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5.8-magnitude quake hits China's Sichuan, 3 injured

Residents stand on the road to avoid the earthquake in Kangding County, southwest China’s

Sichuan Province, on November 25, 2014. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Kangding… 345 more words


Study: US, China co-operation could help close the emissions gap

Originally posted at tcktcktck.org

If the US and China were to adopt global best practice in their domestic climate policies, together, the world’s two largest emitters could close the 2020 emissions gap by 23%, according to new research. 740 more words

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China’s coal use dips for the first time this century

Originally posted at tcktckck.org

The world’s biggest polluter has dropped its coal usage for the first time this century.

Despite its economy growing 7.4% this year… 444 more words

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Microsoft to Pay China $140 Million for "Tax Evasion"

China has levied about $140 million in back taxes from Microsoft in the first major case concerning cross-border tax evasion in the country, as regulators ramp up pressure on U.S. 307 more words


Iran's no China @CarolineGlick #IranTalks

by Caroline Glick
November 24, 2014

The Obama administration will never abandon its courtship of Iran. On the eve of the extended deadline in the US-led six-party talks with Iran regarding Teheran’s illicit nuclear weapons program, the one thing that is absolutely clear is that courting Iran is the centerpiece of US President Barack Obama’s Middle East policy. READ MORE

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Manila, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles) – Fresh from successfully defending his World Boxing Welterweight crown against American Chris Algieri, Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao came home to a warm welcome from his adoring fans. 188 more words