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China Xi's expansive agenda gets boost with move to end term limits

China Xi's expansive agenda gets boost with move to end term limits

And when China previous year announced plans to construct a new economic zone near the national capital, companies with " Beijing ", "Development", "Construction", and even "Cement" in their names benefitted, it added. The constitutional amendments also include new language about " the great revival of the Chinese race ". Apparently, Xi can not risk giving up his titles as Deng did.


Twitter's CEO Admits The Platform Has Problems, Asks For Help

Twitter's CEO Admits The Platform Has Problems, Asks For Help

He said Twitter has been working with outside researchers like the media non-profit Cortico on ways to measure the health of public conversations. Our expectation is that successful projects will produce peer-reviewed, publicly available, open-access research articles and open source software whenever possible.


Cheers, protests as German court lets cities ban diesel cars

Cheers, protests as German court lets cities ban diesel cars

It is by no means apparent from the judgment that local authorities will be forced to impose diesel driving bans. More than 10 million diesel vehicles could be subject to the bans. The automaker admitted in 2015 that it had cheated United States exhaust tests. In Europe, diesel fuel has been branded for decades as a cleaner and cheaper alternative to gasoline, largely because diesel vehicles are more fuel-efficient and emit less carbon dioxide than their gasoline-powered rivals.


Canada Pushes Back Against Corporate Tax Cuts

Canada Pushes Back Against Corporate Tax Cuts

If approved, that investment would be rolled out over 10 years in a financial plan that Finance Minister Bill Morneau credits as taking an "historic and meaningful step" toward closing the gender gap in Canada. Thus there is neither an urgent need to place a chicken in every pot, nor to minister to a recession, nor to waste valuable political capital now on initiatives that might be forgotten by the fall of 2019 when the Liberals want command of our memories.


Portable power bank bursts inside a plane in China

Portable power bank bursts inside a plane in China

The passengers of an airplane suffered the fright of their lives when they had to evacuate their flight when a powerbank bafflingly caught on fire in the overhead compartment. Flight CZ-3539 had begun boarding when a passenger spotted another passengers bag on fire with smoke coming from the overhead bin, stated China Southern Airlines to the microblogging site Weibo.


US manufacturing growth accelerates in February: ISM

US manufacturing growth accelerates in February: ISM

The Nikkei South Korea Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, dropped to 50.3 in February from January's 50.7. Andrew Hunter, US economist at Capital Economics, said the rise in the ISM manufacturing index suggests that growth is set to pick up following a soft start to the year.