Why their hasn't been a bitcoin revolution yet

Cryptocurrencies: Why Hasn’t the Bitcoin Revolution Yet Happened?

DIGITAL COINS: Cryptocurrencies have still not overthrown the monetary system, they have failed to become anything more than a speculative investment While bitcoin hits the headlines with every surge in its price, it has failed to deliver on its initial promise to be used as a payment method. The main reason is that cryptocurrencies are not […]

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Huawei Remains on US Blacklist Despite Joe Biden Coming to Power

COMMERCIAL WAR: Chinese manufacturer Huawei, has faced numerous accusations of spying on behalf of China during the Trump administration The arrival of Joe Biden as President of the United States was synonymous with hope and renewal for Huawei and foreshadowed a relaxation of trade restrictions imposed on American companies that wanted to work with the Chinese company. But the […]

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China warns Taiwan that independence "will mean war"

China Warns Taiwan That Independence “Will Mean War”

Beijing’s warning is very strong: if Taiwan proclaims its independence, it will be “war”. Beijing, which considers that the island is an integral part of Chinese territory, suspects the Taiwanese administration of wanting to proclaim this independence, while President Tsai Ing-wen considers this step unnecessary insofar as she considers that it has already been acquired. […]

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Ice cream tested positive for coronavirus in China

China: Ice Cream Tested Positive for Coronavirus

VIRUS: Employees of the factory where the ice cream was made were quarantined and tested for coronavirus Three samples of ice made by a company in northern China have tested positive for the coronavirus. Tests had been carried out on these foods by the municipal centre for disease control. The 1,662 employees of the company have been quarantined and subjected to […]

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First death from Covid-19 in China for eight months

Coronavirus: First Death from Covid-19 in China for Eight Months

RESURGENCE: According to the official report, 4,635 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in China This is news that falls just as a team from the World Health Organization begins its investigation in Wuhan into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. China recorded the first death from Covid-19 in its territory in eight months, health authorities announced Thursday. Several cities subject to […]

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Paris denounces the "continuous deterioration of the situation in Hong Kong"

Paris Denounces the “Continuous Deterioration of the Situation in Hong Kong”

REPRESSION: More than fifty opposition figures, including a US lawyer, has been arrested in Hong Kong, the biggest crackdown to date under China’s recent national security law France criticized this Wednesday the arrest of fifty opposition figures militant for democracy in Hong Kong, denouncing “the continued deterioration” of the political situation in this former British colony and recalling […]

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The Sinovac laboratory dedicated to research on the CoronaVac vaccine, in Beijing on September 24, 2020

Coronavirus: The Chinese CoronaVac Vaccine “Effective”, According to the Brazilian institute

EPIDEMIC: Brazil to order 100 million doses of CoronaVac from the Butantan Institute, more than double the 46 million initially planned The vaccine against the coronavirus CoronaVac, developed by the Chinese laboratory Sinovac, has “reached the threshold of effectiveness” required by the WHO, revealed the Butantan Institute, responsible for its production and distribution in Brazil, this Wednesday, without however make […]

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More than half of the population in China is overweight

China: More than Half of Chinese now Overweight, Report Finds

HEALTH: Overweight also affects children and adolescents in China: 20% of 6-17 year olds are affected by this public health problem which causes a large number of pathologies. It is also an effect of confinement: the lack of movement and physical activity may increase obesity problems around the world. More than half of Chinese adults are now overweight, according […]

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A new study that analyzed blood donations from December 2019 to early January helped show that the coronavirus infected people in the U.S. earlier than previously thought.

Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says

The coronavirus was present in the United States. weeks earlier than scientists and public health officials previously thought, and before cases in China were publicly identified The coronavirus was present in the United States weeks earlier than scientists and public health officials previously thought, and before cases in China were publicly identified, according to a […]

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A laboratory participating in the search for a vaccine in Shenyang, China.

Coronavirus: Two Chinese Vaccines Already Administered to a Million People

EPIDEMIC: China has allowed inoculations of unauthorized vaccines for the coronavirus to certain people since this summer wo experimental anti-Covid vaccines from the Chinese firm Sinopharm have already been administered “urgently” to nearly a million people, the pharmaceutical company said on Friday, without however providing clinical data showing their effectiveness. For needs deemed urgent – such as employees and students going abroad, or […]

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