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China soon to host global meet on journalism

Journalism that usually fits in democracies will come to China in 2022 when the economic giant hosts a triennial global congress of journalism educators......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJul 12th, 2019Related News

One country, two systems : Hong Kong s special status

Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997 under a handover agreement that guaranteed the territory certain levels of autonomy and freedoms unseen on the mainland—and that "one country, two systems" deal is at the center of the row between London and Beijing......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJul 4th, 2019Related News

China earthquake quake kills 11, injures 122

The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 18th, 2019Related News

Fewer but newer nuclear arms in the world, report says

The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernizing their arsenals, a report published Monday said......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 17th, 2019Related News

Surveillance-savvy Hong Kong protesters go digitally dark

Hong Kong's tech-savvy protesters are going digitally dark as they try to avoid surveillance and potential future prosecutions, disabling location tracking on their phones, buying train tickets with cash and purging their social media conversations......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 13th, 2019Related News

On 30th anniversary, China says Tiananmen crackdown was correct policy

China on Sunday defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the "correct" policy......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJun 2nd, 2019Related News

China bemoans US bullying of Huawei

China's foreign minister has slammed US moves against telecom giant Huawei as "economic bullying", and warned that Beijing was ready to "fight to the very end" in its trade war with Washington......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

Straws you can eat

In South Korea, a company has taken the fight against the use of plastic straws on another level – by developing an alternative that you can eat......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Paving roads with plastic bottles rescued from the sea

(Earth Beats) In the Caribbean city of Utila, in Honduras, local officials found a solution to the plastic problem by turning them into asphalt that can be used to pave the city streets......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Nigerian startup turns tires into furniture

(Earth Beats) A young entrepreneur in Nigeria has found a solution to tire waste by converting them into furniture......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Giant barriers keep waste out of the oceans

(Earth Beats) A startup designed a river barrier system to prevent plastic waste from going into the oceans......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Grocery stores against food waste

(Earth Beats) In France, an anti-waste grocery store network is taking off to sell “unsellable” products at discount prices......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Bacteria and blockchain clean up oil spills in Nigeria

(Earth Beats) Using bacteria and blockchain, a Nigerian entrepreneur based in the United States has developed an effective system that would ensure oil spill clean-up are efficient and corruption-free......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Mobile game empowers reforestation efforts in South Korea

(Earth Beats) Thousands of trees have been planted in South Korea and in other parts of the world with the help of a popular mobile game......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Can oysters clean up New York Harbor?

(Earth Beats) Using oysters, a team of high school students, scientists, and volunteers are working together to clean up the New York harbor in the United States......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Startup uses diesel emissions to produce ink

(Earth Beats) In India, a young entrepreneur has found a way to trap harmful emissions from diesel generators and use them to produce ink......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Israeli startup using algae to clean sewage

(Earth Beats) An Israeli startup has found a way to use algae to make cleaning sewage more sustainable......»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Blast in camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan kills 4

BEIRUT — A large explosion rocked a camp for displaced Syrians along the Syrian-Jordanian border yesterday, killing at least four, and wounding many others,.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 22nd, 2017Related News

A closer look at Turkey s proposed presidential system

ISTANBUL — Turkey's parliament has signed off on a controversial constitutional reform package that would concentrate even more powers in the office of the p.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 22nd, 2017Related News

Turkish leader Erdogan pushes to create powerful presidency

ANKARA — Turkey's president started campaigning yesterday for constitutional reforms that would greatly expand the powers of his office, hours after a vote i.....»»

Source: philstar philstarCategory: newsJan 21st, 2017Related News