million People Every Year

Air Pollution Kills Over 5 Million People Every Year

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) 600,000 children die from toxic air each year.  Not only are the children dying the adults are dying at a rate of 5.5 million a year due to indoor and outdoor pollutions.  Most ...
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Brides Being Trafficked to China - Antarctica News

Brides Being Trafficked to China

A young girl not from China was forced into a marriage to a man that she didn’t know.  She also didn’t know the language, so she was not totally aware that she was married and because her husband forced himself ...
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Unauthorized GM crops face intensified oversight

China will further step up the supervision of genetically modified food technologies to prevent commercial cultivation of unauthorized varieties, a senior rural affairs official said. The call follows several suspected cases of farmers illegally growing genetically modified crops in the ...
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