Danielle Pollock

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How China is sending man back to the Moon to mine safe nuclear power and become the world's energy giant

The Night Sky in March: The lunar surface is rich in helium-3, perhaps the most valuable substances in nature, one that could provide energy for the world<p>Can we mine the Moon? It seems imperative to do so.<p>The space-faring nations have ignored the 1979 outer space treaty, and last year America's …

Green building development strengthens electrical and building automation sectors

13th edition of Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology confirms enthusiastic exhibitor participation<p>With a growing awareness of the importance of …

Urbanization

Hunt for foreign assets pits Japan Inc vs China

The requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below.<p>© (c) Copyright Thomson …

The dreams fueled my desires and I follow them willingly - Simon (Characters Speak Series)

The world is changing so fast it is unsettling.<p>I remember plains of grass extending to the horizon. The sound of the wind swishing among the long …

San Francisco

China opposes possible US THAAD deployment in ROK - World

MUNICH - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday spoke out against the possible deployment of an advanced US missile defence system in Republic of …

The meddling parents who go shopping for their child's spouse at world's weirdest marriage market in Shanghai...and the kids know nothing about it

• <b>China marriage market gets 10,000 parents a day look for suitable spouse</b>• <b><br>Parents display children's info on CVs detailing their age, education, job,</b> …

China

Woo-hoo! World’s first Simpsons stores to open in Shanghai and Beijing

Shanghai

China's Middle East Tour

Even as the Iran nuclear deal and the potential for rapprochement between Tehran and the West has inspired countless op-eds, China’s budding …

Elon Musk Wants A Tesla Factory In China This Year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is hoping to have a factory in China to produce Tesla electric vehicles by the middle of this year, reports <i>Engadget</i>. Musk, also CEO of SpaceX, told <i>Engadget</i> that the company is “doing reasonably well” in mainland China, where it has 15 stores across seven of the country’s major …

An Expansive, and Dangerous, Chinese View on Cyber Deterrence

More on:<p>Cybersecurity<p>China<p>Grand Strategy<p>In most open source writings, Chinese analysts tend to discount the possibility of deterrence in cyberspace. …

Chinese Premier presses VAT reform to boost economic vitality

Chinese Premier presses VAT reform to boost economic vitality<p>Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (2nd R) presides over a symposium on expanding VAT reform to …

Economics

How to get a seat at this fancy Sriracha and wine tasting event

If you're a Sriracha fan (and who isn't?), you may have already attempted your own Sriracha and wine pairing dinner. Friday night Sriracha-laden tacos with a bottle of red wine sound familiar?<p>Vintage Enoteca, a wine bar in Hollywood, is paying tribute to the wildly popular chile sauce by hosting an …

Sriracha Sauce

when dogma goes digital: the new insta-spirituality

As crystals, shamans, and dreamcatchers clog our feeds we ask: will social media spirituality destroy our consciousness?<p>My dad convinced me to play hooky from college in 2006 so we could take peyote in our living room with a Navajo chief and a group of my dad's bohemian friends as a way to heal his …

Renua, flat taxes, and evidence based policy making…

So the Renua flat tax proposal continues to keep them in the headlines, as I guess was the idea. But do we have any actual evidence as to the effects …

Income Inequality

Belgium ordered to reverse tax breaks

<b>Belgium has been ordered by European authorities to recover €700m (£524m; $763m) from 35 multinational companies after giving them illegal tax breaks.</b><p>Under a tax scheme in place since 2005, some firms could reduce taxable profits in Belgium by up to 90%.<p>Companies that were not part of global groups …

Taxes

7 Things Mindful People Do Before 9 A.M.

"Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who make the morning and spread it over the fields." -- Mary Oliver<p>When you're tired and sleep deprived, like many Americans today, mornings can often pass by in a groggy blur. But rushing to work without checking in with yourself is a waste of a precious …

Meditation

RBS cries 'sell everything' as deflationary crisis nears

RBS has advised clients to brace for a “cataclysmic year” and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil may plummet to $16 a barrel.<p>The bank’s credit team said markets are flashing stress alerts akin to the turbulent months before the Lehman crisis …

Stock Markets

The most brilliant China analyst in the world says the government has a 'new playbook'

So it should come as no surprise that Charlene Chu, an analyst known the world over for making sense of China's complex shadow-banking system, has a grim outlook for the year.<p>Her reports are considered one of Wall Street's most valuable commodities. The latest is ominously titled "Something's Gotta …

China needs $5 trillion to save its economy — and it might not work anyway

The country is dealing with a falling currency, an incredibly volatile stock market, and thinning corporate margins in sectors that used to drive the country's growth.<p>These are huge structural problems that will require both brilliance and cold hard cash to solve. The question is, how …

Is 2016 the year when the world tumbles back into economic crisis?

Some see China’s share collapse as merely a symptom of middle-class prosperity. Others take a darker view – and if they are right, the global threat is real<p>Rarely have financial markets had a more traumatic start to the year. Shares plunged, the price of oil clattered to its lowest level in 11 …

Stock Markets

Donald Trump's proposed tax on China could make a lot of voters very unhappy

Donald Trump thinks China is pushing the US around, economically speaking.<p>Beijing manipulates its currency and unfairly subsidizes domestic production to the detriment of American workers, in his view.<p>So earlier this week he proposed doing something about it: Mr. Trump, in an interview with The New …

China’s giant threat to global financial stability

It would only take three months of burning through reserves before China’s once mighty arsenal looks less than adequate for such a large economy<p>For stock markets, it’s been a grim start to the year, and it may be that things will get grimmer still before getting better. Everything rests on China, …

Beijing to shut 2,500 firms this year to fight pollution | Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing will close 2,500 small polluting firms this year in its latest effort to combat pollution, state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday, citing the municipal government.<p>A woman wearing a protective mask makes her way on a heavily polluted day in Beijing, December 26, …

Environmentalism

China sees consumer inflation, producer deflation in 2015 - Business

BEIJING - China's consumer inflation continued to grow mildly in 2015, and producer prices went deep into deflation territory, as domestic demand …

Vietnam Says China’s Flights to South China Sea a Threat to Air Safety

Vietnam authorities claim 46 instances of Chinese planes flying unannounced through Vietnam’s area of responsibility in first week of January<p>HANOI—Vietnam’s civil aviation regulators have accused China of jeopardizing regional air safety by flying aircraft to a disputed reef in the South China …

China

China forex regulator says will ramp up risk control efforts

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) made the comments in a statement on its website after concluding an internal meeting.<p>It will also continue to promote the orderly opening of China's capital account and improve its management of foreign exchange reserves, it said.<p>The meeting's …