Articles Tagged with china

Oil Prices Continue to Drop, Here’s Why

Gas prices lowest since 2004

As 2014 comes to a close, consumers have noticed a steep drop in gas prices. What’s behind the improvement? Well, a combination of factors have actually led to the change. According to a CBS News article, the national average price per gallon dropped below $3.00 this fall for the first time since 2004. Bob Darbelnet,… Read more »

China: 100,000 Elephants Slaughtered Amid Ivory Craze

Ivory Trade

Conservationists in China estimate 100,000 elephants were slaughtered amid an ongoing ivory craze. Save the Elephants founder Iain Douglas-Hamilton said the brutal practice could force the magnificent creatures into extinction. Although China law prohibits smuggling and selling ivory the laws are rarely enforced. In a joint report, Save the Elephants and The Aspinall Foundation determined… Read more »

NSA Director Says Chinese Cyber Hackers Can Shut Down U.S. Power Grid

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NSA Director Michael Rogers says that Chinese cyber hackers can shut down the power grid in the United States and essentially end life as we know it in America. According to the federal official, China and “one or two” other countries are capable of launching cyberattacks that terminate the ability of the power grid to… Read more »

Ebola: China Sends 160 Health Workers To Liberia

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A team of 160 Chinese military health professionals have arrived in Liberia to help fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The health workers will be manning a state-of-the-art, $41 million Ebola clinic in Liberia, the first health facility in the afflicted country to be fully operated by Chinese personnel. China has been criticized for… Read more »

Hong Kong Protesters May Not Be Allowed In Beijing

Hong Kong protesters are looking to travel to Beijing, but may not make it.

Pro-democracy protests have been going on in Hong Kong since September. The protest movement, called Occupy Central, is demanding free elections. According to Reuters, Alex Chow, Eason Chung, and Nathan Law from the Hong Kong Federation of Students, one of the groups leading the protests, have announced their intent to ask China’s leaders, directly, to… Read more »

Chinese President To Obama — Stay Out Of Hong Kong

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Although the focus of President Obama’s trip to China has been framed around the idea of cooperation between China and the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping ended the trip with some very blunt words for the U.S. president. The trip to the largest communist country in the world heralded a landmark agreement to confront… Read more »

Chinese Government Does Not Tolerate Muslim Jihad, Executes 13 Terrorists

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Worldwide Islamic terrorism has become one of the biggest issues for many nations, especially when it comes to being a threat to a country’s homeland security. The Inquisitr has been up-to-date when it comes to the latest Islamic terrorist activities, primarily from the Islamic State. Apparently, the Islamic State intercepted an air drop of weaponry… Read more »

China: Air Pollution Worsens As Economy Booms – How Bad Will The Air Get?

China Air Pollutions

According to a new study at the University of East Anglia, China’s efforts to reduce its carbon emissions are being severely hampered by its rampant economic expansion. The study, published today in Nature Climate Change, says that though many significant advancements have been made in cutting the country’s CO2 emissions, expansion of the economy has… Read more »

1,500 Yr. Old Shaolin Temple Is Hiring And Women Can Apply Too!

Shaolin Temple Is Hiring

Shaolin Temple monks are famous for their acrobatic skills and death-defying martial arts. Some monks have even gone ahead and shared a decent meal with a tiger, but there are a few jobs that these lethal, yet peaceful disciples of Buddha aren’t trained for. Hence a 1,500 Years old Shaolin Temple released a ‘for hire’… Read more »