16 December 2019

Science and Education

US envoy Stephen Biegun slams North Korea remark as 'hostile, unnecessary' (19)
AFP Biegun said the US was 'fully aware of the strong potential for North Korea to conduct a major provocation in the days ahead'. Stephen Biegun, the US special envoy for North Korea, arrived in South Korea on Sunday as Pyongyang stepped up pressure on Washington to make concessions to revive stalled denucleasisation talks ahead of a year-end deadline.
China media warns Arsenal of 'serious implications' over 'clownish' Ozil (3)
Monday December 16 2019 Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil. Arsenal has distanced itself from his comments. FILE PHOTO | ROSLAN RAHMAN | AFP AFP In Summary The response to Ozil's criticism has been swift in China. On Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV pulled the live Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City from its programming. Arsenal has distanced itself from his comments.
U.S. expelled Chinese officials after they drove onto military base: Report (3)
Reuters Updated: December 15, 2019 (Getty Images) WASHINGTON - The U.S. government covertly moved to expel two officials from the Chinese embassy earlier this year, after they drove onto a military base, the New York Times reported, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter. The newspaper reported on Sunday that one of the two Chinese officials is believed to be an intelligence officer operating under diplomatic cover.
Old guards not ready to pave way for young leaders: Sena (3)
Mumbai, Dec 16 (PTI) Ahead of the Maharashtra Cabinet expansion, the Shiv Sena on Monday said old guards are not ready to give up ministerial berths for young leaders and they should come out of the illusion that the state government cannot do without them. Without naming anyone, an editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' also underscored the need for coming out of the psyche that one should get only a lucrative portfolio in the government "to serve the state or country",
Macao, mainland's 20-year journey of shared development (3)
It takes just half an hour for Cai Yuanbo to travel from his home in Macao to his office in Hengqin, Zhuhai City on the Chinese mainland. After graduating from university, Cai started his own company Discover Macao, an online tourist platform which provides 1,700 travel programs. About 62 percent of the users are people residing in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area city cluster. Cai is one of a growing number of young people who live and work between
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