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As China and Russia grow in power, NATO expresses fears

NATO Supreme Allied Commander Date : November 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN PARIS, France - With reports indicating a major worldwide shift in power from North America and western Europe to China and Russia - NATO officials have pointed out how this could lead to conflict.  On Thursday, a senior NATO official said that the “risk for a major interstate conflict has increased” in recent years, pointing to a shift in military and economic power to countries like China and Russia. Addressing the Atlantic Council, NATO Supreme Allied ...Full Story

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As China and Russia grow in power, NATO expresses fears

Date : November 17, 2017 Reporter : BNN NATO Supreme Allied Commander PARIS, France - With reports indicating a major worldwide shift in power from North America and western Europe to China and Russia - NATO officials have pointed out how this could lead to conflict.  On Thursday, a senior NATO ...Full Story

BUSINESS

China shuts thousands of factories as pollution levels rise

Date : October 23, 2017 Reporter : BNN Ministry of Environment sent inspectors to 10 provinces BEIJING, China - With much of the country plagued with pollution issues, the Chinese government has now finally launched a serious crackdown - enforcing its environmental laws. In the unprecedented pollution crackdown, the country ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Tesla set to enter China with new factory in Shanghai

Date : October 24, 2017 Reporter : BNN The Wall Street Journal SHANGHAI, China - In a bid to enter the world’s largest market for automobiles, China - the California-based carmaker, Tesla is now said to have closed a deal with Shanghai to set up a new factory. According to a report in The ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Xi Jinping is China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong

Date : October 25, 2017 Reporter : BNN Communist Party Congress BEIJING, China - In a unanimous vote conducted at the end of China’s most important twice-a-decade political meeting, the Communist Party Congress, the country’s president Xi Jinping was elevated to the level of founder Mao ...Full Story

HISTORY

Hong Kong Marks Handover Anniversary With Lowered Expectations

Date : June 29, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese sovereignty HONG KONG - Hong Kong will mark the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese sovereignty with a show of military might, tight security and the presence of China's leader Xi Jinping, but also with lowered expectations among ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Asia Pacific vows marine retort as ‘bully’ China approves plans for underwater spy network

Date : June 1, 2017 Reporter : BNN In disputed South China Sea BEIJING, China - In a bid to further establish its dominance in the disputed resource-rich, China on Wednesday said that it has approved a plan to build an underwater observation network across the disputed East and South China ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

China plans panda preserve 3 times size of Yellowstone

Date : March 30, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Preserve for the giant panda Beijing - China is planning to create a preserve for the giant panda that will be three times the size of Yellowstone National Park in the western US. The panda preserve will link parts of three western provinces to provide an ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Chinese Hospital Says Health of Ailing Dissident, Nobel Laureate Failing

Date : July 12, 2017 Reporter : VoA The hospital announced earlier The hospital treating ailing Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo for late-stage liver cancer says the Nobel Peace laureate's is suffering from respiratory failure. The First Hospital of China Medical University, located in the ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

New bacteria discovered that could reset medicine to the Dark Ages

Date : November 21, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Discovered bacteria resistant to all antibiotics BEIJING, China - The world is facing a possible post-antibiotic era that could reset modern medicine to the Dark Ages, according to scientists who have discovered bacteria resistant to all antibiotics. The findings of the study were ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Chinese cruise market sees unprecedented expansion

Date : October 19, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Cruises from Chinese ports SHANGHAI, China - The Asian cruise market is seeing an unprecedented influx of new cruise ships offering roundtrip cruises from Chinese ports, particularly Shanghai. News about ships being deployed to what is set to become the ...Full Story

SPORTS

Gao Hongbo steps down as Chinas World Cup dream all but over

Date : October 11, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Qualification for the 2018 World Cup China became the second Asian nation -- after Qatar -- to lose their coach in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup. More will surely follow. Dreams of Russia are as good as over for China. While it was obvious ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Hong Kong Singer, Actress Josie Ho Making New Music

Date : September 14, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ VoA Singer and actress is putting out new music HONG KONG - To say that Josie Ho has been busy is an understatement. The Hong Kong singer and actress is putting out new music, touring Asia and has shot a new travel show on TLC. Together with her indie rock band, Josie and the ...Full Story

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