Coronavirus: Why are we catching more diseases from animals? By Prof Tim Benton Chatham House, Emerging Risks team • January 31, 2020 BBC NEWS About this piece This analysis piece was commissioned by BBC News from an expert working for an outside organisation. Prof Tim Benton is research director of the Emerging Risks team at … Continue reading (International-240) Jan 30, 2020 – Blame the animals for the infestious diseases! The best article!
Personal Note: President Trump is mortal and he needs to know that mainland China has a 5000 year history...we Americans, out history is less than 400 years old! He will die but China will live and who knows, it might one day take over the USA which President Trump will turn over in his grave! … Continue reading (International-239) Jan 30, 2020 – Huawei and 5G…EU and UK refuse to listen to USA on this…
Brexit: European Parliament overwhelmingly backs terms of UK's exit • 29 January 2020 Members of the European Parliament have overwhelmingly backed the terms of the UK's departure from the EU. MEPs ratified the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement by 621 votes to 49 following an emotional debate in Brussels. After the vote, MEPs marked the UK's exit … Continue reading (International-238) Jan 29, 2020 – Brexit and the final goodbye in Europe
Post-80s young man gifts 20,000 face masks in N China (People's Daily Online) January 29, 2020 A post-80s man recently attracted attention up and down the country thanks to his good deed of giving free masks to citizens all around Baotou in Northern China's Inner Mongolia, Baotou Evening News reported. Li Hui, a self-employed businessman … Continue reading (China-424) Jan 29, 2020 – A young and his family gave out free masks to people in this time of the virus crisis in China
Personal Note: China's economy seems to be booming, one reason was the rise of P2P lending practice, the free flow of money from people to people, hands to hands, without much governmental regulations. Right now a friend's mother has lost tons of money because she trusted one of her former students with her money … Continue reading (China-423) Jan 29, 2020 – P to P lending in China is in trouble today
US-Mexico border: 'Longest ever' smuggling tunnel discovered bbc news JAN 30, 2020 US officials say they have discovered the longest smuggling tunnel ever found on the border with Mexico. Stretching for 4,309ft (1,313m), the tunnel had a lift, rail track, drainage and air ventilation systems, high voltage electrical cables and panels. The passageway connected an … Continue reading (International-237) Jan 29, 2020 – A new drug tunnet between USA and Mexico
Personal Note: Maybe this new revelation of how your lung might be able to save you if you would stop smoking, despite cancer! It has always been a curious thing to me why some people can smoke and smoke and not die of cancer, yet some who smoke not as much might or could die … Continue reading (America-172) January 29, 2020 – Lung, heal thyself from cancer!
Personal Note: SINCE the best foie gras are made from only Male ducks or geese, what you do with the female ducks or geese? Here is the answer: "Since foie gras is made from the livers of only male ducks, all female ducklings—40 million of them each year in France alone—are useless to the … Continue reading (International-236) Jan 29, 2020 – Do you like fatty livers from ducks and geese? This article is for you!
Personal note: Why are some Chinese inclined to marry on Feb 2, 2020? "Feb 2, 2020, is written as 20200202 on the Chinese calendar, and Chinese people often like to get married on an even date as they believe that good things come in pairs." Same with the 2008 Beijing Olympics 080808...open night August … Continue reading (China-422) Jan 29, 2020 – Why it is good to marry on Feb 2, 2020 (20200202)!
Full stack of innovation gives Huawei edge in smart cities By Ma Si | China Daily | Updated: 2020-01-06 09:15 Several Chinese tech giants are betting on local governments' growing enthusiasm for building smart cities, which they see as new growth opportunities. Huawei Technologies Co aims to stand out among this string of firms, with … Continue reading (China-421) Jan 29, 2020 – Why is Huawei doing so well in the world?