It aims to increase the share of gas in its energy mix to

16 Mar

The program, customized for primary school student

nts, features smaller basketballs, lower rims and more accessible courts on campus to make the already popular sport even more appealing. Yao, at 2.26 meters tall, has been a towering figure at two sessions meetings since 2013. But this year, instead of making new proposals, he chose to focus on gathering more support from governmental
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15 Mar

New soldiers show enhanced qualities, leading officer says

China’s new generation of soldiers have developed better comprehensive qualities, are physically stronger, better educated and more enthusiastic in serving the country, said Senior Colonel Wei Changjin, political commissar of the Zaozhuang Regional Military Command, on Wednesday. “With a stronger economy and enhanced education, the comprehensive qualities of newly- recruited soldiers have been greatly improved,”
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14 Mar

European Union to suspend all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft at 3

  The European Union is suspending all operations of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Europe beginning at 3 p.m. ET, according to a statement.   “As a precautionary measure, EASA has published today an Airworthiness Directive, effect ive as of 19:00 UTC, suspending all flight operations of all Boeing Model 737-8 MAX and 737-9 MAX aeroplanes
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12 Mar

Russian authorities may have wide latitude to restrict sp

  ech online, but it’s also worth remembering that the Yarovaya Law had a major impact on religious freedom in Russia.   A 2018 State Department report noted that Russian authorities “prosecuted individuals of many denomination s for unauthorized missionary activity under the amendments to antiterrorism laws passed in 2016, known as the Yarovaya Package. Polic e
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12 Mar

But the move to curtail internet freedom and the crackd

  own on religious minorities reflect broader official paranoia about internal threats. Russia’s top leadership has a conspiratorial view of the world, with Rus sia opposed by foreign adversaries from without and of fifth columnists from within.   Putin talks pocketbook issues, but still brandishes missiles   In a speech last weekend, Russia’s top military officer, Gen. Valery
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