Mystery Rocket Crash Site Found, ISS Independence from Russia, Space Nuclear Power | Space Bites – Fraser Cain

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China Daily editorial slams Anthony Albanese over Ukraine war comments hinting at Taiwan

Chinese state media has launched its strongest attack yet on the Albanian government, accusing the Prime Minister of “ignorance” and declaring that chances of a reset between Beijing and Canberra are rapidly diminishing. Key points: Mr Albanese drew a parallel between Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and tensions between China and Taiwan Chinese state media said … Read more

Xi Jinping leaves mainland China for the first time since the beginning of pandemic

Xi is expected to spend two days in the financial hub and attend a series of official events to mark both the July 1 handover and the inauguration ceremony of the city’s next Beijing appointed leader John Lee, a former police officer and security chief. In the almost 900 days since Xi last left the … Read more

Tianwen-1: China’s Mars probe has photographed the entire red planet

Tianwen-1, which means “quest for heavenly truth,” was launched in 2020 and landed on Mars last May, when the Zhurong rover on board started its mission of patrolling and exploring the planet while the orbiter spun overhead. In a statement, China’s National Space Agency (CNSA) said the probe has now completed all its assigned tasks, … Read more

G7 launches $ 600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $ 600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. US … Read more

Recession, currencies, oil, Russian debt

A man walks past the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg via Getty Images SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific traded higher on Monday as investors assess inflation and recession fears. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped nearly 1% in … Read more

Sydney’s priciest house sales of FY2021 / 22 revealed: the mansions sold for jaw dropping prices

Sydney houses fetched some jaw dropping prices over the past financial year, with some celebrities making big moves. See the epic homes that shattered records. Sydney mansions have been selling for truly gargantuan prices over the past year in what real estate agents have described as a feeding frenzy for homes in glitzy coastal enclaves. … Read more

TikTok owner ByteDance sees $ 1 billion in player spend on its games

ByteDance has been investing in its mobile gaming business through key acquisitions and is finding success outside of China. Omar Marques | Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Chinese internet giant ByteDance’s nascent foray into gaming is showing signs of promise with spending across its mobile titles growing over the past year as it … Read more

Protesters interrupt Chinese ambassador’s event at UTS Sydney

Protesters have been removed by security after interrupting a speech by the Chinese ambassador in Sydney. Protesters have gatecrashed a speech by China’s ambassador to Australia to question Beijing’s record on human rights. Several people interrupted Xiao Qian’s address to the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology in Sydney on Friday. Well-known anti-Chinese … Read more

China’s steel mill owners are in a bad mood as demand takes a hit

Steel mill owners in parts of China are in a bad mood, Beijing-based commodities consultant Simon Wu said. Steel inventories are slowly piling up in the warehouses of the country’s biggest steelmaking hub, the northeastern city of Tangshan, as well as in the provinces of Jiangsu and Shandong, mill owners told Wu, a senior consultant … Read more