The race to house Canberra’s booming population is putting pressure on the ‘bush capital’ | ABC News

The bush capital is getting bigger and some are wondering if that growth threatens the Canberra way of life. One hundred thousand new homes will need to be built in Canberra over the next 20 years. City planners want most of them to fall in existing urban areas, rather than release vast amounts of new … Read more The race to house Canberra’s booming population is putting pressure on the ‘bush capital’ | ABC News

WHO: world ‘must learn to live with virus’

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus says during the 4th emergency committee meeting six months after sounding the top alarm over the new coronavirus outbreak that “although vaccine development is happening at record speed, we must learn to live with this virus, and we must fight it with the tools we have.” At least 17 million people … Read more WHO: world ‘must learn to live with virus’

What are the dangers of politicizing vaccine development

China has agreed to help the Philippines with coronavirus vaccine procurement following a request from the country’s president Rodrigo Duterte. But some US reports claim China is trying to seduce an important US ally with vaccine promises. What’s the story? How might countries use a new vaccine as leverage against one another on the global … Read more What are the dangers of politicizing vaccine development

The City of the Future: ‘Cloud Open Day’ in the Sri Lanka Port City Colombo

On July 30, the “City of the Future: Cloud Open Day” event was launched by Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka. The well-known Sri Lankan hostess, Indeewari Amuwatte, led the audience to an online walk-through of the “City of the Future” by the Indian Ocean, offering a peek into the construction works and development of … Read more The City of the Future: ‘Cloud Open Day’ in the Sri Lanka Port City Colombo

‘We launch pilot projects and train villagers on poverty alleviation’ to aid ASEAN countries

China is determined to win the battle against poverty this year as scheduled despite adverse impact by the COVID-19 epidemic. What’s the biggest challenge of China’s poverty alleviation mission this year? What poverty reduction experiences can China share with other developing countries? And how does China cooperate with ASEAN countries on poverty alleviation? Su Guoxia, … Read more ‘We launch pilot projects and train villagers on poverty alleviation’ to aid ASEAN countries

What can we learn with President Xi’s view on China’s military history?

China’s people’s army has moved from victory to victory, demonstrating the great power of reform and innovation. The growth and development history of the people’s army is a history of reform and innovation. Chinese President Xi Jinping has, on many occasions, praised the great contribution that the people’s army has made to China’s history. #XiJinping … Read more What can we learn with President Xi’s view on China’s military history?

What can we learn with President Xi’s view on China’s military history?

China’s people’s army has moved from victory to victory, demonstrating the great power of reform and innovation. The growth and development history of the people’s army is a history of reform and innovation. Chinese President Xi Jinping has, on many occasions, praised the great contribution that the people’s army has made to China’s history. #XiJinping … Read more What can we learn with President Xi’s view on China’s military history?

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (30 July 2020)

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said evidence suggests that spikes of cases in some countries are being driven “in part by younger people letting down their guard during the northern hemisphere summer” and reminded that “young people are not invincible.” Speaking at a press conference in Geneva today (30 Jul), Tedros said, although older people are … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (30 July 2020)

WHO: Nightclubs Are ‘Amplifiers of Transmission’ for Coronavirus

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said evidence suggests that spikes of cases in some countries are being driven “in part by younger people letting down their guard during the northern hemisphere summer” and reminded that “young people are not invincible.” Speaking at a press conference in Geneva today (30 Jul), Tedros said, although older people are … Read more WHO: Nightclubs Are ‘Amplifiers of Transmission’ for Coronavirus

WHO: We Don’t Know What Long-Term Effects of Covid-19 Will Be

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said evidence suggests that spikes of cases in some countries are being driven “in part by younger people letting down their guard during the northern hemisphere summer” and reminded that “young people are not invincible.” Speaking at a press conference in Geneva today (30 Jul), Tedros said, although older people are … Read more WHO: We Don’t Know What Long-Term Effects of Covid-19 Will Be

WHO Chief Warns ‘Young People Are Not Invincible’ to Covid-19

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus said evidence suggests that spikes of cases in some countries are being driven “in part by younger people letting down their guard during the northern hemisphere summer” and reminded that “young people are not invincible.” Speaking at a press conference in Geneva today (30 Jul), Tedros said, although older people are … Read more WHO Chief Warns ‘Young People Are Not Invincible’ to Covid-19

Kodak Shares Skyrocket After Pivot from Photography to Pharmaceuticals

Eastman Kodak Co. is getting another shot at redemption. The 131-year-old company that once dominated the market for photographic film and made an ill-fated foray into cryptocurrencies is pivoting again. This time, Kodak plans to make ingredients for generic drugs, aided by a $765 million U.S. government loan, the first fruits of a Trump Administration … Read more Kodak Shares Skyrocket After Pivot from Photography to Pharmaceuticals

UN: Millions of children globally face lead poisoning risks

A new United Nations report says millions of children – in wealthy and poor nations – are at risk of irreversible health damage because of lead poisoning. It says lead can impair brain development, nervous systems and vital organs. It blames inadequate recycling of lead-acid batteries, paint in homes and food contaminated by lead-glazed pottery. … Read more UN: Millions of children globally face lead poisoning risks

Xi Jinping hears suggestions from non-CPC groups

The Communist Party of China (CPC) held a forum to discuss ways to boost the economy. The CPC Central Committee met with the representatives of non-CPC parties as well as the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. Attendees presented proposals for the economy, including ways to achieve high-quality development. Addressing the meeting, General Secretary Xi … Read more Xi Jinping hears suggestions from non-CPC groups