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China's New Space Reactor 'Will Be 100 Times More Powerful Than a Similar Device NASA Plans To Put on the Surface of the Moon by 2030'

Hmmmmmm writes: China is developing a powerful nuclear reactor for its moon and Mars missions, according to researchers involved in the project. The reactor can generate one megawatt of electric power, 100 times more powerful than a similar device Nasa plans to put on the surface of the moon by 2030. The project was launched with funding from the central government in 2019. Although technical details and the launch date were not revealed, the engineering design of a prototype machine was complet...
Tags: China, Tech, Nasa, Mars, South China, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yutu


A major Chinese property developer told staff to 'be frugal' amid a market slump so bad that major cities are slashing land auction prices to attract buyers

China's property sector is central to its economy.Getty Images China Vanke said employees can't continue to operate as if they were still in the "golden era" of the industry. The Shenzhen-based developer told staff to save every cent they can, likening the mentality to a war-time mode. The instructions come amid a slump in China's property sector, even though Vanke is in relatively good health. A major Chinese real-estate developer has advised its staff to tighten purse strings am...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Trends, Shenzhen, Communist Party, Reuters, Fitch Ratings, South China, Evergrande, China Vanke, Vanke, Yu Liang, Huileng Tan, Getty Images China Vanke, Beijing News The South China Morning Post, China Evergrande Vanke


Satellite images show China has built mock-ups of US warships

Sighting renews concerns over Beijing’s capability and intentions as tensions rise over South China SeaSatellite images show China has built mock-ups of a US navy aircraft carrier and destroyer in its north-western desert, possibly for practice for a future clash.China has massively upgraded its military in recent years, and its capability and intentions are increasingly concerning to the US as tensions rise over the South China Sea, Taiwan and military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific. Continue re...
Tags: China, US, World news, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, US military, South China Sea, South China, South China Sea Taiwan


"Not everyone will wake up at 4.30am and walk up 1,000 stairs to see the sun coming up, it requires discipline and a special type of personality."

Says Breathwork coach Aigul Safuillina, quoted in "Sunrise breathwork meditation and exercise on a Hong Kong hilltop combines fitness, mind and body detox, and a reset of your circadian clock/Breathwork coach Aigul Safuillina started the Lantau Sunrise Club to promote group exercise, teach the basics of proper breathing and embrace the natural world/Dozens have signed up to practise tactical breathing and learn the ‘rock and roll’ exercise. A club member explains they get his day off to a positi...
Tags: Psychology, Health, Hong Kong, Law, Sunrise, Nothing, South China, Ann Althouse, emotional Althouse, Breathwork, Aigul Safuillina, Lantau Sunrise Club


Port traffic in Southeast Asia is the worst its been in over 6 months - and could create even more chaos for US supply chains

FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at Yantian port in Shenzhen Reuters Some of the world's largest ports in Asia are facing major backlogs. Hong Kong and Shenzhen were forced to suspend operations this week due to Typhoon Kompasu. Delays will tack weeks on to shipments that already take double the usual travel time from Asia. Two of Asia's largest ports are facing their highest backlog in over six months, according to a report from Bloomberg.Ports in Shenzhen and Hong Kong - key tho...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Hong Kong, News, White House, China, Southeast Asia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Supply Chain, Economy, Boats, Long Beach, Vietnam, Shenzhen


China has at least 65 million empty homes - enough to house the population of France. It offers a glimpse into the country's massive housing-market problem.

Unfinished buildings and vacant streets in Xiangluo Bay. Yujiapu & Xiangluo Bay, a new central business district under construction in Tianjin, was been expected to be China's Manhattan. Now it's a Ghost city. Zhang Peng / Contributor / Getty Images One-fifth of the homes in China - at least 65 million units - are empty. That amount of empty real estate is enough to house the population of France. The ghost cities are a testament to China's reliance on real estate as a driver o...
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China has at least 65 million empty homes - enough to house the entire population of France. It offers a glimpse into the country's massive housing market problem.

Unfinished buildings and vacant streets in Xiangluo Bay. Yujiapu & Xiangluo Bay, a new biggest central business district under construction in Tianjin , has been expected to be China's Manhattan, now is reported as a Ghost city. The nation's slowing economy is putting the project into jeopardy. Zhang Peng / Contributor / Getty Images One-fifth of the homes in China - at least 65 million units - are empty. That means there's enough empty real estate in the country to house the e...
Tags: Europe, Japan, London, Sweden, France, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Shanghai, Sun, Manhattan, Cbs, World Bank


Tesla CEO Elon Musk says U.S. government should avoid regulating crypto

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday said the U.S. government should steer clear of trying to regulate the crypto market.“It is not possible to, I think, destroy crypto, but it is possible for governments to slow down its advancement,” Musk said at the Code Conference in Beverly Hills, California.Musk was responding on stage to a question from New York Times columnist Kara Swisher. She asked whether the U.S. government should be involved in regulating the crypto space.“I would say, ‘Do nothing,’” he ...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, Tech, Tesla, New York Times, Crypto, Musk, South China, Kara Swisher, Beverly Hills California Musk


Elon Musk wants US regulators to just let cryptocurrencies fly - saying the assets aren't the 'second coming of the Messiah'

Tesla CEO, Elon Musk. Patrick Pleul/Pool via Reuters The US government should "do nothing" about regulating cryptocurrencies, Elon Musk said Tuesday. "I don't think it's like the second coming of the Messiah, which some people seem to think," he said. China banned crypto because the country doesn't like their aim of reducing the power of centralization, he said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Elon Musk said he thinks US authorities sho...
Tags: Elon Musk, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, New York Times, Mark Cuban, Reddit, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Communist Party, Reuters, South China, Swisher


Japan urges Europe to speak out against China’s military expansion

Exclusive: in the first piece in a new Guardian series on China and tensions in the Indo-Pacific, Japan’s defence minister says the international community must bolster deterrence efforts against Beijing’s militaryJapan has urged European countries to speak out against China’s aggression, warning that the international community must bolster deterrence efforts against Beijing’s military and territorial expansion amid a growing risk of a hot conflict.In an interview with the Guardian, Japan’s def...
Tags: Europe, Japan, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, South China, Pacific Japan, Nobuo Kishi


It Could Get Ugly On The Ice For China

from Patrick Blennerhasset of the South China Morning Post, China’s men’s ice hockey team, ranked 32nd in the world by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), could find themselves as whipping boys in what will be a National Hockey League star-studded tournament come February at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. How did we get here, with a team that has no business competing in this tournament? And why is China’s ice hockey team still so bad given it had as far back as 2015...
Tags: China, Sport, Xi Jinping, National Hockey League, South China, IIHF, International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF, Patrick Blennerhasset, Beijing How, China Sports Insider


The US military just did one of its biggest exercise since the Cold War. Chinese analysts say it highlighted some weaknesses

Airman Angus Ross ejects the magazine of a M9 pistol aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, underway to support Large-Scale Exercise 2021, August 5, 2021. US Navy/MCS3 Jesse Schwab The US military's Large Scale Exercise 2021 was the biggest of its kind since the Cold War. It was designed to showcase America's advantages over China and Russia. Chinese analysts say it also highlighted some US weaknesses at a time it is struggling to reassure allies. See more stories on Ins...
Tags: Europe, Washington, China, Russia, US, America, Trends, Taiwan, Afghanistan, Beijing, Marines, Moscow, Song, Black Sea, Pacific Ocean, Macau


Poetic Positives of the Pandemic to Defeat the CCP

In August, the CCP, in addition to their hundreds of cyber attacks and influence operations bribing Western academics, businessmen, Holllywood, Wall Street, politicians, and others...was going to go kinetic. They had planned a 3-pronged attack. The CCP had Laos and Cambodia lined up to attack Vietnam. They planned to unleash North Korea on South Korea. And with that chaos established, they planned to attack Taiwan. Fortunately, we got the 7th fleet to the South China sea fast enou...
Tags: South Korea, Isis, Hollywood, Maryland, Australia, North Korea, China, Iraq, Religion, US, America, Taiwan, United States, Paris, Cambodia, Jesus


Congestion at South China Ports Worsens on Anti-COVID-19 Measures

By Muyu Xu and Gabriel CrossleyBEIJING (Reuters) - Congestion at container shipping ports in southern China is worsening as authorities step up...
Tags: China, Reuters, Gabriel, South China, Muyu Xu


Seagate and Western Digital stocks are on fire as the new cryptocurrency Chia continues to propel a hard-drive shortage

Sign with logo on facade of headquarters of hard drive and computer hardware maker Seagate in the Silicon Valley, Fremont, California, July 28, 2018. Smith Collection via Getty Images Seagate and Western Digital are the unlikely beneficiaries of a new cryptocurrency called Chia. The digital asset uses a technique called "proofs of space and time" to mint new coins on computer storage solutions. The result has been meteoric price increases for hard drives and solid-state drives around the w...
Tags: Seagate, China, Trends, Markets, Alibaba, Bittorrent, Cryptocurrencies, Ssds, Western Digital, Chia, Tom, Cohen, South China, Bram Cohen, HDDs, Chia Network


The game of chicken the US and China are playing in the Pacific looks worryingly familiar

Joe Biden, then US vice president, and Chinese President Xi Jinping in California in 2012. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images The US and Chinese militaries have been operating in close proximity in the waters and airspace of the Pacific Ocean. US and Chinese may not be seeking a war, but the interactions between their forces, and the close calls they sometimes have, could lead to one. See more stories on Insider's business page. The leaders of China and the United States certainly ...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, Congress, Navy, California, Washington, China, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Taiwan, Colombia


Japan emphasizes concerns over China's military in diplomacy report

The Japanese government emphasized concerns over China's military expansion and growing activities in the East and South China seas in...
Tags: Japan, China, South China


TSMC Founder Says China's Semiconductor Industry Still Five Years Behind

An anonymous reader quotes a report from South China Morning Post: In a rare public appearance since retiring nearly three years ago, Morris Chang, the 89-year-old founder of the world's largest contract chip maker, said China is not yet a competitor in chipmaking and that Taiwan should defend its leadership in semiconductor manufacturing. "Mainland China has given out subsidies to the tune of tens of billions of US dollars over the past 20 years but it is still five years behind TSMC," Chang sa...
Tags: China, US, Tech, Intel, Taiwan, TSMC, Qualcomm, Mainland China, Chang, South China, Morris Chang, China s Semiconductor Industry


Shake Shack CEO has revealed its plans for rapid expansion in Asia

A Shake Shack store in Beijing. NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images New York chain Shake Shack is ramping up expansion in Asia, according to its CEO. CEO Randy Garutti told CNBC that Asia will become one of its most important markets. It has over 45 restaurants in Asia with more locations in China and Singapore opening imminently. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York chain Shake Shack has its sights set on expansion in Asia. The CEO of the restaurant chain said in a...
Tags: Asia, China, Singapore, Trends, Philippines, Cnbc, South China, Shake Shack, Randy Garutti, Garutti, Mary Hanbury, Beijing NICOLAS, ASFOURI AFP, Getty Images New York chain Shake Shack, New York chain Shake Shack, China Japan South Korea Singapore


What China can learn about using its 'mini-carrier strike groups' from watching US Navy operations

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the South China Sea, April 9, 2021. US Navy/MCS Seaman Nadia Lund A combination of vessel types has military observers speculating about how China can better deploy ships and aircraft. Beijing has launched just two of its six planned aircraft carrier strike groups, but other ships could help fill the gap. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the world's two biggest naval fleets engage in the Indo-Pacific region, China...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, France, China, US, America, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, San Diego, Song, Macau, US Navy, PLA, San Antonio, Forbes


US Navy sends message to China with photo of destroyer shadowing Chinese aircraft carrier

The Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier, sails into Hong Kong for a port call, July 7, 2017. AP Photo/Kin Cheung A photo of US Navy destroyer USS Mustin shadowing Chinese warships has been described as a form of "cognitive warfare." China and the US are both building up their forces in the East and South China seas by sending carriers and escorts to the region. See more stories on Insider's business page. The United States military has engaged in a form of "cognitive warfare" ...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, US, Trends, Taiwan, Aircraft Carrier, Beijing, Canada, United States, Philippines, Macau, US Navy, PLA, Yangtze River, South China Sea, Roosevelt


A combined influence of three oceans on record-breaking rainfall over China in June 2020

The rainfall over the Yangtze River Valley in June 2020 broke the record since 1979. Previous studies have attributed the rainfall in China to climate variations in the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Scientists in South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences find that all three oceans of the Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans contribute to the Yangtze River Valley rainfall in June 2020, but the Atlantic plays a dominant role.
Tags: Science, China, Atlantic, Pacific, South China, Atlantic Oceans, Yangtze River Valley


China's powerful Type 055 destroyer joined its aircraft carrier group for first time

Chinese navy Type 055 destroyer off Qingdao in eastern China, on April 23, 2019. Kyodo News Stills via Getty Images Chinese stealth guided-missile destroyer Nanchang joined the Liaoning carrier group in a sea trial this month. The addition of the powerful Type 055 destroyer could boost the carrier group's combat capabilities, analysts say. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has sent a Type 055 destroyer to accompany its aircraft carrier group for the first time duri...
Tags: Japan, China, Singapore, Trends, Taiwan, United States, Asia Pacific, Pacific, US Navy, PLA, Chinese Navy, South China Sea, Carrier Strike Group, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Lhasa, Qingdao


The life and career of Larry Ellison, the billionaire Oracle cofounder who went from college drop-out to jet-setting playboy and tech titan

Larry Ellison. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Oracle founder Larry Ellison hasn't had a typical path to success. Ellison dropped out of college twice and didn't become a billionaire until age 49. He built Oracle into a $180 billion behemoth while becoming something of an international playboy. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Larry Ellison, the 76-year-old billionaire cofounder of Oracle, is one of the most interesting men in tech.Whether it's yacht-racing, buyi...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Enterprise, California, Steve Jobs, Washington, White House, US, America, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Getty Images


Japan, U.S. Share Serious Concerns Over Tensions in South China Sea: Kishi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States have shared serious concerns over rising tensions in the East and South China Seas, Japanese defence...
Tags: Japan, United States, Tokyo, Kishi, South China Sea, South China, Reuters Japan


US and European markets could be in dangerous bubbles, China's banking regulator warns

Guo Shuqing is chairman of China's banking regulatory commission South China Morning Post/Getty Images China's banking regulator said he is worried about "the bubble problem in foreign financial markets."Guo Shuqing said monetary policy had pushed US and European markets well ahead of the real economy.The comments weighed on Asian stocks overnight, while US futures fell.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.US and European markets are racing ahead of t...
Tags: Hong Kong, Europe, Wall Street, China, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Beijing, Financial Times, South China, Securities Times, Guo, Nicholas Colas, Guo Shuqing, Harry Robertson, Bloomberg Investors


The Air Force just sent the first B-1B bomber to the 'boneyard'

A B-1B takes off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, October 11, 2017. US Air Force The Air Force has taken the first step in its plan to divest 17 B-1B bombers in the coming months, sending the first Lancer to the "boneyard." The divestments will reduce the active B-1 fleet to 45 aircraft, and the service plans to retire all of them by 2036. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The first B-1B Lancer bomber has headed to the Boneyard, Air Force Global Strike Command an...
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China becomes biggest EU trading partner in US$710 billion exchange - South China Morning Post

China becomes biggest EU trading partner in US$710 billion exchange   South China Morning Post
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ByteDance is walking away from its TikTok deal with Oracle now that Trump isn't in office, report says

A source said ByteDance no longer needs its deal with Oracle because Trump wasn't reelected. Dado Ruvic/Reuters/Illustration A source told the South China Morning Post that ByteDance is walking away from its US TikTok deal with Oracle. Trump repeatedly demanded that the Chinese company sell its US holdings over security concerns. Last week, the Biden administration put the brakes on efforts to ban TikTok in the US. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ByteDance, the ...
Tags: Google, News, US, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Larry Ellison, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Oracle, Scmp, Trump, South China, South China Morning Post, Tech Insider, Bytedance


After 44 Years, China Becomes the Third Country To Return Moon Samples To Earth

Long-time Slashdot reader cusco writes: In the first return of a lunar sample since the Soviets in 1976, the Chang'e 5 spacecraft landed Thursday in Inner Mongolia with 2 kilograms of material drilled from as much as two meters below the surface... On December 3, the ascent stage took off from the moon with the sample, docking with the orbiter three days later. After jettisoning the ascent stage the orbiter returned to Earth and was recovered December 17. Here's a (fairly bad) video of the dri...
Tags: China, Tech, Earth, Xi Jinping, Mars, Chang, Slashdot, Inner Mongolia, South China