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China to bolster support for childbirth, parenting (2)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-18 08:44:15 BEIJING, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) - Chinese authorities have issued a guideline introducing a raft of policies for prenatal and postnatal support to promote balanced long-term population development. These measures include better maternal care services and public-benefit childcare services, improved maternity and parental leave policies, preferential policies on housing and taxation, and the fostering of
Linguistic diversity on the rise in Canada, census data show (1)
Ottawa The Canadian PressPublished 2 hours agoUpdated 1 hour ago Share Bookmark Please log in to bookmark this story.Log InCreate Free Account The latest census figures show a record-high number of people in Canada now have a mother tongue other than French or English. The data also show about 12 per cent of people predominantly speak a nonofficial language at home, a proportion that has increased over the last 30 years.
Chinese Researchers Reveal Law Of Cave Biotic Colonization In Subtropical East Asia (1)
Faizan Hashmi Published August 17, 2022 | 04:10 PM BEIJING, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Aug, 2022 ) :Chinese researchers have revealed the law of biotic colonization of cave organisms in subtropical East Asia, according to the Institute of Botany under the Chinese academy of Sciences. Caves are home to unique and fragile biotas with high levels of endemism. Subtropical East Asia holds the world's largest karst land-form with
The US has been quietly giving Ukraine radar-hunting missiles that could really be a problem for Russia (2)
Michael Peck August 18, 2022, 12:37 AM US Marines load an AGM-88 High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile onto an F/A-18C at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on August 13, 2021.US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl.
Top Chinese legislator holds virtual talks with Tonga's senior official (2)
2022-08-18 09:24:00 Source:Xinhua Author: Li Zhanshu, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, holds talks with Tonga's Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Lord Fakafanua via video link at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Aug.
August 17, 202210:48 PM UTC Argentine official visits neighbors to bolster Falklands claim (2)
Reuters Argentine Secretary for Falklands (Malvinas) affairs Guillermo Carmona attends an interview with Reuters in Brasilia, Brazil August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado Read More Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, Aug 17 (Reuters) - The global geopolitical situation shaped by the war in Ukraine is an opportunity for Argentina to continue adding support for its sovereignty claim over British-run Falkland Islands, an
Thai court dismisses Mekong River activists' case against Xayaburi Dam in Laos (1)
The Thai Supreme Administrative Court rejected claims that buying power from the dam would cause damage. By RFA Lao 2022.08.17 Members of the Thai Mekong People's Network from Eight Provinces stand outside the Thai court after the verdict, Aug.
China mulls regulating sprawling mystery-box sales practices (1)
Xinhua, August 17, 2022 China's top market watchdog is planning to regulate the country's fast- growing mystery-box economy to encourage above-board sales and rational spending. Mystery boxes (or blind boxes) give a random item when opened, becoming a popular business model followed by toymakers, retailers, and souvenir designers. Lured by mystery boxes' uncertainty, some consumers have fallen victim to
J-K: Arms, ammunition dropped by Pakistani drone recovered in Jammu (3)
ANI | Updated: Aug 18, 2022 04:00 IST Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Toph village near the international border. According to Police, a case was registered on February 24, 2022 at Arnia police station regarding recovery of arms and ammunition dropped by Pakistani drone.
Senior political advisors discuss CPPCC innovation (2)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-18 00:10:45 BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) - Senior Chinese political advisors on Wednesday met in Beijing to discuss the practical, theoretical, and institutional innovation of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in the new era. Wang Yang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the CPPCC