US Tech Firms Fight Zika With Smart Traps That Can ID Deadly Mosquito’s Shadow

Technology companies in the US are using automation and robotics to fight off the age-old task of battling mosquitoes. In a bid to stop the spread of the Zika virus, Microsoft Corporation and Verily, a California-based life sciences company, are forming partnerships with public health officials in several US states to test out the technology. … Continue reading US Tech Firms Fight Zika With Smart Traps That Can ID Deadly Mosquito’s Shadow

Xi’s upcoming visits highly anticipated in Papua New Guinea, Brunei, and Philippines

By People’s Daily Some streets of the Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea (PNG) are already decorated with the five-starred red flags, Chinese knots, and red lanterns to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit. From Nov. 15 to 21, Xi is scheduled to pay state visits to PNG, Brunei, and the Philippines. … Continue reading Xi’s upcoming visits highly anticipated in Papua New Guinea, Brunei, and Philippines

If You Eat a Lot of Salt It Makes You Thirsty, Right? Wrong, Say Scientists

A new study which used Russian cosmonauts as guinea pigs, suggested eating more salt actually made them less thirsty but more hungry. The scientists followed up their findings with experiments on mice which showed they burned more calories when they got more salt. Doctors have always assumed — and advised patients — not to eat … Continue reading If You Eat a Lot of Salt It Makes You Thirsty, Right? Wrong, Say Scientists

Commentary: Develop core technology to break US high-tech monopoly

High-tech sectors have been put on a main battlefield of the trade war unilaterally provoked by the US, which has already angered the whole world. From the fine on Chinese tech firm ZTE, to the high tariffs levied on Chinese high-tech products, the US administration is aiming at nothing but containing the development of China’s … Continue reading Commentary: Develop core technology to break US high-tech monopoly

China to implement first ever law on internet security in wake of ransomware attack

In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware incident, China plans to implement a special law to enhance the protection of internet security, Economic Information Daily reported. The law, set to go into effect on June 1, is the first of its kind in China. The ransomware attacked in more than 100 countries, including China, by … Continue reading China to implement first ever law on internet security in wake of ransomware attack

Thousands May Have Died Due to Bogus Statin Risks, Says Big Pharma Funded Study

Bogus claims about the risk of statins – the group of medicines that are said to fight cholesterol – may have resulted in tens of thousands of deaths, researchers have said, after a study found the drugs do not cause the claimed side effects that have deterred many from using them. The research, conducted by … Continue reading Thousands May Have Died Due to Bogus Statin Risks, Says Big Pharma Funded Study

ALIPAY, VIVO AMONG MOST FAVORED BRANDS IN CHINA: REPORT

Prophet, a global brand and marketing consultancy, recently released a report on the most favored brands of Chinese consumers. Data showed that Alipay ranks first and WeChat ranks second among the top 10 most relevant brands in the Chinese market. In electronics,Chinese local brand Vivo comes in 17th, leaving Microsoft and Apple behind. Based on … Continue reading ALIPAY, VIVO AMONG MOST FAVORED BRANDS IN CHINA: REPORT

XI JINPING LEAVES BEIJING FOR STATE VISITS TO THE REPUBLIC OF ECUADOR, THE REPUBLIC OF PERU AND THE REPUBLIC OF CHILE AND ATTENDANCE AT THE 24TH APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ SUMMIT HELD IN LIMA OF PERU

On the morning of November 16, 2016, at the invitation of President Rafael Correa Delgado of the Republic of Ecuador, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of the Republic of Peru and President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of the Republic of Chile, President Xi Jinping left Beijing by special plane for state visits to Ecuador, Peru and Chile. … Continue reading XI JINPING LEAVES BEIJING FOR STATE VISITS TO THE REPUBLIC OF ECUADOR, THE REPUBLIC OF PERU AND THE REPUBLIC OF CHILE AND ATTENDANCE AT THE 24TH APEC ECONOMIC LEADERS’ SUMMIT HELD IN LIMA OF PERU

Pollution as Bad as Smoking During Pregnancy, UK Baby Study Reveals

Babies exposed to toxic gases and particulates belched out through car exhausts are being born with smaller heads and shorter bodies, according to Scottish scientists. Pollution and air quality hot-spots in many British cities have become so alarmingly high, it is almost as damaging as mothers who smoked during pregnancy, researchers in Edinburgh and Aberdeen … Continue reading Pollution as Bad as Smoking During Pregnancy, UK Baby Study Reveals