Construction of futuristic aerospace city underway in S China’s Hainan

Construction of Wenchang International Aerospace City is underway in south China’s Hainan Province. The park is home to the Wenchang Space Launch Site, the only coastal site of its kind in China and from where the Long March 5 rocket blasted off on July 23, 2020, carrying China’s Tianwen-1 Mars probe. Subscribe to us on … Read more Construction of futuristic aerospace city underway in S China’s Hainan

Melbourne’s second coronavirus shutdown sees businesses closing for good | 7.30

Victoria’s latest lockdown is a huge drag on the national economy. This time around more industries are directly affected, with construction and many retail operators now forced to either close or drastically change the way they operate. Many of them won’t survive it, as Carrington Clarke reports. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more Melbourne’s second coronavirus shutdown sees businesses closing for good | 7.30

Aerial China: People flock to Tianjin, legendary master Huo Yuanjia’s hometown, to study kung fu

Martial arts are still in vogue. Both foreigners and locals flock to #Tianjin, legendary master Huo Yuanjia’s hometown, to study kung fu. The footage is from the third season of “Aerial China”, a documentary television series showcasing China’s landscape using only aerial videos. Join us in this unique journey across the sky! Starting today, CGTN … Read more Aerial China: People flock to Tianjin, legendary master Huo Yuanjia’s hometown, to study kung fu

Live: A sneak peek into 2022 Winter Olympics venue of Chongli看冬奥赛场施工的最新进展

The construction of projects for the Beijing Winter Olympics has been progressing smoothly as the COVID-19 is largely under control in China. Chongli, a district of Zhangjiakou in Hebei Province, is also well on track to fulfilling its promise to host most of the skiing events in 2022. Let’s check out the latest progress of … Read more Live: A sneak peek into 2022 Winter Olympics venue of Chongli看冬奥赛场施工的最新进展

Buddhist School Chancellor translates traditional Chinese children guidelines into Sinhalese

During the construction of the Port City Colombo project, China Harbour built NIIBS, the Nāgānanda International Institute for Buddhist Studies for local children. Bodagama Chandima, vice-chancellor of NIIBS, has translated traditional Chinese classic Di Zi Gui (Standards for Being a Good Pupil and Child) into Sinhalese for their students and won their favor. Subscribe to … Read more Buddhist School Chancellor translates traditional Chinese children guidelines into Sinhalese

Into Tibet 2020: Dancing on Tibetan construction sites – hitting Aga clay

Aga clay is a unique building material on the Tibetan Plateau. Roofing or flooring made from Aga clay are so solid and cohesive and it will not collapse even if the supporting beams are broken. People who gather together when constructing buildings usually sing and dance while tamping the Aga clay surface in a happy … Read more Into Tibet 2020: Dancing on Tibetan construction sites – hitting Aga clay

Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced an extension and additional 15 billion AUD ($10.8 billion) to the government’s JobKeeper scheme to offer relief for Australians during the coronavirus pandemic. “This is the largest program of this nature the country has ever undertaken,” said Morrision during a news conference with Acting Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly … Read more Australia Announces JobKeeper Extension During Covid-19

Construction continues in Sri Lankan port city Colombo amid COVID-19

Port City Colombo, a world-class city designed to hold more than 200,000 people, is the largest foreign investment project in Sri Lanka. About 1,600 people work on the site. Construction continued even during the COVID-19 outbreak, said Kosala, safety engineer of the project. So, what precautions did they take? And how did they protect workers’ … Read more Construction continues in Sri Lankan port city Colombo amid COVID-19

Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a plaque on Wednesday to kick off the construction of a Hindu temple in the northern city of Ayodhya on a spot where a mosque was demolished nearly 30 years ago, prompting deadly riots nationwide. Modi offered prayers to nine stone blocks with Lord Ram inscribed on it amid … Read more Indian PM Modi lays foundation of Ram temple at razed mosque site

Coronavirus: Australia Steps Up On Childcare and Mental Health Support

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrision offered his support to Covid-19 hotspot state Victoria, detailing additional childcare and mental health investments as Australians cope with another lockdown. The prime minister announced millions of dollars in investments in mental health services and platforms like Headspace, Lifeline and Beyond Blue. Victoria’s spiraling Covid-19 outbreak and the closure of … Read more Coronavirus: Australia Steps Up On Childcare and Mental Health Support

India gets festive ahead of grand temple event

People are celebrating the construction of a Hindu temple in the northern holy town of Ayodhya on a site contested by Muslims for decades but given to Hindus by the Supreme Court. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality … Read more India gets festive ahead of grand temple event

Modi Breaks Ground on Hindu Temple That Sparked Deadly Riots

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone Wednesday for a Hindu temple on a contentious site where a 16th century mosque once stood, a historic move that meets a decades-long political promise as the pandemic slams the economy. Clad in saffron, a color that is significant for Hindus, Modi offered prayers at a … Read more Modi Breaks Ground on Hindu Temple That Sparked Deadly Riots

In India, construction of Hindu temple on site of destroyed mosque a victory for PM Modi

In India’s Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the construction of a Hindu temple on the site of a destroyed mosque. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us … Read more In India, construction of Hindu temple on site of destroyed mosque a victory for PM Modi

World’s first cross-sea tunnel for 350km/h railway starts construction in S China

China has started construction on the world’s first single-hole double-track high speed railway sea tunnel designed to allow trains to travel at a speed of up to 350 kilometers per hour in Shantou Bay, South China’s Guangdong Province. The 163-kilometer-long railway, which includes a 9,781-meter-long tunnel, has officially entered the substantive construction stage, with an … Read more World’s first cross-sea tunnel for 350km/h railway starts construction in S China

Australia’s Melbourne to close retail

Australia’s second-biggest city Melbourne already under night curfew announced fresh restrictions on industries, including retail and construction, as it steps up desperate efforts to contain the spread of a resurgent coronavirus. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is … Read more Australia’s Melbourne to close retail